7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
York
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor online trip itinerary builder .

Minneapolis to Bar Harbor is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Bar Harbor is a bit cooler than Minneapolis - with highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Cadillac Mountain
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor travel route builder site .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island

3
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ogunquit Beach and Wells Beach. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth) and Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, stop by Stonewall Kitchen, explore and take pictures at Perkins Cove, and browse for treasures at Uniques and Antiques.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the York online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July in York, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland Head Light, Old Orchard Beach, Wells Beach
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach

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