8 days in Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

8 days in Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  5​h
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Boothbay Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Newark


Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Camden: Owls Head Lighthouse (in Owls Head), Prospect (Fort Knox State Historic Site & Penobscot Narrows Bridge) and Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum (in Port Clyde). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, and stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Camden trip site .

Newark to Camden is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark in August, things will get a bit cooler in Camden: highs are around 74°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Prospect, Owls Head, Farnsworth Art Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Boothbay Harbor: Reid State Park (in Georgetown), Rockland Breakwater Light (in Rockland) and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (in Bristol). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Maine Maritime Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maine State Aquarium, and stop by Dirty Bird Pottery.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary website .

Drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Bath, Boothbay, Rockland Breakwater Light, Reid State Park, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse