6 days in Maine Itinerary

6 days in Maine Itinerary

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6 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rockland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Rangeley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Kennebunkport
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Southwest Harbor ©
Southwest Harbor is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): trek along Flying Mountain Hiking Trail. Keep things going the next day: trek along Wonderland Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ship Harbor Nature Trail, then examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and finally get lost in a book at Southwest Harbor Public Library.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Southwest Harbor holiday maker app .

New York City to Southwest Harbor is an approximately 6-hour flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Southwest Harbor reach 75°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Ship Harbor Nature Trail, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Bubble Rock ©
Bubble Rock
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Maine Lighthouse Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Rockland day trip app .

Drive from Southwest Harbor to Rockland in 2.5 hours. August in Rockland sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rangeley.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Owls Head, General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier
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Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse

1
night
Rangeley

Rangeley ©
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Height of Land, then hike along Cascade Stream Gorge Trail, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Smalls Falls.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rangeley day trip planner .

You can drive from Rockland to Rangeley in 3 hours. Traveling from Rockland in August, Rangeley is a bit cooler at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Rangeley

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Height of Land ©
Height of Land
Cascade Stream Gorge Trail ©
Cascade Stream Gorge Trail

1
night
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. On the 1st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Kennebunkport trip planner.

Drive from Rangeley to Kennebunkport in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kennebunkport are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ogunquit
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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