8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
South Portland
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
York
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

2
nights
South Portland

South Portland ©
South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state, incorporated in 1898. On the 14th (Fri), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Port, and then admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Victoria Mansion, then revel in the low prices at L.L. Bean Factory Store, and then kick back and relax at Popham Beach State Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read South Portland itinerary planner.

Charlotte to South Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in July; daily highs in South Portland reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in South Portland

Museums Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Portland, Len Libby Chocolates, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Popham Beach State Park, Portland Head Light
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Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Old Port ©
Old Port
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Schooner Eastwind has been added to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and Cellardoor Winery. For shopping fun, head to Coyote Moon or Montsweag Flea Market. Step out of Boothbay Harbor to go to Bath and see Maine Maritime Museum, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and explore the historical opulence of Historic New England Castle Tucker.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Boothbay Harbor online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from South Portland to Boothbay Harbor takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Maine Maritime Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Montsweag Flea Market, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

2
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Kittery Trading Post, then look for gifts at Spoiled Rotten, then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our York trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in York can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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