8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Wells
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Rangeley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Greenville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Rockland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store and then explore and take pictures at Mount Agamenticus. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Mother's Beach, then kick back and relax at Kennebunk Beach, then kick back and relax at Goose Rocks Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Compliments.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wells trip itinerary planning website .

Philadelphia to Wells is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect Wells to be little chillier, temps between 80°F and 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rangeley.

Things to do in Wells

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Kennebunkport, Mother's Beach, When Pigs Fly Company Store, Mount Agamenticus
Highlights from your plan
Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus
Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

1
night
Rangeley

Rangeley ©
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Smalls Falls, take a memorable drive along Height of Land, then take an in-depth tour of Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Bald Mountain, and finally enjoy some diversion at Moose Alley.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rangeley tour planning tool .

Getting from Wells to Rangeley by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rangeley are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Rangeley

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Smalls Falls ©
Smalls Falls
Height of Land ©
Height of Land

1
night
Greenville

Greenville ©
Greenville is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): look for gifts at Moosehead Lake Indian Store at Kamp Kamp, take an in-depth tour of Katahdin Cruises and Moosehead Marine Museum, then explore the activities along Moosehead Lake, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Lily Bay State Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Greenville trip builder .

Traveling by car from Rangeley to Greenville takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rangeley in August, you will find days in Greenville are little chillier (73°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rockland.

Things to do in Greenville

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Moosehead Lake ©
Moosehead Lake
Lily Bay State Park ©
Lily Bay State Park

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store, don't miss a visit to Haynes Gallery, see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, examine the collection at Owls Head Lighthouse, then enjoy the sea views from Maine Lighthouse Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Owl's Head State Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rockland day trip planning website .

You can drive from Greenville to Rockland in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Owls Head, Thomaston, Owl's Head State Park
Highlights from your plan
Maine State Prison Store ©
Maine State Prison Store
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): hike along Bar Island Trails, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Eagle Lake Acadia National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, then stop by A LITTLE MAD, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Rockland to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Cadillac Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

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