8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Camden
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wells Reserve at Laudholm.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit trip website .

New York City to Ogunquit is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Ogunquit at 54°F and lows at 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mount Agamenticus, Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Ship Harbor Nature Trail and Frenchman Bay. Popular historic sites such as St. Saviour's Church : and Egg Rock Light are in your itinerary. When in Bar Harbor, make a side trip to see Beech Mountain Trail in Acadia National Park, approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, hike along Heart of Acadia Loop, and explore the striking landscape of Eagle Lake Acadia National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. While traveling from Ogunquit, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 49°F to lows of 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Ship Harbor Nature Trail, Flying Mountain Hiking Trail, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Ship Harbor Nature Trail ©
Ship Harbor Nature Trail
Heart of Acadia Loop ©
Heart of Acadia Loop

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 28th (Sun), examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then explore the galleries of Owls Head Lighthouse, then stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and finally wander the streets of High Street Historic District. On the next day, make a trip to Curtis Island Light, then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, and finally learn about winemaking at Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Camden visit app .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Camden, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Owls Head, Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, Cellardoor Winery, Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse

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