6 days in Maine Itinerary

6 days in Maine Itinerary

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6 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  4 h
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
+3
Shuttle + Foot + Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 11th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at George Marshall Store Gallery and then enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, then stroll through Ogunquit Beach, and finally look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our York itinerary builder site .

Philadelphia to York is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, expect York to be a bit cooler, temps between 81°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, When Pigs Fly Company Store
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 13th (Mon), look for gifts at Dirty Bird Pottery, take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and then identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, then enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip planner.

Getting from York to Boothbay Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Boothbay, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, contemplate the long history of St. Saviour's Church :, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Asticou Azalea Garden, and then trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor itinerary planner.

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Asticou Azalea Garden
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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