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:  4​h 45​min
1
Wiscasset
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Wiscasset

Wiscasset ©
Wiscasset is a town in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Wiscasset day trip app .

New York City to Wiscasset is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Wiscasset at 79°F and lows at 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Wiscasset

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Popham Beach State Park, Boothbay Region Land Trust, Maine State Prison Store, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

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 19th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit route planner.

You can drive from Wiscasset to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. July in Ogunquit sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

3
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 20th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, then kick back and relax at Sand Beach, and finally look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, enjoy the sea views from Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, then examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Ogunquit, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

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