Find the best place to stay — Owls Head

Where to stay around Owls Head?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 352 holiday lettings near Owls Head. From 175 houses to 84 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 Owls Head is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Owls Head State Park: 612 holiday lettings
  • Birch Point Beach State Park: 602 holiday lettings
  • Owls Head Transportation Museum: 609 holiday lettings
  • Owls Head Lighthouse: 612 holiday lettings
  • Breakwater Vineyards: 610 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Owls Head 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 Owls Head?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 175 houses in Owls Head. Our other popular types of Owls Head holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 84 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Owls Head?

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

    Make a vacation rental in Owls Head, USA your home away from home

    Located in Knox County, in Maine’s Mid Coast region, Owls Head self-catering vacation accommodation is set around a picturesque waterfront town on the western side of Penobsot Bay. This would be an ideal destination for a holiday in the outdoors, with attractive towns, unspoiled nature and a range of activities on offer in the area.

    Things to do in Owls Head, USA

    In the town around Owls Head vacation rentals you’ll find a number of interesting attractions. The most prominent is the Transportation Museum, which houses a number of vehicles and aircraft from a range of eras. The collections here include 28 aircraft and 50 automobiles dating back to as early as the 19th Century. A little way outside the town is Owls Head Light, which dates back to 1826 and is registered on the list of Historic Places. It sits atop a cliff and is accompanied by a cottage from the mid-19th Century.

    The town of Rockland is little more than a few minutes in the car from vacation accommodation in Owls Head. This town hosts a variety of events and festivals throughout the year, perhaps most notably the Maine Lobster Festival, which takes place in early August. There are a host of independent shops and art galleries in the town, with a number of excellent restaurants. Rockland would also be a good place to go if you’d like to head out into Penobscot Bay, with sailboat cruises on offer from here.

    Meanwhile on land you could take the time to explore some of the walking and bike trails found close to self-catering rentals in Owls Head. There’s also a golf course just minutes away – The Samoset Course has lovely views of the bay and is considered one of the top golf resorts in the country.

    Places to visit on holiday in Owls Head, USA

    A little way up the coast from Owls Head vacation rentals is the town of Camden, which is another lovely waterfront location, with interesting shops and restaurants. Mount Battle sits next to this town, and can be ascended for unforgettable views of Penobscot Bay.

    Weather in Owls Head, USA

    Owls Head holiday accommodation is set in an area with humid continental climate. This results in cool winters, with highs that rarely get above freezing. Summers here are warm, with highs getting up to the upper 20s in July and August.

    Cheap flights to Owls Head, USA

    One way to get to Owls Head self-catering accommodation from the UK would be to fly with Delta or British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR) to Boston’s Logan International (BOS), and make the three-hour drive up to Knox County in Maine.

    Attractions in and around Owls Head

    First time in Owls Head and looking for things to do? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse and General Henry Knox Museum, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Owls Head Transportation Museum or Coastal Children's Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Birch Point Beach State Park and Owls Head State Park. Winter activities that you might appreciate include visiting Camden Snow Bowl. Why not also add Breakwater Vineyards, Snow Marine Park or Sail Power and Steam Museum to your agenda?