7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Freeport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Camden
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

1
night
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 5th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. On your second day here, stop by Kittery Trading Post, enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the York tour planner .

Salt Lake City to York is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Salt Lake City to York, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: high temperatures in York hover around 80°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Freeport.

Things to do in York

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Wells Beach, Kittery Trading Post
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach

1
night
Freeport

Freeport ©
Freeport is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Maine Wildlife Park, then get some fabulous bargains at L.L. Bean Factory Store, then get a taste of the local shopping with Georgetown Pottery, and finally grab your bike and head to Beth Condon Pathway.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Freeport day trip planning app .

Drive from York to Freeport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from York in August, Freeport is little chillier at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Freeport

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Beth Condon Pathway, Georgetown Pottery, Maine Wildlife Park
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L.L. Bean Factory Store ©
L.L. Bean Factory Store
Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park
Georgetown Pottery ©
Georgetown Pottery

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 8th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path and then head off the coast to Mount Desert Island.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Freeport to Bar Harbor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. August in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

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

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Maine State Prison Store
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Maine State Prison Store ©
Maine State Prison Store

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