6 days in Maine Itinerary

6 days in Maine Itinerary

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6 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Kittery
Drive:  2​h
1
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Portland

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 4th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Abacus Gallery, contemplate the long history of The Wilson Memorial Chapel, and then immerse yourself in nature at Reid State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Boothbay Railway Village, then enjoy the sea views from Burnt Island Lighthouse, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Boothbay Harbor planning site .

Kittery to Boothbay Harbor is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In May in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Boothbay, Reid State Park
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Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Boothbay Railway Village ©
Boothbay Railway Village
The Wilson Memorial Chapel ©
The Wilson Memorial Chapel

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 6th (Mon), hike along Great Head Trail and then hike along Precipice Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally stroll through Bar Island Trails.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :

1
night
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. On the 8th (Wed), admire the striking features of Stephen King's House, look for all kinds of wild species at Orono Bog Boardwalk, and then grab your bike and head to Bangor City Forest. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Kenduskeag Stream Heritage Trail, then view the masterpieces at the rock & art shop, and then contemplate the long history of Penobscot Marine Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bangor attractions site .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Bangor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Bar Harbor in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Bangor, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Penobscot Marine Museum, Orono Bog Boardwalk
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Penobscot Marine Museum ©
Penobscot Marine Museum
Bangor City Forest ©
Bangor City Forest
the rock & art shop ©
the rock & art shop

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