8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Montreal

1
night
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 (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ogunquit trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Ogunquit is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Montreal in July, plan for little chillier nights in Ogunquit, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, Seapoint Beach
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): head off the coast to Cabbage Island and then admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Dirty Bird Pottery, enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then hunt for treasures at Boothbay Farmers' Market, and finally identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor day trip planning website .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boothbay Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boothbay, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, then do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and finally walk around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Camden trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Camden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Boothbay Harbor in August, you will find days in Camden are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Cellardoor Winery
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
French & Brawn Market Place ©
French & Brawn Market Place

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. When in Bar Harbor, make a side trip to see Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor, approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Acadia National Park, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and contemplate the long history of St. Saviour's Church :.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cadillac Mountain, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Schoodic Point, Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden
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Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park

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