8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bologna
Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Bologna

3
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Venture out of the city with trips to Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth), Portland (Portland Observatory & Allagash Brewing Company) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Kennebunkport). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our York trip planning tool.

Bologna, Italy to York is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bologna to York. Traveling from Bologna in July, expect nights in York to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in York

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland, Portland Head Light, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Wells Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bar Harbor: Chipman's Wharf (in Milbridge) and Schoodic Point (in Winter Harbor). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from York to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from York in July, with highs in Bar Harbor at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Chipman's Wharf, Schoodic Point
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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