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
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Bologna

2
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 2nd (Wed), get outside with Fisherman's Walk, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at PANACHE FINE JEWELRY AND ART GALLERY, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, and finally stroll through Ogunquit Beach.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our York trip planner.

Bologna, Italy to York is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bologna to York due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bologna in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in York, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Kennebunkport
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

1
night
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, then head off the coast to Cabbage Island, then look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor online journey maker.

You can drive from York to Boothbay Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

The Wilson Memorial Chapel
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Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Boat Tours & Water Sports
The Wilson Memorial Chapel ©
The Wilson Memorial Chapel

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, then do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

Discover how to plan a Camden trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Boothbay Harbor to Camden by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Owls Head Transportation Museum, Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, Cellardoor Winery
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 6th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, then go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, and finally trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail. On the next day, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

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