7 days in Maine Itinerary

7 days in Maine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): head off the coast to Damariscove Island, observe the fascinating underwater world at Maine State Aquarium, then stop by Dirty Bird Pottery, and finally head off the coast to Cabbage Island.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Boothbay Harbor day trip site.

Salt Lake City to Boothbay Harbor is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, expect Boothbay Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Maine State Aquarium ©
Maine State Aquarium
Damariscove Island ©
Damariscove Island
Dirty Bird Pottery ©
Dirty Bird Pottery

4
nights
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cadillac Mountain and Sand Beach. Take a break from Acadia National Park with a short trip to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden in Seal Harbor, about 2h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole, and trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Acadia National Park trip builder app.

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to Acadia National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail

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