9 days in Maine Itinerary

9 days in Maine Itinerary

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9 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
1
Kennebunkport
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Camden
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Detroit

2
nights
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. On the 21st (Sun), stop by Scalawags Pet Boutique. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with W. Robert Paine Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kennebunkport tour itinerary maker .

Detroit to Kennebunkport is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Detroit in July since evenings lows in Kennebunkport dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Drakes Island Beach, Nubble Lighthouse, Long Sands Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble 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. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Desert Island and Carriage Roads. You'll explore and learn at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens. Take a break from Bar Harbor with a short trip to Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, hike along Gorham Mountain Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Head Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Kennebunkport to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kennebunkport in July: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, Schoodic Point
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Get in touch with nature at Mount Battie and Boothbay Region Land Trust. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and Owls Head Transportation Museum. Step out of Camden to go to Phippsburg and see Popham Beach State Park, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: stop by Maine State Prison Store, learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery, and make a trip to Curtis Island Light.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Camden trip planner.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Camden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Owls Head Transportation Museum, Popham Beach State Park, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Maine State Prison Store, Boothbay Region Land Trust
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park

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