7 days in Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

7 days in Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Camden
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Phippsburg
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Chicago

4
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site and Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Beech Hill Reserve and High Street Historic District. Venture out of the city with trips to Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (in Bristol), Round Pond Art Gallery and Shoppe (in Round Pond) and Boothbay Region Land Trust (in Boothbay Harbor). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, pause for some photo ops at Andre the Seal Statue, look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store, and stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre.

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Chicago to Camden is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect Camden to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Phippsburg.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Rockport, Cellardoor Winery, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Round Pond Art Gallery and Shoppe
Highlights from your plan
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
Phippsburg

Phippsburg ©
Phippsburg is a town in Sagadahoc County, Maine, United States, on the west side of the mouth of the Kennebec River. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Georgetown Pottery, contemplate the long history of Fort Popham State Historic Site, and then immerse yourself in nature at Popham Beach State Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Maine Maritime Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Reid State Park, and then steep yourself in history at The Wilson Memorial Chapel.

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You can drive from Camden to Phippsburg in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phippsburg

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Georgetown, Maine Maritime Museum, The Wilson Memorial Chapel
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Fort Popham State Historic Site ©
Fort Popham State Historic Site
Reid State Park ©
Reid State Park
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park