The town of Moosehead Lake had been a very well kept secret by the people of Maine until recently. However, word has definitely got out about this breathtakingly beautiful area of the United States and today there is a good choice of self catering accommodation to relax in when enjoying your holidays in Moosehead Lake. Whilst in the area, you have the choice between total relaxation and putting your feet up, or getting your teeth into some truly adrenaline-pumping sporting activity. All self catering houses in Moosehead Lake are equipped to a very high standard and will provide comfortable and cosy accommodation for all of your travelling party to enjoy.
As far as holidays in Moosehead Lake are concerned, there is so much to keep you busy within the area. Turning our attention to more peaceful activities to start, why not enjoy fly fishing, swimming, bird watching, painting and photography and a vast number of nature walking trails throughout the forest. If you fancy letting your hair down and indulging in some more extreme sports, you certainly won’t be disappointed in Moosehead Lake. There are great opportunities for white-water rafting here; as well as canoeing and kayaking, mountain biking and skiing and snowboarding during the winter months.
There is one excursion that is highly recommended during your holidays in Moosehead Lake and that is to enjoy a scenic and tranquil sail on the lake which is aboard the Kathadin steamship - make sure your camera is ready for this one! If you should fancy travelling a little further afield for a day or two, it might be a good idea to visit the nearby cities of Bangor and Portland. There are numerous attractions to visit in each of these cities as well as some great shopping opportunities, a good choice of restaurants and a chance to get back to a more urban environment, after so much rural tranquillity in Moosehead Lake.
The best time to book your holidays in Moosehead Lake will be between the months of late-May to September. At this time of the year, you can expect temperatures during the day to rise above 20 degrees Celsius. The winters can be quite harsh here, hence why there are winter-sporting activities available in the area. Expect temperatures to be well below freezing point on many days and the evenings can become extremely cold. Snowfall can be significant during the winter months and rainfall in summer is not usually too much of a problem.
The most convenient way to travel to your self catering accommodation in Moosehead Lake will be to rely on Portland International Jetport (PWM). Book flights to US cities such as New York, Washington or Philadelphia and then arrange an onward connection through United Airlines to Portland. The vast majority of UK flights will depart from London Heathrow (LHR) and these are with United Airlines, British Airways, Continental Airways and Virgin Atlantic.