8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
York
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Whopaints Gallery and The Christmas Vacation Shop. Get outdoors at Schoodic Peninsula and Precipice Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Ship Harbor Nature Trail in Bass Harbor (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour's Church :, contemplate the waterfront views at Frenchman Bay, and stroll through Bubble Rock.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip planning site .

London, UK to Bar Harbor is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 9°C and lows are around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Ship Harbor Nature Trail, Whopaints Gallery
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St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, enjoy the sea views from Owls Head Lighthouse, and then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Maine State Prison Store, visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum, then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, and finally contemplate the long history of High Street Historic District.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Camden using our trip planner.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Camden are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Camden

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Owls Head, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Maine State Prison Store
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Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

1
night
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Agamenticus, then enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the York tour itinerary builder .

Drive from Camden to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Ogunquit
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Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

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