8 days in Maine Itinerary

8 days in Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Maine Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Bethel
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rangeley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Deer Isle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Southwest Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Camden
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
End: Boston

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hours
Bethel

Bethel
Bethel is a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stroll through Sunday River Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bethel trip itinerary maker tool .

Boston to Bethel is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boston in April; daily highs in Bethel reach 51°F and lows reach 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Rangeley.

Things to do in Bethel

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors
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night
Rangeley

Rangeley ©
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. On the 22nd (Mon), examine the collection at Maine Forestry Museum, then cruise along Height of Land, then enjoy some friendly competition at Moose Alley, and finally admire the sheer force of Smalls Falls.

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You can drive from Bethel to Rangeley in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Deer Isle.

Things to do in Rangeley

#Nature, #Parks, #Fun & Games
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Smalls Falls ©
Smalls Falls
Height of Land ©
Height of Land
Moose Alley ©
Moose Alley

1
night
Deer Isle

Deer Isle ©
Deer Isle is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Barred Island Preserve, make a trip to Stonington Village, and then view the masterpieces at Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Deer Isle trip planning site .

You can drive from Rangeley to Deer Isle in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Rangeley in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 33°F in Deer Isle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Northeast Harbor.

Things to do in Deer Isle

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Shopping
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Barred Island Preserve ©
Barred Island Preserve
Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies ©
Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies

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night
Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert

Northeast Harbor ©
Northeast Harbor is a village on Mount Desert Island, located in the town of Mount Desert in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 24th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Somes Sound, take in nature's colorful creations at Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Asticou Azalea Garden.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Northeast Harbor travel route planner .

Getting from Deer Isle to Northeast Harbor by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Northeast Harbor sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Southwest Harbor.

Things to do in Northeast Harbor

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Somes Sound
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Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden ©
Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden
Somes Sound ©
Somes Sound
Asticou Azalea Garden ©
Asticou Azalea Garden

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Southwest Harbor

Southwest Harbor ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): trek along Beech Mountain Trail, then stroll through Flying Mountain Hiking Trail, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ship Harbor Nature Trail. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Abbe Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally explore the striking landscape of Eagle Lake Acadia National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Southwest Harbor route planning app .

Southwest Harbor is just a stone's throw from Northeast Harbor. April in Southwest Harbor sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Camden.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Ship Harbor Nature Trail, Beech Mountain Trail
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Beech Mountain Trail ©
Beech Mountain Trail
Spas & Wellness
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 27th (Sat), examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then see the interesting displays at Sail Power and Steam Museum, then take a stroll through High Street Historic District, and finally learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Megunticook Lake, then enjoy breathtaking views from Penobscot Narrows Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Belfast City Park.

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Drive from Southwest Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Sail Power and Steam Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Penobscot Narrows Bridge, Belfast City Park, Owls Head Transportation Museum
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Megunticook Lake ©
Megunticook Lake
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

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