9 days in Bar Harbor, Freeport & Cape Cod Itinerary

9 days in Bar Harbor, Freeport & Cape Cod Itinerary

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9 days in Bar Harbor, Freeport & Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Bar Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Freeport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Eastham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Falmouth
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Roanoke

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 21st (Wed): go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bar Island Trails, then look for gifts at Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor online itinerary planner .

Roanoke to Bar Harbor is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight, bus, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Roanoke in August, things will get little chillier in Bar Harbor: highs are around 75°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Freeport.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop
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Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :

1
night
Freeport

Freeport ©
Freeport is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Winslow Memorial Park Camping and Public Beach, then revel in the low prices at When Pigs Fly Bakery, then take in the exciting artwork at Georgetown Pottery, and finally stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Freeport trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Freeport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In August in Freeport, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Eastham.

Things to do in Freeport

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Georgetown Pottery
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When Pigs Fly Bakery ©
When Pigs Fly Bakery
Georgetown Pottery ©
Georgetown Pottery
Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars ©

3
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Escape the urban bustle at Crosby Landing Beach and Nauset Light Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Rock Harbor Marsh, look for gifts at Brewster Store, and don't miss a visit to Chatham's Godfrey Windmill.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Eastham trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Freeport to Eastham in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Freeport in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 63°F in Eastham. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Eastham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Orleans, Brewster, Chatham's Godfrey Windmill, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Crosby Landing Beach ©
Crosby Landing Beach
Nauset Light Beach ©
Nauset Light Beach
Rock Harbor Marsh ©
Rock Harbor Marsh

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): stop by 1856 Country Store, enjoy the sand and surf at Craigville Beach, and then wander the streets of Mashpee Commons. Here are some ideas for day two: gain insight at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen, contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, then explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Falmouth tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Eastham to Falmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Falmouth can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandwich, Centerville, Mashpee Commons, Cape Cod Canal, Arthur Moniz Art Gallery
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Craigville Beach ©
Craigville Beach
Mashpee Commons ©
Mashpee Commons

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