8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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Portland
— 4 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
3
Camden
— 2 nights

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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Nubble Lighthouse (in York), Bowdoin College (in Brunswick) and Ogunquit (Perkins Cove & Marginal Way Walkway). Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at The Maine Brew Bus, examine the collection at Maine Jewish Museum, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, and get some fabulous bargains at L.L. Bean Factory Store.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland vacation website.

Phoenix to Portland is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Portland. Traveling from Phoenix in November, things will get much colder in Portland: highs are around 49°F and lows about 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

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The Maine Brew Bus ©
The Maine Brew Bus
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, then trek along Great Head Trail, and finally don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Portland to Bar Harbor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Compass Harbor Trail ©
Compass Harbor Trail

2
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Camden

Camden ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Farnsworth Art Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, and then make a trip to Haynes Gallery. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Camden day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

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