8 days in Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park & Ogunquit Itinerary

8 days in Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park & Ogunquit Itinerary

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Bar Harbor
— 1 night
Drive
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Acadia National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Bus to Boston, MA - Logan Airport, Fly to Rochester

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Abbe Museum and then look for gifts at The Christmas Vacation Shop.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor road trip planning website.

Rochester to Bar Harbor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rochester in September, you will find days in Bar Harbor are slightly colder (70°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
Abbe Museum ©
History Museum
Abbe Museum
4.0
The Christmas Vacation Shop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
The Christmas Vacation Shop
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Acadia National Park

First Eastern 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse. Get outdoors at Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail and Heart of Acadia Loop. There's still lots to do: trek along Bubble Rock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorham Mountain Trail, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park travel planner.

Acadia National Park is just a short distance from Bar Harbor. In September, daily temperatures in Acadia National Park can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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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 8th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Ogunquit Museum of American Art and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Footbridge Beach, see the interesting displays at USS Albacore Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ogunquit online day trip planner.

Getting from Acadia National Park to Ogunquit by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ogunquit can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
USS Albacore Museum ©
History Museum
USS Albacore Museum
4.7

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