8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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Camden
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights

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Camden

Camden ©
On the 15th (Sat), do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and then look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Camden sightseeing planning app.

Nashville to Camden is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Camden due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nashville in May, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Camden: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Cellardoor Winery
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

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: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portland.

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
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

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Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Ogunquit (Perkins Cove, Marginal Way Walkway, &more) and Nubble Lighthouse (in York). There's much more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at The Maine Brew Bus, visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, walk around Fort Williams Park, and don't miss a visit to United States Custom House.

Make your Portland itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. May in Portland sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Cape Elizabeth, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
The Maine Brew Bus ©
The Maine Brew Bus
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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