8 days in Maine's Lakes & Mountains Itinerary

8 days in Maine's Lakes & Mountains Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maine's Lakes & Mountains visit planner

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Bethel
— 2 nights
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Rangeley
— 3 nights
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Gray
— 2 nights

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Bethel

Bethel ©
Bethel is a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Screw Auger Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Grafton Notch State Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of Mount Will Walking Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): cool off at Sunday River Ski Resort, then take in the views from Sunday River Covered Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Step Falls Preserve Hiking Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bethel trip itinerary maker website.

Phoenix to Bethel is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Phoenix to Bethel, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in October; daily highs in Bethel reach 60°F and lows reach 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rangeley.

Things to do in Bethel

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Newry
Highlights from your plan
Grafton Notch State Park ©
Grafton Notch State Park
Sunday River Covered Bridge ©
Sunday River Covered Bridge
Screw Auger Falls ©
Screw Auger Falls

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Rangeley

Rangeley ©
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. Rangeley is known for nature, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Height of Land, head outdoors with Quill Hill, take in the awesome beauty at Bald Mountain, and explore the activities along Mooselookmeguntic Lake.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rangeley trip planner.

Getting from Bethel to Rangeley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gray.

Things to do in Rangeley

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Rangeley Region Lake Cruises and Kayaking ©
Height of Land ©
Height of Land
Quill Hill ©
Quill Hill

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Gray

Gray ©
Gray is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Maine Wildlife Park, then try your luck at Oxford Casino, and then relax in the rural setting at Thompson's Orchards. On your second day here, stroll through Hacker's Hill Preserve, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, and then experience rural life at Pineland Farms.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gray trip planner.

Drive from Rangeley to Gray in 2.5 hours. October in Gray sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gray

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

New Gloucester, Oxford Casino, Hacker's Hill Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park
Pineland Farms ©
Pineland Farms
Hacker's Hill Preserve ©
Hacker's Hill Preserve