Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New York City to Bar Harbor. If you're planning a road trip to Bar Harbor, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in New York City
drive for about 1.5 hours
3:24 pm Newport
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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10:00 am leave from Newport
drive for about 3 hours
1:03 pm Portland (Maine)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:03 pm
drive for about 2 hours
3:56 pm Bangor
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:56 pm
drive for about 1 hour
6:11 pm arrive in Bar Harbor
day 2 driving ≈ 6 hours
New Haven (8 answers)
restaurants around New Haven:
Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana
questions about New Haven:
What's the best neighborhood in New Haven for a first time visitor?
Let's get serious about Pizza..... Sally's? Pepes? or Modern?
Newport (32 answers)
The Breakers (4 mentions)
Cliff Walk (4 mentions)
International Tennis Hall of Fame (2 mentions)
Thames Street (2 mentions)
restaurants around Newport:
Scales & Shells
Flo's Clam Shack
The Red Parrot
The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar
questions about Newport:
What are the best places for low-key sea food/Rawbar?
Day trips from Newport, RI
Best things to do in Newport on a 3-day trip in September?
Most romantic B&B ?
Great seafood restaurants In Newport
Portland (Maine) (59 answers)
Portland Head Light (2 mentions)
restaurants around Portland (Maine):
Standard Baking Co
Bao Bao Dumpling House
Eventide Oyster Co.
questions about Portland (Maine):
Good restaurants in Portland
Best places to eat in Portland, ME
Things to do and good restaurants in Portland, ME
Best Breakfast spots in Portland, Maine?
Bangor (7 answers)
questions about Bangor:
What is your favorite restaurant in Bangor (Maine)?
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