7 days in Boothbay Harbor, Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park Itinerary

7 days in Boothbay Harbor, Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maine route planner

Make it your trip
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Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
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Bar Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
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Boothbay Harbor

— 2 nights
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, catch a live performance at Carousel Music Theater, then stop by Enchantments, and finally get into the urban bustle at Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Popham Beach State Park, then see the interesting displays at Maine Maritime Museum, and then get some fabulous bargains at L.L. Bean Factory Store.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip planner.

Boston to Boothbay Harbor is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Boston in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Boothbay Harbor, with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Shopping · Nightlife · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Bar Harbor

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for wildlife, trails, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and steep yourself in history at St. Saviour's Church :.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor day trip planning app.

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Acadia National Park

— 2 nights

First Eastern 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 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Beach, then admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road, and then look for gifts at Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead.

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Acadia National Park is just a stone's throw from Bar Harbor. In August, daily temperatures in Acadia National Park can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip