8 days in White Mountains & Acadia National Park Itinerary

8 days in White Mountains & Acadia National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + Bus:  8 h
1
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Acadia National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  8 h
End: Indianapolis

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
On the 14th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Santa's Village and then explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, then admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at West Rattlesnake Mountain.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lincoln tour itinerary app.

Indianapolis to Lincoln is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Indianapolis in June, things will get little chillier in Lincoln: highs are around 75°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franconia, Santa's Village, West Rattlesnake Mountain
Highlights from your plan
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Santa's Village ©
Santa's Village
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

2
nights
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): cruise along Mount Washington Auto Road and then explore and take pictures at Kancamagus Highway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge, and finally admire the sheer force of Glen Ellis Falls.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our North Conway trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to North Conway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lincoln in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in North Conway, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trips

Mount Washington Auto Road, Glen Ellis Falls
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road

3
nights
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 your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, hike along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorham Mountain Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Acadia National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from North Conway to Acadia National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from North Conway in June, expect Acadia National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 68°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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 ©
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead ©
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead

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