9 days in Boston, Acadia National Park & Portland Itinerary

9 days in Boston, Acadia National Park & Portland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Boston
— 2 nights
Fly
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Acadia National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 2 nights
Bus to Boston South Station, Train to Baltimore

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Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Boston online tour planner.

Baltimore to Boston is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Baltimore in August, expect Boston to be little chillier, temps between 81°F and 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Acadia National Park

— 4 nights

First Eastern 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, take in the dramatic natural features at Thunder Hole, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, and trek along Gorham Mountain Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Acadia National Park road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Acadia National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Boston in August, with highs in Acadia National Park at 75°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Portland

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Portland Observatory and then sample the tasty concoctions at Rising Tide Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: stop by Mainely Murders Bookstore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Acadia National Park to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. August in Portland sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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