Where to stay around Casco Bay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,553 holiday lettings near Casco Bay. From 719 Houses to 375 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 Casco Bay is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Casco Bay?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Casco Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • New England: 33,048 holiday homes
  • Portland: 656 holiday homes
  • Kennebunkport: 1,460 holiday homes
  • House Island: 368 holiday homes
  • Wales: 53 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Casco Bay! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Casco Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Casco Bay with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Portland: 656 holiday lettings
  • Kennebunkport: 1,460 holiday lettings
  • Wales: 53 holiday lettings
  • Bristol: 675 holiday lettings
  • Old Orchard Beach: 769 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Casco Bay?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Casco Bay are:

  • Wiscasset, ME (ISS): 901 self catering accommodations
  • Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive): 850 self catering accommodations
  • Lewiston Maine Airport (LEW): 354 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Casco Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Casco Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Skolfield-Whittier House: 773 holiday rentals
  • Neal S. Dow House: 1,259 holiday rentals
  • Josephine Newman Audubon Sanctuary: 896 holiday rentals
  • LL Bean Flagship Store: 808 holiday rentals
  • Southern Maine Community College: 1,192 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Casco Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a vacation rental in Portland, Casco Bay Area, USA your home away from home

Portland is the largest city on Casco Bay, an inlet in the Gulf of Maine on the southern coast of Maine. Portland, Casco Bay Area self-catering accommodation offers the best of both worlds; urban comfort, shopping and dining and the sea with what is considered some of the best sailing in the world.

Things to do in Portland, Casco Bay Area, USA

Boats play a large part around a Portland, Casco Bay Area vacation rental with ferries to the major and minor island, of which there is a very large number, pleasure boats, sailing boats and even a sunset cruise in the summer months. Peaks Island is the most populous island in Casco Bay and has 16 car ferries a day in the summer and has amusement parks, theatres, restaurants and cafes. Performance arts are also big in this area; opera, symphony orchestra, modern dance troupes, ballet as well as a thriving music scene, great music venues, outdoor concerts and fireworks both in the downtown area and on the islands.

Away from the water there are a myriad of trails and walks as well as interesting buildings and sights to see while staying in a Portland, Casco Bay Area vacation rental. There are seven lighthouses including the Pocahontas Light which is the smallest registered lighthouse in the United States standing at just six feet tall. There are also six forts dating from 1808 to 1907 many of which served as important facilities during the two great wars. Also irresistible is the Old Port area with its cobblestone streets with revitalised warehouses on the waterfront housing interesting shops, restaurants and cafes; this is the place to find crafts from local artisans, with textiles, fashion, jewellery, and great specialty food.

Places to visit in Portland, Casco Bay Area

As well as getting out to some of the islands, like Eagle Island which was home to Admiral Robert Peary, the polar explorer, and his family from 1881 until 1955 and is now a registered Historic Site there are several interesting cities and beaches close to Portland, Casco Bay Area vacation rentals. Brunswick, Yarmouth and Gorham are just three places with historic sights and interesting main streets; for beautiful stretches of sand and blue water head to Ogunquit, Kittery, Old Orchard Beach and many more.

Weather in Portland, Casco Bay Area, USA

At Portland, Casco Bay Area vacation rentals you can expect to enjoy a humid continental climate with warm summers and long, cold snowy winters. Monthly averages range from 20.4 centigrade in July with highs that can exceed 32 centigrade and -5 centigrade in January with lows that can exceed -18 centigrade.

Cheap flights to Portland, Casco Bay Area, USA

There are some very good deals for getting to self-catering vacation rentals from London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW) to Portland (PDX) with American Airlines, KLM, Delta, Air Canada and many more.