8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly + Drive:  4 h
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rockland
— 2 nights
Fly + Foot:  5 h 15 min
End: New York City

1
night
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 20th (Sat), look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Sands Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach, kick back and relax at Wells Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Uniques and Antiques.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read York trip itinerary maker website.

New York City to York is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in York hover around 75°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in York

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Wells Beach, When Pigs Fly Company Store
Highlights from your plan
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The Seal Cove Auto Museum and St. Saviour's Church : are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Sand Beach and Ocean Path. Venture out of the city with trips to Catherine Hill Winery (in Cherryfield) and Winter Harbor (Whopaints Gallery & Schoodic Point). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Frenchman Bay, walk around Village Green, go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, and grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from York 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. Traveling from York in June, you will find days in Bar Harbor are slightly colder (68°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, Catherine Hill Winery, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Asticou Azalea Garden
Highlights from your plan
Frenchman Bay ©
Frenchman Bay
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach

2
nights
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and then enjoy the sea views from Maine Lighthouse Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, then do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and finally don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rockland trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Rockland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Rockland, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Owls Head, Camden, Cellardoor Winery
Highlights from your plan
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

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