8 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

8 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Mount Desert
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Winter Harbor
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Oklahoma City

2
nights
Mount Desert

Mount Desert ©
Mount Desert is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 11th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Asticou Azalea Garden, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Bubble Rock, enjoy the sea views from Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, and then get to know the fascinating history of Ship Harbor Nature Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Mount Desert trip planner.

Oklahoma City to Mount Desert is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Mount Desert, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oklahoma City in October, expect Mount Desert to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Desert

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Bass Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead ©
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse ©
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for wildlife, trails, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula, identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor travel route planner.

Bar Harbor is just a stone's throw from Mount Desert. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Winter Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Winter Harbor

Winter Harbor ©
Not to be confused with Winter Harbor, Maine the former name of Biddeford PoolWinter Harbor is a town on the Schoodic Peninsula in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 17th (Sat), shop like a local with Whopaints Gallery and then take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Point.

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Getting from Bar Harbor to Winter Harbor by car takes about an hour. In October in Winter Harbor, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Winter Harbor

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Whopaints Gallery ©
Whopaints Gallery