9 days in Boothbay Harbor Region, Bar Harbor & Boston Itinerary

9 days in Boothbay Harbor Region, Bar Harbor & Boston Itinerary

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9 days in Boothbay Harbor Region, Bar Harbor & Boston Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Bar Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
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Boston
— 1 night
End: Boston

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Schooner Surprise. Take a break from the city and head to Old Orchard Beach and Mount Battie. Venture out of the city with trips to Cellardoor Winery (in Lincolnville), L.L. Bean Factory Store (in Freeport) and Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center (in Scarborough). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor trip builder site .

Boston to Boothbay Harbor is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for little chillier nights in Boothbay Harbor, with lows around 51°F. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Camden, Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Cellardoor Winery, Old Orchard Beach
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Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Schooner Surprise ©
Schooner Surprise
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie

4
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Shore Path and Cadillac Mountain. Head to Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars and A LITTLE MADfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Beach, cruise along Park Loop Road, look for gifts at The Rock & Art Shop, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bar Harbor to Boston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in September, Boston is a bit warmer at night with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

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