7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Bass Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rockland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kennebunk
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Dallas

3
nights
Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert

Northeast Harbor ©
Northeast Harbor is a village on Mount Desert Island, located in the town of Mount Desert in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You'll explore and learn at Cole Land Transportation Museum and Abbe Museum. Get outdoors at Otter Cliff and Little Hunters Beach. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, visit a coastal fixture at Egg Rock Light, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Asticou Azalea Garden.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Northeast Harbor trip planner .

Dallas to Northeast Harbor is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Northeast Harbor due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in August, expect Northeast Harbor to be much colder, temps between 75°F and 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bass Harbor.

Things to do in Northeast Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Cole Land Transportation Museum
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Asticou Azalea Garden ©
Asticou Azalea Garden
Little Hunters Beach ©
Little Hunters Beach
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park

1
night
Bass Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bass Harbor ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Echo Lake Beach, then stop by Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop, then see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ship Harbor Nature Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bass Harbor trip maker tool .

Bass Harbor is just a stone's throw from Northeast Harbor. August in Bass Harbor sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Bass Harbor

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, enjoy the sea views from Owls Head Lighthouse, then visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum, then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, and finally make a trip to Curtis Island Light.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rockland online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bass Harbor to Rockland takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kennebunk.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Owls Head, Curtis Island Light, Cellardoor Winery
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Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse

1
night
Kennebunk

Kennebunk
Kennebunk is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gooch's Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mother's Beach.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kennebunk day trip planner.

Getting from Rockland to Kennebunk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rockland in August, you will find days in Kennebunk are a bit warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kennebunk

Beaches Outdoors Parks

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