6 days in Southwest Harbor & Bar Harbor Itinerary

6 days in Southwest Harbor & Bar Harbor Itinerary

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Southwest Harbor
— 2 nights
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Bar Harbor
— 3 nights

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Southwest Harbor

— 2 nights
Southwest Harbor is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 2nd (Wed), stroll around Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park, stroll through Flying Mountain Hiking Trail, explore the striking landscape at Somes Sound, then get to know the fascinating history of Ship Harbor Nature Trail, and finally head off the coast to Swans Island. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Perpendicular Trail, trek along Beech Mountain Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beech Cliff Loop, then see the interesting displays at Maine Granite Industry Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Echo Lake Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Southwest Harbor travel route planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Southwest Harbor. In September in Southwest Harbor, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Bar Harbor

— 3 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Visiting Gorham Mountain Trail and Great Head Trail will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Precipice Trail and Eagle Lake Acadia National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Bar Island Trails, tour the pleasant surroundings at Heart of Acadia Loop, catch all the local highlights with Wild Iris Farm, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary maker tool.

Bar Harbor is just a stone's throw from Southwest Harbor. In September, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips