6 days in Maine Itinerary

6 days in Maine Itinerary

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6 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  9​h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Ogunquit
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Saint Louis

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Acadia National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, and then trek along Precipice Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor online road trip planner .

Saint Louis to Bar Harbor is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Bar Harbor is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Saint Louis in September, with highs in Bar Harbor at 70°F and lows at 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Precipice Trail, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, stroll around South End Dog Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Beth Condon Pathway, head off the coast to Cabbage Island, and then identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

South End Dog Park, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Beth Condon Pathway, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, and finally get outside with Fisherman's Walk.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit trip planner .

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Ogunquit takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Ogunquit sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Fisherman's Walk, Nubble Lighthouse, St. Ann's Episcopal Church
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church

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