10 days in Maine's Lakes & Mountains Itinerary

10 days in Maine's Lakes & Mountains Itinerary

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10 days in Maine's Lakes & Mountains Itinerary

Start: Caribou
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Lewiston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bethel
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rangeley
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Caribou

2
nights
Lewiston

Lewiston ©
Lewiston is the second largest city in Maine and the most central city in Androscoggin County. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and then walk around Veteran's Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Maine Wildlife Park, try to win big at Oxford Casino, and then trek along Auburn Riverwalk.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lewiston online attractions planner .

Caribou to Lewiston is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Traveling from Caribou in March, expect Lewiston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°F and 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Bethel.

Things to do in Lewiston

Parks Wildlife Casinos

Side Trips

New Gloucester, Oxford Casino, Maine Wildlife Park, Auburn Riverwalk
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Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park
Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul ©
Pineland Farms ©
Pineland Farms

3
nights
Bethel

Bethel ©
Bethel is a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Bridgton (Pondecherry Park & Shawnee Peak). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunday River Ski Resort, take in the dramatic scenery at Screw Auger Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Grafton Notch State Park, and trek along Step Falls Preserve Hiking Trail.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bethel online visit planner .

You can drive from Lewiston to Bethel in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Lewiston in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bethel, with lows of 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rangeley.

Things to do in Bethel

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Bridgton, Newry
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Shawnee Peak ©
Shawnee Peak
Grafton Notch State Park ©
Grafton Notch State Park
Sunday River Covered Bridge ©
Sunday River Covered Bridge

4
nights
Rangeley

Rangeley ©
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. Change things up with a short trip to Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabassett Valley (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Saddleback Maine, perfect your strike at Moose Alley, take in breathtaking views at Coos Canyon, and cruise along Height of Land.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rangeley trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Bethel to Rangeley takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°F in March, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rangeley

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sugarloaf Mountain
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Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Saddleback Maine ©
Saddleback Maine
Quill Hill ©
Quill Hill