8 days in Maine & Cookeville Itinerary

8 days in Maine & Cookeville Itinerary

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

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Camden

Camden ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre.

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Nashville to Camden is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in October, expect Camden to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Nature

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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

2
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, then take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, then grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads, and finally explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, then get interesting insight from Tours, then take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and finally stop by Christmas Spirit Shop.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

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.
Family-friendly places like Marginal Way Walkway and Portland Museum of Art will thrill your kids. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Ogunquit (Perkins Cove & Ogunquit Beach) and Nubble Lighthouse (in York). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Maine Food for Thought Tours, explore the landscape on two wheels at Beth Condon Pathway, stop by Old Port, and take an in-depth tour of Victoria Mansion.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daytime highs in Portland are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Cookeville.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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Cookeville

Cookeville ©
Cookeville is a city in Putnam County, Tennessee, United States. On the 9th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Cookeville Depot Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Cookeville History Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Burgess Falls State Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Nortfield Vineyards Winery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cookeville vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Portland to Cookeville with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Portland in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cookeville, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cookeville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Burgess Falls State Park ©
Burgess Falls State Park
Cookeville History Museum ©
Cookeville History Museum
Cookeville Depot Museum ©
Cookeville Depot Museum

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