9 days in Maine Itinerary

9 days in Maine Itinerary

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9 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Port Clyde
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Boothbay
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Jacksonville

1
night
Port Clyde

Port Clyde ©
Port Clyde is the southernmost settlement on the St. For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Clyde trip itinerary builder website .

Jacksonville to Port Clyde is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jacksonville in August; daily highs in Port Clyde reach 74°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Port Clyde

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hog Island, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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Hog Island ©
Hog Island
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Clyde to Bar Harbor in 2.5 hours. In August in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

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.
Relax by the water at Ogunquit Beach and Old Orchard Beach. Popular historic sites such as Marginal Way Walkway and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Ogunquit side-trips: Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth) and Portland (Allagash Brewery & Portland Museum of Art). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, kick back and relax at Wells Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Panache Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ogunquit trip maker site .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Boothbay.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portland, Portland Head Light, Wells Beach, Old Orchard Beach, Nubble Lighthouse
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

1
night
Boothbay

Boothbay ©
Boothbay is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Dirty Bird Pottery and then admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Boothbay trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boothbay in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Boothbay can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boothbay

Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Dirty Bird Pottery
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Dirty Bird Pottery ©
Dirty Bird Pottery

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