7 days in York & Maine Itinerary

7 days in York & Maine Itinerary

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7 days in York & Maine Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
York Harbor
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
2
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Newark


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York Harbor

York Harbor ©
York Harbor is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of York in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk and then look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the York Harbor online trip itinerary builder .

Newark to York Harbor is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark in August, things will get slightly colder in York Harbor: highs are around 80°F and lows about 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in York Harbor

Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

When Pigs Fly Company Store
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Fisherman's Walk ©
Fisherman's Walk

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Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then explore and take pictures at Mount Agamenticus, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Abacus, kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, and then kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ogunquit online trip maker .

Ogunquit is just a short distance from York Harbor. Traveling from York Harbor in August, Ogunquit is a bit cooler at night with lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

York
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Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Abacus ©
Abacus

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Portland

Portland ©
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 12th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Maine Wildlife Park, look for gifts at Len Libby Chocolates, and then enjoy the sea views from Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Bowdoin College Museum of Art and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Portland trip simple and quick.

Getting from Ogunquit to Portland by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

South Portland, Len Libby Chocolates, Maine Wildlife Park, Bowdoin College Museum of Art
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Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Bowdoin College Museum of Art ©
Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
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.
On the 14th (Wed), examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then stroll through Bubble Rock, and then trek along Heart of Acadia Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Precipice Trail and then hike along Great Head Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Acadia National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Portland to Acadia National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Acadia National Park can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail

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