60 days in Maine Itinerary

60 days in Maine Itinerary

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60 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Bangor
1
Bangor
— 10 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Camden
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Ogunquit
— 13 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Bangor

10
nights
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bangor City Forest and Penobscot River Walkway. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mount Hope Garden Cemetery and Fort Knox State Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangor: Greenville (Moosehead Lake, Lily Bay State Park, & more), Skowhegan Historic District (in Skowhegan) and Millinocket (Baxter State Park & River Rafting & Tubing). Next up on the itinerary: have fun and explore at Maine Discovery Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schoodic Mountain, admire the sheer force of Moxie Falls, and see the interesting displays at Cole Land Transportation Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangor vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Bangor. June in Bangor sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenville, Millinocket, Prospect, Elephant Mountain, Fort Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
River Rafting & Tubing
Lily Bay State Park ©
Lily Bay State Park

15
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kids will enjoy George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History and Little Hunters Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Echo Lake Beach and Sand Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bar Harbor: Ship Harbor Nature Trail (in Bass Harbor), Schoodic Point (in Winter Harbor) and Southwest Harbor (Wonderland Trail & Perpendicular Trail). Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, explore the activities along Frenchman Bay, take an in-depth tour of Abbe Museum, and stroll around Village Green.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Bangor to Bar Harbor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bangor in July: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Southwest Harbor, Asticou Azalea Garden, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, Schoodic Point
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Little Hunters Beach ©
Little Hunters Beach
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach

11
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pitcher Pond and Shirttail Point. Get some historical perspective at High Street Historic District and Owls Head Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Searsport (Moose Point State Park & Penobscot Marine Museum), Barred Island Preserve (in Deer Isle) and Northport Landing Gallery & Espresso Bar (in Northport). Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Megunticook Lake, stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, play a few rounds at Samoset Resort Golf Course, and browse the exhibits of Maine Lighthouse Museum.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Camden online trip builder .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Camden, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockport, Belfast, Port Clyde, Lincolnville, Rockland
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum

10
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Reid State Park and Pemaquid Beach Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Burnt Island Lighthouse and Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boothbay Harbor: Maine Wildlife Park (in Gray), Lewiston (Androscoggin River & Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul) and Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village (in New Gloucester). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, steep yourself in history at Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, admire the majestic nature at Popham Beach State Park, and visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Boothbay Harbor trip planner .

You can drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Boothbay, Lewiston, Brunswick, Georgetown, Phippsburg
Highlights from your plan
Reid State Park ©
Reid State Park
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

13
nights
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.
Attractions like Parsons Beach and Goose Rocks Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Get some historical perspective at Marginal Way Walkway and Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Ogunquit side-trips: Portland (East End Beach, Rising Tide Brewing Company, & more), Scarborough (Higgins Beach, Pine Point Beach, & more) and Saco (Aquaboggan Water Park & Funtown Splashtown USA). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Agamenticus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Drakes Island Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit attractions planner.

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Ogunquit in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Ogunquit, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portland, Kennebunkport, Wells, Kennebunk, Scarborough
Highlights from your plan
Drakes Island Beach ©
Drakes Island Beach
Kennebunk Beach ©
Kennebunk Beach
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church

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