8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Camden trip itinerary planner .

New York City to Camden is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Camden reach 49°F and lows reach 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Shopping Nature Museums

Side Trips

Beth's Farm Market, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Granite Hall Store
Highlights from your plan
Granite Hall Store ©
Granite Hall Store
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Cadillac Mountain and Jordan Cliffs Trail. Family-friendly places like Shore Path and George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. Take a break from Bar Harbor with a short trip to Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies in Deer Isle, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Little Village Gifts, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, and take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip planner .

You can drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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.
For shopping fun, head to L.L. Bean Factory Store or Abacus. You'll explore and learn at Portland Head Light and Mast Cove Galleries. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ogunquit: W. Robert Paine Gallery (in Kennebunkport) and Maine Art Hill (in Kennebunk). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Uniques and Antiques, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Sands Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit online trip maker .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In April, daytime highs in Ogunquit are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Kennebunkport, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Maine Art Hill, Long Sands Beach, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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