6 days in Portland & Bar Harbor Itinerary

6 days in Portland & Bar Harbor Itinerary

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Portland
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Bar Harbor
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Portland
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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 14th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Portland. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
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Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes Great Head Trail, Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, Otter Cliff, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, look for gifts at Christmas Spirit Shop, contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, and cruise along Park Loop Road.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor travel planner.

You can drive from Portland to Bar Harbor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Southwest Harbor, Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead ©
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead

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Portland

Portland ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Maine Heritage Village and then trek along Cliff Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Portland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus.

Things to do in Portland

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Cliff Trail, Maine Heritage Village
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Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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