8 days in Connecticut, Vermont & Maine Itinerary

8 days in Connecticut, Vermont & Maine Itinerary

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Start: Boston
Drive:  2 h
1
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
2
Stowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Boston

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 24th (Fri), try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, browse the collection at Groton Public Library, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, and then contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village.

Plan trip to Mystic with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Boston to Mystic is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. July in Mystic sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Foxwoods Resort Casino, Groton Public Library
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

2
nights
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
On the 26th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, trek along Burlington Bike Path, and then hunt for treasures at Church Street Marketplace. On the next day, trek along Stowe Recreation Path and then explore the activities along Mad River.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Stowe vacation planner.

Getting from Mystic to Stowe by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Stowe when traveling from Mystic in July, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne Museum
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Park Loop Road, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, thenget engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, and finally hike along Gorham Mountain Trail.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor travel planner.

Drive from Stowe to Bar Harbor in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

2
nights
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 30th (Thu): head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, thenexplore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Ogunquit online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bar Harbor in July: highs in Ogunquit hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

York, Portland Head Light, Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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