43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Acadia National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 min
5
York
— 11 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Bar Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Kennebunkport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Winter Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Wells
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Taxi + Bus:  1 h 30 min
11
South Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Boothbay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
13
Old Orchard Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
14
Cape Elizabeth
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
End: Portland

3
nights
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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Jackson (Glen Ellis Falls & Jackson Falls), Story Land (in Glen) and Mount Washington Auto Road (in Gorham). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the landscape on two wheels at Eastern Promenade, wander the streets of Old Port, and sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland travel route site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Portland. In June, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jackson, Story Land, Rocky Gorge, Mount Washington Auto Road
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Story Land ©
Story Land
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road

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Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 8th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, then wander the streets of High Street Historic District, and finally don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, then browse the collection at Camden Public Library, then explore the activities along Megunticook Lake, and finally view the masterpieces at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Camden trip builder.

You can drive from Portland to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portland in June: highs in Camden hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 51°F. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Megunticook Lake ©
Megunticook Lake

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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.
Acadia National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Acadia National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Camden to Acadia National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

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Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stroll through Footbridge Beach, then have some family-friendly fun at Funspot, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Canterbury AleWorks. Keep things going the next day: stop by PANACHE FINE JEWELRY AND ART GALLERY, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Uniques and Antiques, and finally stroll through Ogunquit Beach.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit travel planner.

You can drive from Acadia National Park to Ogunquit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Acadia National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ogunquit, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to York.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Funspot, Canterbury AleWorks
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

11
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York

York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Venture out of the city with trips to Gloucester (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Wingaersheek Beach, &more), Canobie Lake Park (in Salem) and Ipswich (Crane Beach, Ipswich Ale Brewery, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, identify plant and animal life at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, get engrossed in the history at Wright Museum of WWII, and stroll through Short Sands Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the York online visit planner.

York is just a short distance from Ogunquit. June in York sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in York

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Gloucester, Ipswich, Rockport, Hampton
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Canobie Lake Park ©
Canobie Lake Park

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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 28th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mount Desert Island Oceanarium, and then play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and finally trek along Ocean Path.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip builder site.

Drive from York to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from York in June: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Peninsula ©
Schoodic Peninsula
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
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Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. On the 30th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Compliments, look for gifts at Scalawags Pet Boutique, take a memorable drive along Ocean Ave, then take a memorable drive along Walker's Point, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to President Bush Compound, kick back and relax at Kennebunk Beach, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kennebunkport travel route planning app.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Kennebunkport in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bar Harbor in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Kennebunkport, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Winter Harbor.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Walker's Point ©
Walker's Point
Kennebunk Beach ©
Kennebunk Beach

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Winter Harbor

Winter Harbor ©
Not to be confused with Winter Harbor, Maine the former name of Biddeford PoolWinter Harbor is a town on the Schoodic Peninsula in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Frenchman Bay Conservancy, take in the awesome beauty at Schoodic Mountain, then view the masterpieces at Whopaints Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Winter Harbor 5&10. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Point.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Winter Harbor tour planner.

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Winter Harbor in 4 hours. When traveling from Kennebunkport in July, plan for slightly colder days in Winter Harbor, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Wells.

Things to do in Winter Harbor

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frenchman Bay Conservancy
Highlights from your plan
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Frenchman Bay Conservancy ©
Frenchman Bay Conservancy
Schoodic Mountain ©
Schoodic Mountain

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Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): kick back and relax at Drakes Island Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wells Reserve at Laudholm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Wells Auto Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Beach, and then kick back and relax at Moody Beach.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Wells online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Winter Harbor to Wells by car takes about 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Winter Harbor in July: highs in Wells hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Wells

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm

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Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): meet the residents at Maine State Aquarium, take in the exciting artwork at Abacus Gallery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for gifts at Coastal Maine Popcorn Co, and finally head off the coast to Cabbage Island. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, then head off the coast to Damariscove Island, and then trek along Cliff Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip builder website.

You can drive from Wells to Boothbay Harbor in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to South Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Cliff Trail
Highlights from your plan
Maine State Aquarium ©
Maine State Aquarium
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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South Portland

South Portland ©
South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state, incorporated in 1898. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Willard Beach, then stroll around Bug Light Park, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): head off the coast to Hermit Island, visit a coastal fixture at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, and then step off the mainland to explore Peaks Island.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the South Portland online trip builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Boothbay Harbor to South Portland in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Boothbay.

Things to do in South Portland

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Peaks Island, Hermit Island
Highlights from your plan
Bug Light Park ©
Bug Light Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Willard Beach ©
Willard Beach

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Boothbay

Boothbay ©
Boothbay is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 10th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Reid State Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Maine State Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and then see human ingenuity at work at The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Boothbay planning app.

Traveling by car from South Portland to Boothbay takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Old Orchard Beach.

Things to do in Boothbay

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bristol, Reid State Park, Maine State Museum
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Maine State Museum ©
Maine State Museum

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Old Orchard Beach

Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach is a town and census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): tee off at Pirate's Cove, then enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach, then look for gifts at Candy Shores, and finally find something for the whole family at Palace Playland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Pine Point Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Old Orchard Beach Pier, and then get in on the family fun at Funtown Splashtown USA.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Old Orchard Beach itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Boothbay to Old Orchard Beach in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cape Elizabeth.

Things to do in Old Orchard Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Funtown Splashtown USA, Pine Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Funtown Splashtown USA ©
Funtown Splashtown USA
Palace Playland ©
Palace Playland

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Cape Elizabeth

Cape Elizabeth ©
Cape Elizabeth is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll around Fort Williams Park, then enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, and then admire the majestic nature at Crescent Beach State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Goddard Mansion, then trek along Devil’s Back Trail, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Elizabeth Light.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cape Elizabeth visit planner.

You can drive from Old Orchard Beach to Cape Elizabeth in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cape Elizabeth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Devil’s Back Trail
Highlights from your plan
Two Lights State Park ©
Two Lights State Park
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Fort Williams Park ©
Fort Williams Park

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