8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Casco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rangeley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Tampa, Florida

1
night
Casco

Casco ©
Casco is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. On the 26th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Sweet Laurel Rural Gallery.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Casco journey maker website .

Tampa to Casco is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In December, Casco is much colder than Tampa - with highs of 34°F and lows of 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rangeley.

Things to do in Casco

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Shawnee Peak, Maine Wildlife Park, Sweet Laurel Rural Gallery
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Shawnee Peak ©
Shawnee Peak
Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park
Sweet Laurel Rural Gallery ©
Sweet Laurel Rural Gallery

2
nights
Rangeley

Rangeley ©
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): stroll through Sugarloaf Mountain, then perfect your strike at Moose Alley, and then take a memorable drive along Height of Land. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Smalls Falls and then fly down the slopes at Saddleback Maine.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rangeley trip builder .

Traveling by car from Casco to Rangeley takes 2.5 hours. In December in Rangeley, expect temperatures between 32°F during the day and 15°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Rangeley

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sugarloaf Mountain
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Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Saddleback Maine ©
Saddleback Maine
Smalls Falls ©
Smalls Falls

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf and George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History. Get in touch with nature at Gorham Mountain Trail and Precipice Trail. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Frenchman Bay, trek along Bubble Rock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Indian Point Blagden Preserve, and explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor travel route planner.

You can drive from Rangeley to Bar Harbor in 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rangeley in December since evenings lows in Bar Harbor dip to 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
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Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail

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