Destination guide

Adventurous Deer Isle will entice you

The area's art galleries and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Deer Isle. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Deer Isle

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Deer Isle a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Castline Golf Club (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Cellardoor Winery (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Owls Head State Park (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Camden Snow Bowl (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Breakwater Vineyards (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Deer Isle

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Deer Isle. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Fort Madison State Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Fort George Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Camden Hills State Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Pitcher Pond (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Laite Memorial Beach (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Transport

Transport to and around Deer Isle

Fly into Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), the closest airport, located 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), which is 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Deer Isle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 400 holiday lettings near Deer Isle. From 237 Houses to 115 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 Deer Isle is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Deer Isle?

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 Deer Isle:

  • Camden: 391 holiday homes
  • Bass Harbor: 274 holiday homes
  • Somesville: 21 holiday homes
  • Bernard: 76 holiday homes
  • Seawall: 41 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Deer Isle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 237 Houses in Deer Isle. Our other popular types of Deer Isle holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 115 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 115 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 115 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 Deer Isle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Deer Isle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.