8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Camden
— 1 night
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Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
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Ogunquit
— 2 nights

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and St. Saviour's Church :. Get in touch with nature at Cadillac Mountain and Frenchman Bay. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Christmas Spirit Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Head Trail, and trek along Gorham Mountain Trail.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor online visit planner.

Chicago to Bar Harbor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Bar Harbor is 1 hour. In September, Bar Harbor is slightly colder than Chicago - with highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

1
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Camden

Camden ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): see what you can catch with Morning In Maine Boat Tour, examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, do a tasting at Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery, then immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Camden trip planner.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

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Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then identify plant and animal life at Cap'n Fish's Cruises, and finally head off the coast to Cabbage Island. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, then admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island, and finally enjoy the sea views from Doubling Point Lighthouse.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Camden to Boothbay Harbor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Boothbay Harbor sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cap'n Fish's Cruises ©
Cap'n Fish's Cruises
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, and finally identify plant and animal life at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit trip planner.

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Ogunquit takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ogunquit can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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