8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
End: Sacramento

3
nights
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach), Portland Museum of Art (in Portland) and Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the York trip planner .

Sacramento to York is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, subway, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sacramento in June: highs in York hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in York

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland Museum of Art, Portland Head Light, Kittery Trading Post, Old Orchard Beach
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then head off the coast to Cabbage Island.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from York to Boothbay Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Bar Harbor is known for nature, wildlife, trails, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor tour builder website .

Getting from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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