8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Scarborough
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
York
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Newark

3
nights
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Southwest Harbor ©
Southwest Harbor is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Heart of Acadia Loop and Wonderland Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Flying Mountain Hiking Trail and Indian Point Blagden Preserve.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Southwest Harbor tour itinerary planning app .

Newark to Southwest Harbor is an approximately 6-hour flight. In July, Southwest Harbor is little chillier than Newark - with highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Camden.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Indian Point Blagden Preserve, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Asticou Azalea Garden
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): go for a walk through Belfast Harborwalk, learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, and then stroll through Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Maine Lighthouse Museum, then examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store, and finally pause for some photo ops at Andre the Seal Statue.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Camden trip planner.

You can drive from Southwest Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Scarborough.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cellardoor Winery, Maine State Prison Store, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Andre the Seal Statue, Maine Lighthouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Maine State Prison Store ©
Maine State Prison Store
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

1
night
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town in Cumberland County on the southern coast of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Higgins Beach, then kick back and relax at Pine Point Beach, and then look for gifts at Len Libby Chocolates.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Scarborough trip tool .

You can drive from Camden to Scarborough in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Scarborough

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Higgins Beach ©
Higgins Beach
Len Libby Chocolates ©
Len Libby Chocolates

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 (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Agamenticus, then kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Abacus.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the York vacation builder website .

Getting from Scarborough to York by car takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in York can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Ogunquit
Highlights from your plan
Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus
Abacus ©
Abacus

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