Destination guide

Secluded Wiscasset will entice you

The forests and island views create a pretty picture of Wiscasset. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognised for its hiking, seafood restaurants and kayaking. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Wiscasset

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wiscasset a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boothbay Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Maine State Aquarium (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Hidden Valley Nature Center (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Brunswick Golf Club (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Brunswick Golf Course (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wiscasset

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wiscasset is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort Edgecomb State Historical Site (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Ovens Mouth Preserve (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Dodge Point Public Reserved Land (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Waterfront Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Sewell Pond Conservation Area (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Wiscasset

The nearest airport is in Wiscasset, ME (ISS), located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Wiscasset?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 567 holiday lettings near Wiscasset. From 240 Houses to 232 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 Wiscasset is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wiscasset?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wiscasset:

  • Orr's Island: 203 holiday homes
  • West Point: 17 holiday homes
  • Pemaquid Beach: 26 holiday homes
  • Christmas Cove: 24 holiday homes
  • Pemaquid Point: 26 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Wiscasset?

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

  • Castle Tucker: 918 holiday lettings
  • Musical Wonder House: 919 holiday lettings
  • Sewell Pond Conservation Area: 1,017 holiday lettings
  • Skolfield-Whittier House: 867 holiday lettings
  • Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve: 940 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 240 Houses in Wiscasset. Our other popular types of Wiscasset holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 232 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 232 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 232 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wiscasset?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 32 holiday homes with pool available in Wiscasset. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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