11 days in Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor Itinerary

11 days in Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Acadia National Park
— 7 nights
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Bar Harbor
— 3 nights

7
nights
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Attractions like Sand Beach and Carriage Roads make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail and Park Loop Road. Go for a jaunt from Acadia National Park to Seal Harbor to see Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden about 2h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorham Mountain Trail, trek along Great Head Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Jordan Cliffs Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Acadia National Park journey builder.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Acadia National Park. In April in Acadia National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mount Desert Island, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden
Highlights from your plan
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail

3
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Whopaints Gallery, thenexplore the striking landscape at Schoodic Point, thentake a leisurely stroll along Chipman's Wharf, and finally trek along Ocean Path. On the next day, stop by Blue Hill Books, thenexplore the activities along Frenchman Bay, and then play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip planner.

Bar Harbor is just a short distance from Acadia National Park. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Winter Harbor, Chipman's Wharf, Blue Hill Books
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Frenchman Bay ©
Frenchman Bay

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