8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rockland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Rangeley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Pittsburgh

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eagle Lake Acadia National Park and Heart of Acadia Loop. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Beech Cliff Loop and Bubble Rock. When in Bar Harbor, make a side trip to see Ship Harbor Nature Trail in Bass Harbor, approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Flying Mountain Hiking Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Otter Cliff, look for gifts at The Chocolate Moose, and cruise along Park Loop Road.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor road trip planner.

Pittsburgh to Bar Harbor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in July; daily highs in Bar Harbor reach 75°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Southwest Harbor, Ship Harbor Nature Trail
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Heart of Acadia Loop ©
Heart of Acadia Loop
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Maine Lighthouse Museum, look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store, then examine the collection at Owls Head Lighthouse, and finally admire the majestic nature at Owl's Head State Park.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rockland journey planner.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Rockland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rangeley.

Things to do in Rockland

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Maine State Prison Store, Owl's Head State Park, Owls Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Owl's Head State Park ©
Owl's Head State Park
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse

1
night
Rangeley

Rangeley ©
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Smalls Falls, then cruise along Height of Land, and then get outside with Quill Hill.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rangeley day trip website .

Drive from Rockland to Rangeley in 3 hours. When traveling from Rockland in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rangeley: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Rangeley

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Smalls Falls ©
Smalls Falls
Quill Hill ©
Quill Hill
Height of Land ©
Height of Land

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll through Ogunquit Beach, then stop by When Pigs Fly Company Store, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gooch's Beach, shop like a local with Compliments, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ogunquit online holiday planner .

Getting from Rangeley to Ogunquit by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ogunquit are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Compliments, When Pigs Fly Company Store, Gooch's Beach, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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