8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

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

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Camden online route planner .

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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Camden at 68°F and lows at 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Maine State Prison Store, Beth's Farm Market
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Beth's Farm Market ©
Beth's Farm Market

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Cadillac Mountain
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. For shopping fun, head to Kittery Trading Post or Uniques and Antiques. Visit Ogunquit Beach and Old Orchard Beach for some beach relaxation. When in York, make a side trip to see Mast Cove Galleries in Kennebunkport, approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach, stroll through Short Sands Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our York trip planning site .

Getting from Bar Harbor to York by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in June, expect nights in York to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Wells Beach, Mast Cove Galleries, Kittery Trading Post, Old Orchard Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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