8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
Drive:  4​h
1
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rockland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at Wells Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Long Sands Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then explore and take pictures at Perkins Cove.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip planner .

Bar Harbor to Ogunquit is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. When traveling from Bar Harbor in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ogunquit: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wells Beach, Mast Cove Galleries, Long Sands Beach, Old Orchard Beach
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kids will enjoy Shore Path and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, and cruise along Park Loop Road.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor route planning website .

Drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. When traveling from Ogunquit in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park.

Make your Rockland itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Rockland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rockland can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Rockland

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Camden
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

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