9 days in Maine Itinerary

9 days in Maine Itinerary

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9 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Bus:  9​h
1
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rockland
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Denver

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stop by Spoiled Rotten, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, and finally stop by Kittery Trading Post. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wells Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ogunquit trip planner .

Denver to Ogunquit is an approximately 9-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in June: highs in Ogunquit hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nubble Lighthouse, Wells Beach, Kittery Trading Post
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, visit a coastal fixture at Doubling Point Lighthouse, then examine the collection at Maine Maritime Museum, and finally get some fabulous bargains at L.L. Bean Factory Store. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Boothbay Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

L.L. Bean Factory Store, Doubling Point Lighthouse, Maine Maritime Museum, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Doubling Point Lighthouse ©
Doubling Point Lighthouse

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get in touch with nature at Shore Path and Cadillac Mountain. Head to Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars and The Acadia Country Storefor plenty of shopping. When in Bar Harbor, make a side trip to see Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop in Southwest Harbor, approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, look for gifts at The Christmas Vacation Shop, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Boothbay Harbor in June, you will find days in Bar Harbor are slightly colder (68°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rockland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, then look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rockland vacation builder .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Rockland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rockland are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rockland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maine State Prison Store, Mount Battie
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Maine State Prison Store ©
Maine State Prison Store

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