7 days in Mount Desert Island Itinerary

7 days in Mount Desert Island Itinerary

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7 days in Mount Desert Island Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Southwest Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Kalamazoo

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. Get in touch with nature at Precipice Trail and Otter Cliff. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Great Head Trail and Sherman's Books & Stationery. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Northeast Harbor trip planner .

Kalamazoo to Northeast Harbor is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. In October in Northeast Harbor, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Southwest Harbor.

Things to do in Northeast Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park
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Otter Cliff ©
Otter Cliff
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park

3
nights
Southwest Harbor

Southwest Harbor ©
Southwest Harbor is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Wonderland Trail and Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park. Explore hidden gems such as Ship Harbor Nature Trail and Flying Mountain Hiking Trail. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Echo Lake Beach, stop by Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop, get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Beech Cliff Loop.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Southwest Harbor planner .

Southwest Harbor is very close to Northeast Harbor. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Echo Lake Beach, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, Ship Harbor Nature Trail
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Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach