Find the best place to stay — Acadia National Park

Where to stay around Acadia National Park?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,235 holiday lettings near Acadia National Park. From 619 houses to 318 cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Acadia National Park area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Acadia National Park?

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

  • New England: 33,844 holiday homes
  • Bar Harbor: 1,069 holiday homes
  • Down East: 1,942 holiday homes
  • Southwest Harbor: 819 holiday homes
  • Mount Desert Island: 1,096 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Acadia National Park! 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 Acadia National Park?

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

  • Bar Harbor: 1,069 holiday lettings
  • Southwest Harbor: 819 holiday lettings
  • Orland: 244 holiday lettings
  • Ellsworth: 512 holiday lettings
  • Sorrento: 584 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 Acadia National Park?

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

  • Pretty Marsh: 1,248 holiday rentals
  • Jonathan Fisher House: 1,193 holiday rentals
  • Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse: 1,091 holiday rentals
  • Friend Memorial Public Library: 1,050 holiday rentals
  • Cadillac Mountain: 1,176 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Acadia National Park 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.

Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Acadia National Park, USA, Your Home Away From Home

Acadia National Park can be found on Mount Desert Island, just off the coast of the New England state of Maine, in north-eastern USA. A popular holiday destination amongst nature lovers and those wishing to enjoy the natural attractions of the ‘Great Outdoors’, the park attracts a large number of local and inter-state tourists throughout the year. To cater for this steady influx of visitors, UK tourists looking to spend their holidays in Acadia will find that there is a great choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available here, mainly in the form of log cabins, as well as apartments in the region’s largest settlement, Bar Harbor.

Things to Do on Holiday in Acadia National Park, USA

As the name suggests, Acadia National Park boasts all the attributes to draw visitors looking to enjoy outdoor activities, when the weather permits. The park’s miles of carriage roads provide the ideal conditions for cyclists and walkers to take in its stunning scenery and marvel at the breath-taking views of the surrounding islands and Somes Sound, which is often referred to as being the East Coast’s only fjord. The surrounding waters and lakes are also popular amongst water sports enthusiasts, where such activities as pleasure boat cruising, kayaking, jet skiing and windsurfing can be enjoyed. The park is also home to over 40 species of mammalian wildlife, allowing animal lovers the opportunity to observe such indigenous mammals as moose, beaver, porcupine and chipmunks at close quarters.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Acadia National Park, USA

Many visitors spending their holidays in Acadia National Park will spend some time in Mount Desert Island’s largest town, Bar Harbor. This popular cruise-ship port was founded in the late 18th century and boasts numerous historical landmarks and buildings which reflect the town’s long and interesting past. The historic harbour side area is lined with quaint antique shops, cafés and restaurants; whilst the nearby Sand Beach is a popular destination for those visitors looking to relax with a picnic before swimming in the clear waters of Frenchman Bay.

Weather in Acadia National Park, USA

Visitors spending their holidays in Acadia National Park will find that this part of Maine has a typically cool, temperate climate. Summers can be warm, with temperatures averaging around 28 degrees Celsius, whilst winters are much colder, with temperatures averaging around 5 degrees Celsius. Much of the region’s average annual precipitation of 40 inches will fall as snow in the winter months.

Travel to Acadia National Park, USA

UK tourists looking to spend their holidays in Acadia National Park will first fly to either Philadelphia (PHL) or New York (JFK) airports. They will then take a connecting flight to nearby Bangor International Airport (BGR) with US Airways Express or Delta Connection. Flights leave the UK from London Heathrow (LHR).

Attractions in and around Acadia National Park

Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Acadia National Park? Take the children and visit Bar Harbor Whale Watching, Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf and Kisma Preserve. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Jordan Pond, Asticou Azalea Garden and Cadillac Mountain. Activities around the area include Perpendicular Trail, Northeast Harbor Golf Club and Kebo Valley Golf Club. Other things to do while in town include a visit to Ocean Path Trailhead, Ship Harbor Nature Trailhead and Hulls Cove Visitor Center.