8 days in Monroe & Maine Itinerary

8 days in Monroe & Maine Itinerary

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Monroe
— 2 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights

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Monroe

Monroe ©
Monroe, known as "the Swiss Cheese Capital of the USA", is a city in and the county seat of Green County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): head outdoors with Sugar River Raceway and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Glarus Brewing Company.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Monroe trip maker website.

Phoenix to Monroe is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in October, expect Monroe to be much colder, temps between 61°F and 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Monroe

Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

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Sugar River Raceway ©
Sugar River Raceway
New Glarus Brewing Company ©
New Glarus Brewing Company

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, then take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, then cruise along Park Loop Road, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor journey site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Monroe to Bar Harbor. The time zone difference when traveling from Monroe to Bar Harbor is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Nubble Lighthouse (in York) and Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway & Perkins Cove). There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company, learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works, admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, and indulge in some culinary diversions at The Maine Brew Bus.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours

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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
The Maine Brew Bus ©
The Maine Brew Bus

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