9 days in Maine Itinerary

9 days in Maine Itinerary

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9 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  5​h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
York
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Newark

2
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 Abbe Museum and St. Saviour's Church :. Visiting Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf and Cadillac Mountain will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Asticou Azalea Garden, look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, stroll through Village Green, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online trip itinerary builder .

Newark to Bar Harbor is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in August: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 75°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Asticou Azalea Garden, Cadillac Mountain
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St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :
Asticou Azalea Garden ©
Asticou Azalea Garden
Village Green ©
Village Green

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 19th (Sun), examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum, then take a stroll through High Street Historic District, and finally do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Camden trip maker website .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Owls Head Transportation Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Maine Lighthouse Museum
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Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

1
night
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Boothbay Railway Village, identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, and then enjoy the sea views from Burnt Island Lighthouse.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Camden to Boothbay Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Boothbay Railway Village
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Boothbay Railway Village ©
Boothbay Railway Village
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Burnt Island Lighthouse ©
Burnt Island Lighthouse

1
night
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 21st (Tue), kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the York online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ogunquit
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Willard Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, then steep yourself in history at Wadsworth-Longfellow House, and finally learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, admire the masterpieces at Bowdoin College Museum of Art, and then explore the activities along Casco Bay.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland driving holiday planner .

You can drive from York to Portland in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Portland are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Portland, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Old Orchard Beach, Portland Head Light
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Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
Bowdoin College Museum of Art ©
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Wadsworth-Longfellow House ©
Wadsworth-Longfellow House

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