Hi! I'm getting married in New Jersey in April, and my FI and I are pretty sure that we want to go to Maine for a small honeymoon afterward. I used to go to Maine often to see family, but not in recent years, so I would love some recommendations on where to go. We'll be driving up on Sunday, April 11, and probably heading back home on Tuesday or Wednesday (we don't have a lot of time to take off work).
We definitely know that there's something in the Lovell/Waterford area that we want to see, so that part is already set. Now I'm looking for a place, probably on the coast, where we can stay for a couple of nights. We like sightseeing, good food, bars/pubs, stuff with boats (maybe a boat tour or a whale-watching trip) and nature (something with nice views, etc.).
I'm looking into Camden and Bar Harbor, specifically. I've heard Camden is nice and it's a 3-hour drive from the Lovell area ... what is there to do in Camden? And I've been to Bar Harbor in the past and really liked it, but that's a 4-hour trip. In your opinion, which one is more worth it? I want to see Bar Harbor, and FI wants to opt for whatever will be a shorter drive for us (he doesn't want to spend our whole trip driving).
Any suggestions? Thanks so much!