9 days in Maine Itinerary

9 days in Maine Itinerary

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

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 14th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Otter Cliff, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and finally examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Echo Lake Beach, admire the natural beauty at Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden, and then stroll around Agamont Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor attractions planning app.

Tampa to Bar Harbor is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Tampa in November, with highs in Bar Harbor at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden ©
Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ducktrap River Park, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Pitcher Pond, thendo a tasting at Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery, and finally don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Camden vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Camden sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rockland.

Things to do in Camden

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ducktrap River Park, Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery
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Pitcher Pond ©
Pitcher Pond
Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery ©
Sweetgrass Winery and Distillery
Curtis Island Light ©
Curtis Island Light

2
nights
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes RHEAL Day Spa. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): go for a walk through Finnish Church and Heritage House, admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, thenexamine the collection at Sail Power and Steam Museum, thenstop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and finally don't miss a visit to Haynes Gallery. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at RHEAL Day Spa and then visit a coastal fixture at Rockland Breakwater Light.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rockland route builder website.

Rockland is very close to Camden. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Rockland

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Haynes Gallery, Finnish Church and Heritage House
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Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Rockland Breakwater Light ©
Rockland Breakwater Light
Sail Power and Steam Museum ©
Sail Power and Steam Museum

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Allagash Brewing Company and Rising Tide Brewing Company. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Casco Bay and Popham Beach State Park. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Reid State Park (in Georgetown) and Footbridge Beach (in Ogunquit). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Victoria Mansion and do a tasting at Maine Mead Works.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rockland to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Portland can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Reid State Park, Footbridge Beach, Popham Beach State Park
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Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Victoria Mansion ©
Victoria Mansion

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