3 days in Maine Itinerary

3 days in Maine Itinerary

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3 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Albany
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Ogunquit
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
End: Albany

1
day
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 25th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Ogunquit vacation planner.

Albany to Ogunquit is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Albany in May; daily highs in Ogunquit reach 66°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Old Orchard Beach
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor holiday maker app .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in May, you will find days in Bar Harbor are little chillier (60°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Acadia National Park, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and finally cruise along Park Loop Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park road trip planning app .

Acadia National Park is just a short distance from Bar Harbor. In May, daily temperatures in Acadia National Park can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach

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