Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Squirrel Island getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Squirrel Island with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Squirrel Island

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Squirrel Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Maine State Aquarium (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Boothbay Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Squirrel Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Squirrel Island. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cabbage Island (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Fisherman's Memorial Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Barrett Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Reid State Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Josephine Newman Audubon Sanctuary (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Squirrel Island

The nearest airport is in Wiscasset, ME (ISS), located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 16 mi (25.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Squirrel Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 554 holiday lettings near Squirrel Island. From 239 Houses to 56 Flats, 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 Squirrel Island is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Squirrel Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Squirrel Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • New England: 40,046 holiday homes
  • South Bristol: 671 holiday homes
  • Harpswell: 439 holiday homes
  • Bath: 1,060 holiday homes
  • West Point: 18 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Squirrel Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Squirrel Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Squirrel Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • South Bristol: 671 holiday lettings
  • Harpswell: 439 holiday lettings
  • Bath: 1,060 holiday lettings
  • Bristol: 626 holiday lettings
  • Bowdoinham: 128 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Squirrel Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Squirrel Island. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sewell Pond Conservation Area: 1,019 holiday rentals
  • Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve: 943 holiday rentals
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: 1,009 holiday rentals
  • Opera House at Boothbay Harbor: 1,005 holiday rentals
  • Fisherman's Memorial Park: 1,005 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Squirrel Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Squirrel Island

South Bristol
671 holiday rentals
Harpswell
439 holiday rentals
Bath
1,060 holiday rentals
Bristol
626 holiday rentals
Bowdoinham
128 holiday rentals
Arrowsic
641 holiday rentals
Brunswick
1,214 holiday rentals
Friendship
327 holiday rentals
East Boothbay
349 holiday rentals
West Bath
768 holiday rentals
Westport
477 holiday rentals
Boothbay Harbor
372 holiday rentals
Phippsburg
738 holiday rentals
Newcastle
607 holiday rentals
Boothbay
602 holiday rentals
Wiscasset
568 holiday rentals
Georgetown
703 holiday rentals
Bremen
228 holiday rentals
Edgecomb
66 holiday rentals
Damariscotta
774 holiday rentals