8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
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
+3
taxi + bus + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Buffalo

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 29th (Sat), stop by Maine State Prison Store and then stop by Morse's Sauerkraut.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Camden trip itinerary maker website .

Buffalo to Camden is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buffalo in June, things will get slightly colder in Camden: highs are around 68°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Owls Head, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Maine State Prison Store, Morse's Sauerkraut
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Maine State Prison Store ©
Maine State Prison Store
Owls Head Lighthouse ©
Owls Head Lighthouse
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum

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 off the beaten path and head to Bar Island Trails and Eagle Lake Acadia National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Schoodic Peninsula and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Bar Harbor to Prospect Harbor to see US Bells about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and contemplate the long history of St. Saviour's Church :.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor online route planner .

You can drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

US Bells
Highlights from your plan
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

3
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parson's Beach and Wells Reserve at Laudholm. Take a break from the city and head to Kennebunk Beach and Ogunquit Beach. Go for a jaunt from York to Saco to see Funtown Splashtown USA about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store, and enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our York trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to York in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, expect nights in York to be about the same, around 63°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Funtown Splashtown USA, When Pigs Fly Company Store, Wells Reserve at Laudholm, Parsons Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Kennebunk Beach ©
Kennebunk Beach
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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