Where to stay around Maine?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,682 holiday lettings near Maine. From 3,680 Houses to 2,408 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Maine is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Maine?

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

  • Portland: 680 holiday homes
  • Bar Harbor: 1,111 holiday homes
  • Kennebunkport: 1,451 holiday homes
  • Ogunquit: 1,189 holiday homes
  • House Island: 380 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Maine! 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 Maine?

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

  • Portland: 680 holiday lettings
  • Bar Harbor: 1,111 holiday lettings
  • Kennebunkport: 1,451 holiday lettings
  • Ogunquit: 1,189 holiday lettings
  • Wales: 52 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Maine?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Maine are:

  • Millinocket Municipal Airport (MLT): 26 self catering accommodations
  • Banks Airport (ME5): 894 self catering accommodations
  • Fryeburg, ME (FRY-Eastern Slopes Regional): 1,313 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Maine?

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

  • Skolfield-Whittier House: 745 holiday rentals
  • Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center: 1,248 holiday rentals
  • Walker's Point: 1,831 holiday rentals
  • Neal S. Dow House: 1,264 holiday rentals
  • Perkins Cove: 556 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Maine 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 or home in Maine, New England your home away from home

Maine is a beautiful region of New England on the east coast of the USA, with some remarkably beautiful countryside and rich wildlife. The state is an impossibly beautiful place, with huge forests, full of nature and intrigue, and a coastline which will amaze even the most seasoned of travellers. The pace of life from a holiday home in Maine can be as hectic or as leisurely slow as you wish, but once you take a Maine holiday rental, you will never want to leave. Maine, New England is the last real wilderness on the east coast of America.

Things to do in Maine, New England

Maine is one of those destinations where activity is optional! Many wonderful holidays can be spent simply taking in the scenery, enjoying long, leisurely lunches in the many exquisite restaurants found throughout the state, or simply enjoying the skills of Maine’s opera, theatre and orchestra performances. The regular agricultural fairs are a great day out too, occurring throughout the state and on a regular basis.

However, if you would prefer to really discover the beauty and majesty of Maine, there are a vast range of activities to choose from. The great outdoors are simply outstanding in Maine, with amazing creatures thriving in the forests, caves, rivers and woods of the Maine countryside. Moose are among the most treasured sightings in Maine, and there are a great range of safaris and wildlife reserves in which to see these majestic beasts. Also high on the list are puffin along the East coast and whales, which feed just 20 miles of the Maine coast. The finest whale watching excursions leave from Bar Harbor, although there will be plenty of opportunities to go whale watching from any of the self catering Maine holiday homes on offer.

Hiking and mountain biking holidays in Maine are particularly popular, but for those staying in Maine accommodation along the coast, there are some wonderful kayaking and canoe trails to enjoy. Kayaking along the gently flowing rivers of Maine is an unbeatable experience, giving you perfect peace and an unrivalled chance to get close to nature and spot wildlife. The rivers are also famed throughout New England as some of the best fishing rivers you can find. There are more trout caught from Maine homes than are caught in the rest of the eastern states put together.

Golfing holidays to Maine, New England are particularly popular too, as there are a great range of spectacular golf courses, especially along the coastline, and arranging a tee-off time never poses a problem for visitors.

During the winter months, Maine is transformed into a winter wonderland where the tracks of skis and snowboards can be seen marking the which mountain peaks. The ski resorts of Maine are immaculately cared for, providing excellent skiing for every member of the family, from the expert to the first time skier.

Places to visit on holiday in Maine, New England

Boothbay Harbor is a quintessential Maine holiday destination. The famous Maine lobsters are in good supply in Boothbay Harbor, and the town is one of the finest places to sample Maine’s most famous export. Sailing and fishing are also particularly good from a Maine villa too.

Western Maine is a region of mountains and lakes. The summer months see Western Maine as a haven of activity and excitement in the great outdoors, with endless walking, mountain biking and nature trails to be enjoyed. The lakes are ideal for a refreshing swim, many water sports and even fishing. During the winter, Western Maine is a ski destination of the highest quality.

Cheap flights to Maine, New England

Bangor International Airport (BGR) doesn’t receive any direct flights from the UK, but there are many connections from other, larger American airports.