The beautiful Spruce Head Island is located literally just off the coast of Maine, in the north-east of the United States of America. Although it is connected to the mainland by way of a bridge, your holidays in Spruce Head Island really will feel as though you’ve stepped back in time to an era where the hustle and bustle of modern life was completely absent. By staying in self catering accommodation in Spruce Head Island, you will be waving goodbye to the modern world for a time and preparing yourself to take in endless peace and tranquillity. Trust us when we tell you that the cottages in this part of Maine are some of the best you are likely to find in the US; they all feature all of the modern conveniences you could wish for, as well.
The peace and quiet is what many people fall over themselves to take advantage of on their holidays in Spruce Head Island. You would be hard pushed to find a more idyllic spot. One thing you really should do here on a clear night is to take a look into the night sky and stare in awe at more stars than you would probably have ever seen before in your life! Light pollution does not destroy the starry scene here. Other activities for you to consider include swimming, sailing, surfing, wind surfing, scenic coastal walks and cycling.
The towns of Rockport and Camden are both within a very short drive and are popular tourist haunts for people on their holidays in Spruce Head Island. There are a good number of shops to browse around in these towns; as well as more galleries than you will ever believe. There are also museums and it is highly recommended that you book yourself into a local restaurant for a world-famous lobster meal. Two museums that are a must whilst in this part of Main include the Owls head Transportation Museum and Farnsworth Museum.
As your holidays in Spruce Head Island will be spent away from the US mainland, this usually means that the climate is moderated. In effect, this means that the extreme winter temperatures are less common in this part of the world, however, you are still in the far north-east of the US, so average values will still be in low single figures. The summer sees average temperatures in the very pleasant mid-twenties degrees.
To get within a stone’s throw of your cosy self catering accommodation in Spruce Head Island, it is best to follow this plan: first of all, book flights from London Heathrow (LHR) through a choice of different airlines (e.g. British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, United Airlines etc.) to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). Then book another flight through Cape Air to Knox County Regional Airport (RKD). This is only around half an hour’s drive from Spruce Head Island.