Where to stay around Hancock?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 716 holiday lettings near Hancock. From 381 Houses to 223 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hancock for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Hancock:

  • Hancock Point: 29 holiday homes
  • Bass Harbor: 75 holiday homes
  • Bernard: 73 holiday homes
  • Otter Creek: 29 holiday homes
  • Hall Quarry: 39 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 Hancock?

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

  • Tidal Falls: 1,097 holiday lettings
  • Pretty Marsh: 1,238 holiday lettings
  • Jonathan Fisher House: 1,175 holiday lettings
  • Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse: 1,071 holiday lettings
  • Cadillac Mountain: 1,167 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 381 Houses in Hancock. Our other popular types of Hancock holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 223 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 223 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 223 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent waterfront rentals in Hancock?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 212 waterfront rentals in Hancock. You have also many other possibilities in Hancock area, including:

  • Rural rentals: 184 holiday rentals
  • Oceanfront rentals: 174 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 166 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with private pool in Hancock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with private pool among our 8 holiday homes with private pool available in Hancock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Hancock, USA, Your Home Away From Home

    The small US town of Hancock can be found within the New England state of Maine, to the far north-east of the country. This picturesque coastal town is a popular holiday destination amongst city-dwellers from the major cities on the US Eastern Seaboard and beyond, looking to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life. Travellers from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Hancock on a self catering basis will find that there is a good choice of holiday rental accommodation available in and around the town. Many of these apartments and houses enjoy spectacular views of Frenchman Bay, with the rugged coastline of the uniquely named Mount Desert Island in the near distance.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Hancock, USA

    Most holidaymakers will have chosen Hancock as a base to explore the stunning scenery of the Maine coastline. This means that walking, hiking, and cycling are always popular pursuits here, whilst water sports enthusiasts may enjoy their passion for scuba diving, windsailing and jet skiing in the region’s numerous coves and sheltered channels. Those tourists who would prefer not to immerse themselves in the often cool Ocean waters may prefer to enjoy an organised pleasure-boat cruise and explore the many islands which are dotted off the state’s coastline. Visitors spending their holidays in Hancock in the winter months head inland to one of the numerous ski-resorts to be found on the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Hancock, USA

    The nearby Mount Desert Island is a popular place for many tourists spending their holidays in Hancock to visit. Just a short ferry crossing away from the town, much of the island lies within Acadia National Park. One of the United States’ first protected landscapes, the island is home to over 40 species of mammals, to include coyotes, black bears, white-tailed bears and chipmunks. Mount Desert Island is also a geologist’s dream, with the numerous interesting rock formations dotted throughout its rugged landscape. In complete contrast, less than an hour’s drive to the north of Hancock lies Bangor, the region’s largest city. Here tourists will find all the expected amenities of a sizeable town, to include great shopping, restaurants and eateries, as well as several historical attractions, reflected in the town’s accolade of being included on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Weather in Hancock, USA

    The coastal region of Maine has a cool, maritime climate. This means that visitors spending their holidays in Hancock in the summer months can expect temperatures to average in the mid-twenties degrees Celsius. In winter these temperatures will often drop below zero. The town receives an average annual precipitation of around 35 inches, much of which falling as snow in the winter months.

    Travel to Hancock, USA

    Tourists from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Hancock will start their journey by first flying with British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines or United Airlines to New York (JFK) International airport. They will then need to cross Queens to La Guardia Airport (LGA), where they will take a connecting flight with Delta Connections to Bangor International Airport (BGR), the nearest large airport.

    Activities and attractions in and around Hancock

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Hancock has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Kisma Preserve (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
    • Wild Acadia Fun Park (5 mi / 8 km)
    • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
    • Kebo Valley Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • Northeast Harbor Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Hancock

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hancock is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Tidal Falls (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
    • Birdsacre Sanctuary (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
    • Indian Point (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Shore Path (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
    • Agamont Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
    • Village Green (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)