8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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Wells
— 3 nights
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
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Rockland
— 1 night

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Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a town in York County, Maine, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wells Reserve at Laudholm and Gooch's Beach. Visit Short Sands Beach and Footbridge Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach, identify plant and animal life at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, go for a walk through Rotary Park, and look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Wells tour itinerary website.

Los Angeles to Wells is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Wells is slightly colder at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Wells

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Short Sands Beach ©
Short Sands Beach

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Acadia National Park ©

First Eastern 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Echo Lake Beach and Sand Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Gorham Mountain Trail and Otter Cliff. There's much more to do: hike along Great Head Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Precipice Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, and take an in-depth tour of Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Acadia National Park itinerary website.

You can drive from Wells to Acadia National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Wells in August: highs in Acadia National Park hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rockland.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Otter Cliff ©
Otter Cliff
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail

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Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, then cast your line with Morning In Maine Boat Tour, and then immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rockland road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Acadia National Park to Rockland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rockland

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

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