Where to stay around Hancock?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 717 holiday lettings near Hancock. From 379 houses to 173 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 Hancock 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: 30 holiday homes
  • Bass Harbor: 77 holiday homes
  • Bernard: 76 holiday homes
  • Otter Creek: 30 holiday homes
  • Hall Quarry: 37 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: 1,113 holiday lettings
  • Pretty Marsh: 1,255 holiday lettings
  • Jonathan Fisher House: 1,200 holiday lettings
  • Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse: 1,097 holiday lettings
  • Cadillac Mountain: 1,186 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 379 houses in Hancock. Our other popular types of Hancock holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 173 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 37 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hancock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 37 holiday homes with 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.

    Attractions in and around Hancock

    Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Hancock? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Kisma Preserve, Wild Acadia Fun Park and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Tidal Falls, Birdsacre Sanctuary and Indian Point. You can take a shopping trip to L.L. Bean Shopping Outlet. Stop by Garland Farm, Downeast Scenic Railroad and Atlantic Art Glass while in the area. Why not also take in more of the area with visits to Grand Theatre, Ellsworth City Hall or Ellsworth Public Library?