7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Plattsburgh
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Plattsburgh

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Ogunquit Beach and Wells Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Marginal Way Walkway and Portland Head Light. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach) and W. Robert Paine Gallery (in Kennebunkport). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk, and explore the world behind art at George Marshall Store Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ogunquit planner .

Plattsburgh to Ogunquit is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kennebunkport, York, When Pigs Fly Company Store, Long Sands Beach, Fisherman's Walk
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 22nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour's Church :, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Ogunquit, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Cadillac Mountain
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

1
night
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 24th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor day trip planning tool .

Getting from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boothbay
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
The Wilson Memorial Chapel ©
The Wilson Memorial Chapel

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