Find the best place to stay — Wiscasset

Where to stay around Wiscasset?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 468 holiday lettings near Wiscasset. From 184 houses to 162 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: 51 holiday homes
  • Pemaquid: 19 holiday homes
  • Christmas Cove: 27 holiday homes
  • Ocean Point: 26 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: 837 holiday lettings
  • Musical Wonder House: 837 holiday lettings
  • Skolfield-Whittier House: 755 holiday lettings
  • Josephine Newman Audubon Sanctuary: 868 holiday lettings
  • Maine State House: 189 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 184 houses in Wiscasset. Our other popular types of Wiscasset holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 162 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 30 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 Wiscasset?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Wiscasset. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Wiscasset, Maine your home away from home

    Wiscasset is known as ‘The Prettiest Village in Maine’ according to the sign welcoming you to the town. Located 20 miles north east of Bath, it is a well located base from which to explore the surrounding areas of Boothbay and Portland. The village is immaculately kept and has some of the finest historic homes in the state. The harbour once had four-masted schooners moored at the quay although now small craft and fishing boats bob in the water. High end gift shops, antique shops and up-market restaurants such as ‘Le Garage’ make holiday rentals in Wiscasset a very popular choice.

    Things to do in Wiscasset, Maine Follow the Maine Art Museum Trail

    Offering 53,000 splendid works of art from contemporary to historic, the trail leads visitors through seven leading art museums in the area including Bates College Museum of Art at Lewiston, Bowdoin College Museum of Art at Brunswick and Farnsworth Art Museum at Rockland. They are all an easy drive from your Wiscasset holiday home and make a great trip for art lovers.

    Sample a Famous Hot Dog

    Red’s Eats is the area’s best known hot dog stand and is a great place to head for a tasty and reasonable snack. It is not just about sausages -- lobster rolls and other tasty treats are on the menu too. Trails

    Whenever you choose to rent a holiday home in Wiscasset there is always plenty to do. The area has many miles of trails which are ideal for hiking and biking in the summer, and snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter.

    Places to visit near Wiscasset, Maine Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary

    Known locally as ‘The Crag’, this 312-acre nature sanctuary is a wildlife oasis surrounded by urban development. Visitors can walk the trails enjoying birdwatching and wildlife photography. In the winter months, snowshoeing, skating and sledging is permitted.

    Mount Apatite Park

    This popular park within the White Mountain National Forest is in Auburn, about 40 miles drive from your holiday rental in Wiscasset. It is a popular collecting site for ‘rockhounding’ where quartz, topaz and aquamarine crystals can be picked up. Museum L-A

    This fascinating museum has documents and exhibits from the textile mills, shoe mills and brickyards which were the main industries in the area from 1850-1950. Take a guided tour and see the vintage machinery, tools and products made around Lewiston and Auburn.

    Weather in Wiscasset, Maine

    Wiscasset enjoys warm summers with average temperatures reaching 26°C (79°F) in July and snowy freezing winters from November to April. Precipitation is slightly higher during the winter months with about 4-5 inches falling as sleet or heavy snow.

    Travel to Wiscasset, Maine

    The nearest major airport to Wiscasset, Maine is Portland International airport. There are regular connecting flights into Portland from all over the USA and it is approximately 40 miles from your holiday home in Wiscasset.

    Attractions in and around Wiscasset

    First time in Wiscasset and looking for things to do? To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Pemaquid Beach Park and Thomas Point Beach, and green spaces such as Fort Edgecomb State Historical Site and Ovens Mouth Preserve. Boothbay Harbor Marina and Hidden Valley Nature Center are just a couple of activities around the area. Castle Tucker and Musical Wonder House are some attractions to visit during your stay. Also a trip to Edgecomb Potters Gallery, The Boothbay Playhouse or Dodge Point Public Reserved Land might be a nice excursion.