8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lenox
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Bar Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Kennebunkport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Boston

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, admire the masterpieces at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip planner .

Lenox to Ogunquit is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Ogunquit sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Strawbery Banke Museum
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

2
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

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Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in July, you will find days in Bar Harbor are slightly colder (75°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Wildlife Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Park Loop Road
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stroll through Old Orchard Beach, then sample the tasty concoctions at Rising Tide Brewing Company, then see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, and finally explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Old Port, then sample the fine beverages at Sweetgrass Winery & Distillery Old Port Tasting Room and Shop, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Victoria Mansion.

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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 July in Portland, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 61°F at night. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Portland Head Light, Old Orchard Beach
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Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach

2
nights
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): cruise along Walker's Point and then take in the exciting artwork at Compliments. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, admire all the interesting features of Ocean Ave, then stop by Scalawags Pet Boutique, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kennebunkport trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Portland to Kennebunkport takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Kennebunkport, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 58°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Scenic Drive Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Walker's Point ©
Walker's Point
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church

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