7 days in Newport & Acadia National Park Itinerary

7 days in Newport & Acadia National Park Itinerary

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Newport
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Acadia National Park
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Newport
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Newport — 1 night

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore and take pictures at Bellevue Avenue Historic District.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Newport trip planner.

Dumfries to Newport is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dumfries in May: high temperatures in Newport hover around 65°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Acadia National Park.
Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Acadia National Park — 4 nights

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Visiting Great Head Trail and Carriage Roads will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Little Hunters Beach and Acadia's Birds. The adventure continues: stroll through Heart of Acadia Loop, take in the natural beauty of Sieur de Monts Spring, get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Jordan Cliffs Trail.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Acadia National Park visit planning app.

You can fly from Newport to Acadia National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Newport in May; daily highs in Acadia National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to fly to Newport.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
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Newport — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Chateau-sur-Mer and then don't miss a visit to International Tennis Hall of Fame. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Preservation Society of Newport County and then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of American Illustration.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Newport trip builder site.

Fly from Acadia National Park to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Acadia National Park in May, Newport is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums