7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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Start: Kansas City
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h
End: Kansas City

3
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Portland (Allagash Brewing Company & Portland Museum of Art), Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach) and Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Spring Point Shoreway.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our York trip builder site.

Kansas City to York is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Kansas City in August, things will get a bit cooler in York: highs are around 80°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in York

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland, Spring Point Shoreway, Old Orchard Beach, Portland Head Light
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Camden road trip website.

You can drive from York to Camden in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from York in August, expect nights in Camden to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are slightly colder, around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Cellardoor Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour's Church :, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carriage Roads, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor online trip planner.

You can drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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