Destination guide

The secluded area of Falmouth awaits your stay

The island views and forests create a pretty picture of Falmouth. This city is well-known for its hiking and shopping. Portland Observatory and Wadsworth-Longfellow House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 and attractions in Falmouth

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Falmouth a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Riverside Municipal Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Joker's Family Fun and Games (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Southworth Planetarium (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Twin Falls Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Gorham Country Club (9 mi / 14.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Falmouth

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Falmouth is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mackworth Island (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Eastern Promenade (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • East End Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Deering Oaks Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Sand Beach (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Willard Beach (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Falmouth

Fly into Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), the closest airport, located 7 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 20.2 mi (32.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Falmouth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 743 holiday lettings around Falmouth. From 375 Houses to 179 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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 Falmouth:

  • Town Landing: 24 holiday homes
  • Falmouth Foreside: 25 holiday homes
  • Goose Rocks Beach: 65 holiday homes
  • Orr's Island: 198 holiday homes
  • Willard: 31 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 Falmouth?

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

  • Mackworth Island: 1,392 holiday lettings
  • Scarborough Downs: 1,412 holiday lettings
  • Scarborough Beach State Park: 1,346 holiday lettings
  • Southern Maine Community College: 1,328 holiday lettings
  • Dunegrass Golf Club: 1,571 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 375 Houses in Falmouth. Our other popular types of Falmouth holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 179 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 179 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 179 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Falmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Falmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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