Where to stay around Belfast?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 260 holiday lettings near Belfast. From 113 houses to 78 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Belfast for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Belfast?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Belfast. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Belfast City Park: 501 holiday lettings
  • Belfast Historical Society and Museum: 483 holiday lettings
  • Belfast Harbor: 485 holiday lettings
  • Dyce Head Lighthouse: 678 holiday lettings
  • Carver Hill Gallery: 624 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Belfast listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Belfast?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 113 houses in Belfast. Our other popular types of Belfast holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Belfast?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Belfast. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Belfast, USA, Your Home Away From Home

    Named in the late 18th century after the city of the same name in Northern Ireland, Belfast, USA, is located within the New England state of Maine, on the country’s north-eastern seaboard. Most visitors looking to spend their holidays in Belfast will be drawn by the town’s rich architectural heritage, as well as the scenic countryside which surrounds the town. There is a great choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation to be found in and around the town, mainly in the form of apartments, houses and rustic log cabins.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Belfast, USA

    Located at the mouth of the Passagassawakeag River, on Penobscot Bay, visitors spending their holidays in the port of Belfast will find that the town is especially popular amongst water sports enthusiasts and those that generally enjoy messing about on the water. The port and marina house a number of pleasure boats and yachts, allowing tourists the opportunity to explore the many inlets, coves and islands of the heavily indented sheltered bay. There are also plenty of opportunities for freshwater and sea fishing, as well as kayaking and scuba diving. Inland from the town, there are a number of cycling and hiking trails, allowing visitors the opportunity to marvel at the region’s lush plant life and indigenous wildlife at close quarters.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Belfast, USA

    Belfast boasts a number of historically and architecturally interesting buildings and landmarks. Noted for its Federal, Greek Revival and Italian-style mansions, which were originally built for its wealthy shipbuilders, the town also draws tourists to visit the Belfast Historical Society Museum, National Theatre Workshop and the unique Perry’s Nut House, which is easily identifiable by the 8 foot Maine bear statue, which proudly stands outside the popular tourist shop and landmark. Slightly further afield, visitors may wish to travel to the larger city of Bangor, with all its attractions and amenities, or travel the 40 miles west to the state capital, Augusta.

    Weather in Belfast, USA

    Visitors spending their holidays in Belfast will discover that the town enjoys warm summers and much cooler winters. Temperatures can often reach the early to mid 20s degrees Celsius in summer, whilst in winter they average around 5 degrees, although this may often drop below 0 degrees Celsius. Belfast receives an average annual precipitation of 42 inches.

    Travel to Belfast, USA

    Most tourists looking to spend their holidays in Belfast will first fly to Boston Logan (BOS) or New York (JFK) airports with American Airlines, British Airways or Virgin Atlantic, departing from London Heathrow (LHR). They will then take a connecting flight with Delta Airways Express or Delta Connections to nearby Bangor International Airport (BGR).

    Activities and attractions in and around Belfast

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Belfast a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Castline Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
    • Cellardoor Winery (11.2 mi / 18 km)
    • Camden Snow Bowl (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
    • Winterport Winery (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
    • Bucksport Golf Club (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
    • Hermon Mountain (24.6 mi / 39.7 km)

    Seasonal weather in Belfast

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Belfast

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Belfast. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Belfast City Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Moose Point State Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Sears Island (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
    • Pitcher Pond (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
    • Fort Madison State Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
    • Fort George Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)