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Make a vacation rental in Downeast and Acadia, USA your home away from home

Downeast and Acadia is a region that covers the eastern portion of Maine’s coast, as well as some of its interior. Self-catering vacation rentals in Downeast and Acadia would suit anyone who would like to experience the beauty of Maine’s dramatic coastal scenery or sample its sublime seafood. There are national parks to discover, as well as numerous picturesque villages and towns. Inland are stunning lakes, ideal for swimming and or hiking and cycling trips.

Things to do in Downeast and Acadia, USA

Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island would be a lovely place to visit from Downeast and Acadia self-catering vacation accommodation. It was one of the country’s top summer resorts in the 19th Century, and the remnants of this golden age can be found at the estates of some of the era’s big names – Carnegie, Rockefeller and Ford to name but three. Many people arrive here in Fall to admire the vibrant colours in the foliage at this time of year.

The Acadia National Park is another excellent destination for anyone on holiday at Downeast and Acadia vacation rentals and sits a short distance from Bar Harbour, in Hancock County. It covers 47,000 acres and comprises mountains, lakes and some breathtaking coastline. In the winter months many people head here for cross-country skiing, while in the summer months you can enjoy some great sandy beaches, horseback riding and nature walks.

Winter Harbor is a classic Maine seaside town, and well worth visiting from Downeast and Acadia holiday villas. It’s a town with a considerable artistic heritage, and there are artisan shops and galleries to visit. There are also a host of restaurants and inns here serving freshly caught seafood.

Places to visit on holiday in Downeast and Acadia, USA

Blue Hill is another charming town, overlooking Blue Hill bay and would be an interesting excursion from Downeast and Acadia holiday villa. It’s surrounded by lovely coastal and inland scenery. One way to enjoy the landscape here is to climb Blue Hill Mountain, a tall hill with impressive views of the town and bay.

Weather in Downeast and Acadia, USA

At a Maine self-catering vacation rental you could enjoy can enjoy mild of pleasantly warm weather if you visit in the summer months, when temperatures in June, July and August usually reach the mid-20s. Winters can be very cold though, and sub-zeros temperatures are quite common at this time of year.

Cheap flights to Downeast and Acadia, USA

Portland Airport (PDX) sits within three hours by car from Downeast and Acadia vacation accommodation, with flights to and from Amsterdam Schipol (AMS) in the Netherlands. You can reach this airport from a host of different UK cities via KLM, Jet2, British Airways and easyJet.

    Excellent! 4.6/5
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
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    House #130208
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      • 7 BR
      • 7 BA
      • Separate Toilet
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      Lodge #350509
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        Exceptional! 5/5
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        • 3 BR
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        House #889791vb
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          • 4 BR
          • 4 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 10
          Estate #147039
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Condo #4191776
            10
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Apartment #3913276
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cabin #101854
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  Cottage #663097vb
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cabin #850035vb
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                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                      • 5 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 13
                      House #4165895
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                      Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #671843vb
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                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 3 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          House #4197735
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                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Cottage #3498723
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
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                              Cottage #389012vb
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                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Apartment #423135vb
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                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Cottage #790508vb
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                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 3 BA
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                                    House #840063vb
                                    13
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                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 7
                                      Cottage #913736
                                      10
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                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        Cottage #389528vb
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                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Cabin #3864196
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                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            House #4119666
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                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                              • 5 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Sleeps 14
                                              House #181411
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                House #4151316
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                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Cottage #671844vb
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                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    Cottage #671845vb
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                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      House #328540
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                                                      Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Cabin #473654vb
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                                                        Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                          Townhome #3579526
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                                                          Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                            Cottage #3698078
                                                            10
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Villa #507900vb
                                                              10
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                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                House #3830794
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                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                  House #3944577
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                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    House #589270vb
                                                                    8
                                                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                      House #4147453
                                                                      10
                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (25 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Condo #346032
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                                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          House #556076vb
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                                                                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            House #3498716
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                                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Cottage #189917
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                                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                House #247686
                                                                                8
                                                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                  House #3660167
                                                                                  9
                                                                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (32 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                                                    House #598143vb
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                                                                                    Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Cottage #790510vb
                                                                                      9
                                                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                        (16 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        House #109616
                                                                                        16
                                                                                        Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (17 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 12
                                                                                          Chalet #213480
                                                                                          17
                                                                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (30 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            House #323254
                                                                                            30
                                                                                            Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (28 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              House #3801876
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                                                                                              Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (22 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Townhome #287845vb
                                                                                                22
                                                                                                Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                                  (14 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  Cabin #3565619
                                                                                                  14
                                                                                                  Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                    Studio #875902vb
                                                                                                    13
                                                                                                    Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (24 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Cottage #956783
                                                                                                      24
                                                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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