7 days in Portland, Bar Harbor & Burlington Itinerary

7 days in Portland, Bar Harbor & Burlington Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner
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Portland
— 1 night
Drive
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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.
On the 7th (Wed), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, and then look for gifts at Lisa-Marie's Made in Maine.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portland route builder app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Portland. In September in Portland, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car 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: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the natural beauty at Turrets Seaside Garden, stroll through Shore Path, and cruise along Park Loop Road.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor planner.

You can drive from Portland to Bar Harbor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) 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 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum and then hike along Stowe Recreation Path. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Burlington Bike Path and then walk around Waterfront Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Burlington trip planner.

You can fly from Bar Harbor to Burlington in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Burlington sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trips