8 days in Rhode Island, New Hampshire & Maine Itinerary

8 days in Rhode Island, New Hampshire & Maine Itinerary

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Newport
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Franconia
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
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Camden
— 2 nights
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Portland
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Newport

Newport ©

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Castle Hill Lighthouse, Audrain Automobile Museum and Rhode Island Red Food Tours. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Audrain Automobile Museum, enjoy the sea views from Castle Hill Lighthouse, learn the secrets of beer at Rhode Island Red Food Tours, contemplate the long history of Rough Point Museum, then examine the collection at Rosecliff, and finally take a stroll through Thames Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Chateau-sur-Mer, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then browse the exhibits of International Tennis Hall of Fame, and finally cruise along Bellevue Avenue Historic District.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport day trip planning app.

New York City to Newport is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Newport when traveling from New York City in May, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Franconia.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
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Rosecliff
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Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Old Man of the Mountain Profile Plaza has been added to your itinerary. On the 31st (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Old Man of the Mountain Profile Plaza, admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park, and then get a dose of the wild on Pemi Valley Moose Tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Franconia trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Newport to Franconia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Newport in May, Franconia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Franconia

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Pemi Valley Moose Tours
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, and finally stroll through Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Franconia to Bar Harbor in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Franconia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

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Sand Beach
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
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Camden

Camden ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then contemplate the long history of Farnsworth Art Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ducktrap River Park. On your second day here, do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Camden vacation website.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Camden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
On the 4th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, look for all kinds of wild species at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wells Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Victoria Mansion, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then kick back and relax at Casco Bay.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip maker app.

Getting from Camden to Portland by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Wells Beach
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Casco Bay
4.8

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