9 days in Maine Itinerary

9 days in Maine Itinerary

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9 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Belleville
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Belleville

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 29th (Sun), stop by Christmas Vacation Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): explore the activities along Frenchman Bay and then play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor vacation trip planner.

Belleville to Bar Harbor is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Belleville to Bar Harbor is 1 hour. When traveling from Belleville in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Golf
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Frenchman Bay ©
Frenchman Bay
St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :
The Christmas Vacation Shop ©
The Christmas Vacation Shop

2
nights
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
You've now added Otter Cliff to your itinerary. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Otter Cliff, see the interesting displays at Wendell Gilley Museum, and then stop by Quietside Cafe & Ice Cream Shop.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Acadia National Park trip generator.

Acadia National Park is just a short distance from Bar Harbor. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Southwest Harbor, Penobscot Narrows Bridge
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Otter Cliff ©
Otter Cliff
Penobscot Narrows Bridge ©
Penobscot Narrows Bridge

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.
Visiting Ogunquit Beach and Perkins Cove will get you outdoors. Visit Marginal Way Walkway and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse for their historical value. Explore Ogunquit's surroundings by going to Portland Museum of Art (in Portland) and Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach). There's more to do: stop by Kittery Trading Post.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ogunquit vacation builder.

You can drive from Acadia National Park to Ogunquit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 27°F. You will leave for home on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kittery Trading Post, Nubble Lighthouse, Old Orchard Beach, Portland Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach

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