6 days in Ogunquit & DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

6 days in Ogunquit & DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Ogunquit
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
2
Bass Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h
End: New York City

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.
On the 13th (Fri), sample the tasty concoctions at Tributary Brewing, then stroll through Ogunquit Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hampton Beach State Park.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit attractions website.

New York City to Ogunquit is an approximately 5.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, Ogunquit is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 74°F and lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Bass Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tributary Brewing, Old Orchard Beach, Hampton Beach State Park
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

3
nights
Bass Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bass Harbor ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse and Rockland Breakwater Light. Visiting Cadillac Mountain and Shore Path will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bass Harbor: Sand Beach (in Acadia National Park), Mount Battie (in Camden) and Jonathan Fisher House (in Blue Hill).

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Explore your travel options from Ogunquit to Bass Harbor with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Bass Harbor can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bass Harbor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Mount Battie, Jonathan Fisher House
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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