9 days in Rockport & DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

9 days in Rockport & DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maine Trip Planner

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Bangor International Airport, Drive to Rockport
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Rockport
— 1 day
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 8 nights
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Rockport

— 1 day
On the 4th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum, then get interesting insight from Maine Eastern Railroad, and then get answers to all your questions at Project Puffin Visitor Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rockport trip maker.

New York City to Rockport is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Rockport reach 69°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Rockport

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 8 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Precipice Trail and Gorham Mountain Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Main Street (in Castine), Schoodic Point (in Winter Harbor) and Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse (in Bass Harbor). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Saviour's Church :, contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shore Path, and admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rockport to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. September in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

DownEast and Acadia Maine travel guide

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Hiking Trails · Mountains · Geologic Formations