5 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

5 days in DownEast and Acadia Maine Itinerary

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Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island
— 1 day
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights

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Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island

Mount Desert ©
Mount Desert is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Day Mountain, then explore the striking landscape at Somes Sound, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Penobscot Mountain.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mount Desert online tour itinerary builder.

York Haven to Mount Desert is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from York Haven in October, expect Mount Desert to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Desert

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Day Mountain
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Penobscot Mountain ©
Penobscot Mountain
Day Mountain ©
Day Mountain
Somes Sound ©
Somes Sound

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kids will enjoy Cadillac Mountain and George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History. Explore hidden gems such as Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail and Precipice Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, stop by Christmas Spirit Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Heart of Acadia Loop, and hike along Great Head Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor holiday planner.

Bar Harbor is just a short distance from Mount Desert. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History ©
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail

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