9 days in Maine Itinerary

9 days in Maine Itinerary

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9 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  3​h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Boston

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get some cultural insight at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Egg Rock Light. Discover out-of-the-way places like Precipice Trail and Otter Cliff. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Gorham Mountain Trail, stop by Christmas Vacation Shop, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and stroll through Heart of Acadia Loop.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor vacation planner.

Boston to Bar Harbor is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in October: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 58°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse, and then tee off at Samoset Resort Golf Course. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Maine Lighthouse Museum, learn about winemaking at Breakwater Vineyards, then visit a coastal fixture at Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Camden itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Camden are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Owls Head, Samoset Resort Golf Course, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Cellardoor Winery
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Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum

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.
On the 25th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Seashore Trolley Museum, then kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, stop by Stonewall Kitchen, and then get to know the fascinating history of Mount Agamenticus.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ogunquit itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Camden to Ogunquit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Ogunquit are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

York, Seashore Trolley Museum
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus
Seashore Trolley Museum ©
Seashore Trolley Museum

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