6 days in Maine Itinerary

6 days in Maine Itinerary

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6 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Midland
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Midland

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 8th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, then trek along Wonderland Trail, and then get to know the fascinating history of Ship Harbor Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, hike along Bar Island Trails, then play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planning site .

Midland to Bar Harbor is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. In October, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Wonderland Trail, Ship Harbor Nature Trail
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Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park
Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail
Ship Harbor Nature Trail ©
Ship Harbor Nature Trail

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum, explore the galleries of Owls Head Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and finally walk around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Camden trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Camden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Owls Head, Maine Lighthouse Museum
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Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stop by Stonewall Kitchen, kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wells Reserve at Laudholm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse and then stroll through Reid State Park.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Camden to Portland in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Portland are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Stonewall Kitchen, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, Wells Reserve at Laudholm, Reid State Park, Footbridge Beach
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Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Reid State Park ©
Reid State Park
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

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