7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Abacus and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ogunquit trip builder tool .

New York City to Ogunquit is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Ogunquit to be a bit cooler, temps between 81°F and 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Abacus ©
Abacus
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. You'll explore and learn at Maine Lighthouse Museum and Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum. High Street Historic District and Owls Head Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, learn about winemaking at Breakwater Vineyards, stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, and take in the pleasant sights at Belfast Harborwalk.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Camden trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Camden in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ogunquit in July, you will find days in Camden are a bit cooler (74°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Southwest Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Owls Head, Cellardoor Winery, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Belfast Harborwalk, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
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Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Southwest Harbor ©
Southwest Harbor is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 30th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wonderland Trail, then see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and then hike along Bubble Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Ship Harbor Nature Trail, then kick back and relax at Echo Lake Beach, and then stop by Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Southwest Harbor road trip tool .

Getting from Camden to Southwest Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. July in Southwest Harbor sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Ship Harbor Nature Trail
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop ©
Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop

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