8 days in Bar Harbor & Mount Washington Itinerary

8 days in Bar Harbor & Mount Washington Itinerary

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Bar Harbor
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mount Washington
— 2 nights
Drive to Portland International Jetport, Fly to La Guardia Airport

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cadillac Mountain and Shore Path. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bar Harbor: Winter Harbor (Works of Hand & Schoodic Point). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hike along Gorham Mountain Trail, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and explore and take pictures at Park Loop Road.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor road trip site.

New York City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Washington.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Mount Washington

Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Mount Washington State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, then stroll through Jewell Trail, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Adams. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Hatch Orchard, then appreciate the views at Mount Washington Valley, and then explore the striking landscape at Crawford Notch.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Washington travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Mount Washington takes 5 hours. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, expect nights in Mount Washington to be slightly colder, around 44°F, while days are much colder, around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Washington

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip