6 days in Maine Itinerary

6 days in Maine Itinerary

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6 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Rockland
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
York
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
day
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. On the 9th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rockland online sightseeing planner .

San Francisco to Rockland is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Rockland due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Rockland reach 58°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums Historic Sites
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Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Cadillac Mountain and Acadia National Park. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, contemplate the long history of St. Saviour's Church :, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Rockland to Bar Harbor in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island

1
night
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our York visit website .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to York in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites
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Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

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