9 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

9 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
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Seal Cove
— 1 night
Drive
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Lubec
— 2 nights
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Drive to Bangor International Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 5 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. When in Bar Harbor, make a side trip to see Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor, approximately Winter Harbor away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shore Path, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, and take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor vacation planning app.

Washington DC to Bar Harbor is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bar Harbor: highs are around 70°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Seal Cove.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Seal Cove

— 1 night
Tremont is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, examine the collection at Maine Granite Industry Museum, and then trek along Beech Mountain Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seal Cove day trip website.

Seal Cove is very close to Bar Harbor. In September in Seal Cove, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lubec.

Things to do in Seal Cove

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lubec

— 2 nights
Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamilton Cove Preserve and then visit a coastal fixture at West Quoddy Head Light. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Bog Brook Cove Preserve and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Bold Coast.

Plan my day in Lubec using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Seal Cove to Lubec in 2.5 hours. In September in Lubec, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lubec

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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