7 days in Pottsville & DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

7 days in Pottsville & DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

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7 days in Pottsville & DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  2​h
1
Pottsville
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Philadelphia

3
nights
Pottsville

Pottsville ©
Pottsville is a city in, and the county seat of, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Pottsville side-trips: Hershey (The Hershey Story & Hersheypark), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Knoebels Amusement Resort (in Elysburg). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Bushkill Falls, browse the exhibits of Asa Packer Mansion, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pottsville tour app .

Philadelphia to Pottsville is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 63°F in Pottsville. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Pottsville

Theme Parks Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Hershey, Knoebels Amusement Resort, Bushkill Falls, Asa Packer Mansion, Longwood Gardens
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
Knoebels Amusement Resort ©
Knoebels Amusement Resort

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, stop by The Christmas Vacation Shop, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pottsville to Bar Harbor. Traveling from Pottsville in August, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cadillac Mountain, Schoodic Point
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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