8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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Start: Portland
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Camden
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
York
— Few hours
Taxi + Bus:  1 h
End: Portland

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You've added Bar Harbor Bike Shop, Acadia Bike, St. Saviour's Church :, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at St. Saviour's Church :, head outdoors with Bar Harbor Bike Shop, trek along Bar Island Trails, then look for gifts at Sherman's Books & Stationery, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip planner.

Portland to Bar Harbor is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in June: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Acadia Bike ©
Acadia Bike
Oli's Trolley - Acadia National Park Tour ©
Oli's Trolley - Acadia National Park Tour
Lulu Lobster Boat ©
Lulu Lobster Boat

2
nights
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole, and then stroll through Sand Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park trip builder.

Acadia National Park is just a short distance from Bar Harbor. In June in Acadia National Park, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

few
hours
Camden

Camden
For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Camden trip planner.

Getting from Acadia National Park to Camden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Camden, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. You will leave for Boothbay Harbor on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Camden

Parks Outdoors Tours

4
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Relax by the water at Popham Beach State Park and Reid State Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Portland Head Light and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. Explore Boothbay Harbor's surroundings by going to L.L. Bean Factory Store (in Freeport), Rockland Breakwater Light (in Rockland) and Maine Maritime Museum (in Bath). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Cabbage Island, wander the streets of Old Port, take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and step into the grandiose world of Castle Tucker.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Camden to Boothbay Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Old Port, Rockland Breakwater Light, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

few
hours
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

Make your York itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ogunquit
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

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