Where to stay around Rockland?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 356 holiday lettings near Rockland. From 165 houses to 91 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rockland is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center: 622 holiday lettings
  • Carver Hill Gallery: 623 holiday lettings
  • Coastal Children's Museum: 616 holiday lettings
  • Rockland Station: 622 holiday lettings
  • Maine Lighthouse Museum: 622 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rockland 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 Rockland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 165 houses in Rockland. Our other popular types of Rockland holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 91 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rockland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Rockland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a vacation rental in Rockland, Maine your home away from home

    Rockland self-catering vacation accommodation is found on the shore of West Penobscot Bay in Knox County, Maine. It’s in an attractive city that is home to thriving local culture and serves as a getaway for visitors who want to experience some of Maine’s beautiful rugged coastline and take part in a variety of outdoor recreation.

    Things to do in Rockland, Maine

    Rockland vacation homes are found in a city that in recent years has undergone a renaissance. After being forgotten it has reemerged as an upscale and vibrant holiday destination, home to artists and independent stores. A popular attraction here is the Farnsworth Art Museum, which showcases the work of local and national artists. An attraction that will appeal to the whole family is the Owl’d Head Transportation Museum, which displays planes, cars, locomotives, carriages and other vehicles from a range of eras. Given its craggy coastline, Maine is famed for its towering lighthouses, and close to vacation rentals in Rockland you’ll be able to visit the Maine Lighthouse Museum, which gathers a large collection of artefacts relating to these structures – the most extensive in the country. Rockland’s downtown area is a treat for all visitors, with a fantastic selection of restaurants, many of which serve seafood caught just of the coast. The city is also a departure point for all kinds of trips out into the bay. You could go on a guided kayak your, or take a cruise aboard a windjammer. The islands in Penobscot Bay are also beautiful and reachable by boat. On land there’s also plenty to see and do. You could head off with your family on a bike ride, taking in some of the stunning coastal scenery along marked trails. Or on foot you could make the scenic walk from Rockland to the Breakwater Lighthouse around eight miles away.

    Places to visit on holiday in Rockland, Maine

    Neighbouring Camden is just a few minutes in the car from Rockland vacation cottages. This attractive and upmarket town serves as a base for all kinds of outdoor experiences, with sailing especially popular. Mount Battle overlooks the town and is a popular hiking destination.

    Weather in Maine, USA

    Visiting Maine vacation accommodation you’ll be in a continental climate zone. This makes for warm and humid weather in the summer months, when temperatures rise to the mid to high-20s. Winters though are consistently cold, and sometimes daily temperatures don’t even get close to rising above freezing.

    Cheap flights to Maine, USA

    If you want to get to Rockland vacation homes from the UK then the best way to do it would be to first fly to Boston (BOS) with American Airlines, Delta or British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR). You can fly to Rockland’s Knox County Regional Airport (RKD) from there with Cape Air.

    Sightseeing in and around Rockland

    Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Rockland has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Breakwater Vineyards (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Owls Head State Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Camden Snow Bowl (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
    • Cellardoor Winery (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Rockland

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rockland is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Chickawaukie Pond (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Rockland Harbor Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Sandy Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Snow Marine Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Owls Head State Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Rockport Marine Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)