9 days in Maine Itinerary

9 days in Maine Itinerary

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9 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rockland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Phippsburg
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
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.
On the 21st (Sat), shop like a local with Abacus and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Perkins Cove, kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, and then kick back and relax at Footbridge Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Ogunquit is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Ogunquit hover around 74°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kennebunkport, Mother's Beach
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church
Abacus ©
Abacus

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Ship Harbor Nature Trail and Egg Rock Light will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Abbe Museum. The adventure continues: tee off at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, enjoy the sand and surf at Echo Lake Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour's Church :, and walk around Village Green.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor visit app .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rockland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Echo Lake Beach, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Ship Harbor Nature Trail
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Ship Harbor Nature Trail ©
Ship Harbor Nature Trail
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach

2
nights
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. On the 27th (Fri), examine the collection at Sail Power and Steam Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and finally walk around Harbor Park. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Farnsworth Art Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rockland trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Rockland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Rockland, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Phippsburg.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Owls Head, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, General Henry Knox Museum / Montpelier
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Sail Power and Steam Museum ©
Sail Power and Steam Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum

1
night
Phippsburg

Phippsburg ©
Phippsburg is a town in Sagadahoc County, Maine, United States, on the west side of the mouth of the Kennebec River. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Reid State Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with Georgetown Pottery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Popham Beach State Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Phippsburg trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Rockland to Phippsburg takes 1.5 hours. In September in Phippsburg, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phippsburg

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Georgetown
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Reid State Park ©
Reid State Park
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park

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