7 days in Portland, Bar Harbor & Burlington Itinerary

7 days in Portland, Bar Harbor & Burlington Itinerary

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Portland
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
Fly
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Burlington
— 2 nights

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Portland — 1 night

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, and then look for gifts at Lisa-Marie's Made in Maine.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portland travel itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Portland. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.
Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trip

Bar Harbor — 3 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for parks, wildlife, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, and admire the natural beauty at Turrets Seaside Garden.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Portland to Bar Harbor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can fly to Burlington.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
Side Trip

Burlington — 2 nights

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): examine the collection at Shelburne Museum and then trek along Stowe Recreation Path. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Burlington Bike Path and then stroll around Waterfront Park.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Burlington itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Bar Harbor to Burlington in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bar Harbor in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Burlington: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 61°F at night.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trips