Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Jefferson

The forests, lake and ocean views display a scene truly unique to Jefferson. Travellers appreciate the shopping in this relaxing city. 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 Jefferson

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

  • Hidden Valley Nature Center (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Camden Snow Bowl (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jefferson

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Jefferson. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Viles Arboretum (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Capitol Park (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Kennebec River Rail Trail (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Augusta Mill Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Dodge Point Public Reserved Land (15.6 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jefferson

Fly into Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Wiscasset, ME (ISS), which is 20.2 mi (32.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Jefferson?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 315 holiday lettings near Jefferson. From 129 Houses to 18 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jefferson for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Jefferson:

  • Christmas Cove: 24 holiday homes
  • Pemaquid Beach: 26 holiday homes
  • Saint George: 246 holiday homes
  • Pemaquid Point: 25 holiday homes
  • Pemaquid: 18 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 Jefferson?

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

  • Hidden Valley Nature Center: 454 holiday lettings
  • Sewell Pond Conservation Area: 1,019 holiday lettings
  • Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve: 944 holiday lettings
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: 1,009 holiday lettings
  • Opera House at Boothbay Harbor: 1,005 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 129 Houses in Jefferson. Our other popular types of Jefferson holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 143 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 143 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 Jefferson?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Jefferson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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