7 days in Princeton & Bar Harbor Itinerary

7 days in Princeton & Bar Harbor Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Princeton
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bar Harbor
— 4 nights
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Princeton

— 2 nights

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Explore Princeton's surroundings by going to Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson) and Sesame Place (in Langhorne). The adventure continues: walk around Grounds For Sculpture, explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, test your problem-solving skills at Amazing Escape Room Princeton, and pause for some serene contemplation at Princeton University Chapel.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Princeton route planning tool.

New York City to Princeton is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Princeton dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Princeton

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bar Harbor

— 4 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for wildlife, trails, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Princeton to Bar Harbor in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Princeton in August: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 75°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips