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Book a holiday rental for your Penobscot getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Penobscot with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Penobscot

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Penobscot a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castline Golf Club (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Winterport Winery (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Kisma Preserve (16.7 mi / 27 km)
  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Penobscot

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Penobscot. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort George Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Fort Knox State Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Fort Madison State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Sears Island (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Moose Point State Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Penobscot

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 17.1 mi (27.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), which is 23.7 mi (38.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Penobscot?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 511 holiday lettings around Penobscot. From 159 cabins to 260 houses, 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 Penobscot?

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 Penobscot:

  • Bass Harbor: 277 holiday homes
  • Lucerne-in-Maine: 15 holiday homes
  • Seal Cove: 51 holiday homes
  • Bernard: 103 holiday homes
  • Little City: 29 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 Penobscot? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Penobscot. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bar Harbor: 1,222 holiday lettings
  • Lincolnville Ferry Terminal: 682 holiday lettings
  • Belfast Historical Society and Museum: 456 holiday lettings
  • Ellsworth City Hall: 1,126 holiday lettings
  • Maine Maritime Academy: 648 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Penobscot listed on 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 Cabins in Penobscot?

Yes, of course. offers 159 Cabins in Penobscot. Our other popular types of Penobscot holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 260 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 159 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 42 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 Penobscot?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Penobscot. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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