Destination guide

Travel to lively Orono

Take a holiday to Orono and enjoy the area's festivals, live music and cathedral. Well known for its university setting, shopping and restaurants, this walkable city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Orono

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Orono has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Penobscot Valley Country Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Maine Forest and Logging Museum (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Bangor Municipal Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Hermon Mountain (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Orono

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Orono is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cascade Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Indian Trail Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Chamberlain Freedom Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Waterfront Park (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Orono

Fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Orono?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 476 holiday lettings near Orono. From 221 Houses to 28 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Orono for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Orono?

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

  • University of Maine: 129 holiday lettings
  • Collins Center for the Arts: 129 holiday lettings
  • Penobscot Valley Country Club: 146 holiday lettings
  • Hudson Museum: 129 holiday lettings
  • Paul Bunyan Statue: 182 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 221 Houses in Orono. Our other popular types of Orono holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 194 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 194 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Orono?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Orono. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.