8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

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

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stop by Maine State Prison Store, then see the interesting displays at Maine Lighthouse Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of High Street Historic District, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Megunticook Lake.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Camden trip itinerary builder website .

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. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get a bit cooler in Camden: highs are around 68°F and lows about 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maine Lighthouse Museum, Maine State Prison Store, Cellardoor Winery
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Maine State Prison Store ©
Maine State Prison Store
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Abbe Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Beech Mountain Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bubble Rock, take in the dramatic natural features at Otter Cliff, take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Shore Path.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip website .

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail
Otter Cliff ©
Otter Cliff

2
nights
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): stop by Scalawags Pet Boutique, then stroll through Ogunquit Beach, then kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Rotary Park, then kick back and relax at Mother's Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kennebunk Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kennebunkport trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Kennebunkport takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Bar Harbor in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kennebunkport: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Kennebunk
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Rotary Park ©
Rotary Park

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