9 days in Maine Itinerary

9 days in Maine Itinerary

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9 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  5​h
1
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Wells
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Newark

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Ogunquit Beach and Clark's Trading Post. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ogunquit: Sugar Hill Scenic Vista (in Lincoln) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, take in the exciting artwork at PANACHE FINE JEWELRY AND ART GALLERY, and browse for treasures at Uniques and Antiques.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit online vacation maker .

Newark to Ogunquit is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in August; daily highs in Ogunquit reach 80°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wells.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lincoln, Strawbery Banke Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

2
nights
Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stroll through Wells Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, then stop by Scalawags Pet Boutique, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Walker's Point, then identify plant and animal life at Wells Reserve at Laudholm, and then kick back and relax at Drakes Island Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Wells trip planning tool .

Wells is very close to Ogunquit. August in Wells sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Camden.

Things to do in Wells

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kennebunkport, Old Orchard Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge ©

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 19th (Wed), look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place, kick back and relax at Pitcher Pond, then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

Before you visit Camden, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Wells to Camden in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Wells, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Camden, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Pitcher Pond ©
Pitcher Pond

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): trek along Ocean Path, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Beach, then contemplate the long history of St. Saviour's Church :, and finally identify plant and animal life at Shore Path. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, then take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

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