8 days in Bristol & Bar Harbor Itinerary

8 days in Bristol & Bar Harbor Itinerary

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Fly to Portland International Jetport, Drive to Bristol
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Bristol
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Bristol
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Bar Harbor
— 6 nights
Fly

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Bristol

Bristol is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), walk around The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bristol road trip website.

Philadelphia to Bristol is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, things will get little chillier in Bristol: highs are around 79°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bristol.

Things to do in Bristol

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Bristol

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): gain insight at Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bristol itinerary builder tool.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Bristol

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bar Harbor

— 6 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Bar Harbor side-trips: Camden (Camden Hills State Park & Mount Battie). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, get outside with Outdoor Activities, hike along Precipice Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bristol to Bar Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips