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 ©
On the 2nd (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie and then immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Camden online trip planner.

Nashville to Camden is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in October, expect Camden to be little chillier, temps between 58°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
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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
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 4th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carriage Roads, and finally explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, get interesting insight from Tours, then cruise along Park Loop Road, and finally stop by Christmas Spirit Shop.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor day trip planning website.

Getting from Camden to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

3
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Portland

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.
Kids will enjoy Marginal Way Walkway and Maine Food for Thought Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Nubble Lighthouse (in York) and Ogunquit (Perkins Cove & Ogunquit Beach). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, stroll around Fort Williams Park, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, and grab your bike and head to Spring Point Shoreway.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portland online itinerary planner.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October in Portland, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cookeville.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Cape Elizabeth, Nubble Lighthouse, Spring Point Shoreway
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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, get engrossed in the history at Cookeville History Museum, then admire the sheer force of Burgess Falls State Park, and finally make a trip to Nortfield Vineyards Winery.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cookeville road trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Portland to Cookeville. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Portland in October, you will find days in Cookeville are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cookeville

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Sparta
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Burgess Falls State Park ©
Burgess Falls State Park
Cookeville History Museum ©
Cookeville History Museum
Cookeville Depot Museum ©
Cookeville Depot Museum

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