8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Milford
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Rockland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Milford

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, visit a coastal fixture at Rockland Breakwater Light, then admire the majestic nature at Ducktrap River Park, and finally browse the exhibits of Farnsworth Art Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rockland trip planner .

Milford to Rockland is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Milford in August, expect nights in Rockland to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are little chillier, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Rockland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Camden, Ducktrap River Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Rockland Breakwater Light ©
Rockland Breakwater Light

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Family-friendly places like Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf and Sand Beach will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and identify plant and animal life at Shore Path.

Discover how to plan a Bar Harbor trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Rockland to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ogunquit Beach and Footbridge Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Ogunquit side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester), Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach) and Portland Observatory (in Portland). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, browse for treasures at Uniques and Antiques, and admire the masterpieces at Ogunquit Museum of American Art.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ogunquit trip maker .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ogunquit are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portland Observatory, Old Orchard Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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