8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: York
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Acadia National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Millinocket
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
End: York

1
night
Portland

Portland
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner .

York to Portland is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from York in June, with highs in Portland at 73°F and lows at 54°F. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Tours

3
nights
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Acadia National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, trek along Gorham Mountain Trail, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Acadia National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Acadia National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©

1
night
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): have fun and explore at Maine Discovery Museum, pause for some photo ops at Paul Bunyan Statue, then examine the collection at Cole Land Transportation Museum, then stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, and finally take in the views from Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bangor trip builder site .

Drive from Acadia National Park to Bangor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Acadia National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Bangor, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Millinocket.

Things to do in Bangor

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Maine Discovery Museum ©
Maine Discovery Museum
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

2
nights
Millinocket

Millinocket
Millinocket is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States.The population was 4,506 at the 2010 census. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Baxter State Park. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Baxter State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Millinocket trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Millinocket takes 3.5 hours. In June in Millinocket, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 52°F at night. You will leave for Acadia National Park on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Millinocket

Parks Nature

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