7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Madison
+3
bus + Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
1
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Camden
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: Madison

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Ogunquit trip itinerary tool .

Madison to Ogunquit is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Madison to Ogunquit. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ogunquit when traveling from Madison in September, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

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

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Echo Lake Beach and The Seal Cove Auto Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Otter Cliff, take in nature's colorful creations at Asticou Azalea Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, and walk around Agamont Park.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip planning app .

Drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. September in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Asticou Azalea Garden, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Schoodic Peninsula ©
Schoodic Peninsula
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, then do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and finally wander the streets of High Street Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, stop by Owls Head Lighthouse, and then appreciate the history behind Andre the Seal Statue.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Camden trip builder site .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Owls Head, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Andre the Seal Statue
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Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
High Street Historic District ©
High Street Historic District

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