8 days in Bar Harbor, West Point & Watkins Glen Itinerary

8 days in Bar Harbor, West Point & Watkins Glen Itinerary

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Bar Harbor
— 5 nights
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Drive to Bangor International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to West Point
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West Point
— 1 day
Drive
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Watkins Glen
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Saviour's Church : and Little Village Gifts. Escape the urban bustle at Shore Path and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beech Mountain Trail, trek along Ocean Path, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor route website.

Washington DC to Bar Harbor is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to West Point.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

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West Point

West Point is the oldest continuously occupied military post in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chuang Yen Monastery, then delve into the lush surroundings at Black Rock Forest Consortium, then brush up on your military savvy at West Point Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Statue of General Tadeusz Kosciuszko.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the West Point trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Bar Harbor to West Point with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in West Point

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): do a tasting at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., explore and take pictures at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park.

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You can drive from West Point to Watkins Glen in 4 hours. Traveling from West Point in August, Watkins Glen is slightly colder at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trip