7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  30​min
1
Biddeford
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Freeport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Belfast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Freeport
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
End: Portland

1
night
Biddeford

Biddeford ©
Biddeford is a city in York County, Maine, United States. For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Biddeford online tour planner .

Portland to Biddeford is an approximately half hour car ride. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Freeport.

Things to do in Biddeford

Historic Sites
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Saint Brendan's Chapel ©
Saint Brendan's Chapel

1
night
Freeport

Freeport ©
Freeport is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Wadsworth-Longfellow House, look and learn at Portland Observatory, and then revel in the low prices at Freeport Shopping Outlets. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Fort Popham State Historic Site, immerse yourself in nature at Popham Beach State Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Freeport online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Biddeford to Freeport takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Freeport

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Portland, Phippsburg, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
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Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Fort Popham State Historic Site ©
Fort Popham State Historic Site

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night
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, then step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maine State Aquarium.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Boothbay Harbor trip simple and quick.

Drive from Freeport to Boothbay Harbor in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Maine State Aquarium ©
Maine State Aquarium

2
nights
Belfast

Belfast ©
Belfast is a city in Waldo County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Moose Point State Park, contemplate the long history of Penobscot Marine Museum, then go for a walk through Belfast Harborwalk, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Passy Rail Trail. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Fort Point Lighthouse, then snap pictures at Penobscot Narrows Bridge, then look for gifts at Coyote Moon, and finally stroll around Belfast City Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Belfast vacation planner .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Belfast in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Freeport.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Searsport, Penobscot Narrows Bridge, Fort Point Lighthouse
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Moose Point State Park ©
Moose Point State Park
Penobscot Marine Museum
Penobscot Marine Museum
Fort Point Lighthouse ©
Fort Point Lighthouse

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night
Freeport

Freeport ©
On the 7th (Sat), look for gifts at L.L. Bean Factory Store and then admire the majestic nature at Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Freeport trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Belfast to Freeport takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Freeport

Nature Parks Shopping
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Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park ©
Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park

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