7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rockland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
York Beach
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Springfield

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then head off the coast to Mount Desert Island.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip planner.

Springfield to Bar Harbor is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Springfield in August; daily highs in Bar Harbor reach 75°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Farnsworth Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and then enjoy the sea views from Rockland Breakwater Light.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rockland trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Rockland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rockland can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to York Beach.

Things to do in Rockland

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Owls Head Transportation Museum
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Rockland Breakwater Light ©
Rockland Breakwater Light
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

3
nights
York Beach

York Beach ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ogunquit Beach and Wells Beach. Marginal Way Walkway and Strawbery Banke Museum will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting York Beach side-trips: Salem (The House of the Seven Gables & Old Burying Point Cemetery) and Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton).

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the York Beach vacation planning tool .

Getting from Rockland to York Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Rockland, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in York Beach, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York Beach

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Salem, Ogunquit, Portsmouth, Nubble Lighthouse, Hampton Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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