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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Ellsworth, Maine your home away from home

Ellsworth is a small city with many historic buildings and points of interest. Holiday rentals in Ellsworth are popular with visitors as they are well located for visiting the Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor region.

Things to Do in Ellsworth, Maine

Ellsworth holiday rentals are the ideal base for enjoying a relaxing holiday in Maine at any time of year. In summer, you can hike, bike, ride an ATV or take a horseback ride down the 85-mile long East Sunrise Trail. Downtown provides a good selection of shops to complement the nearby Maine Coast Mall. There are plenty of local restaurants where you should definitely try the specialities – a lobster dinner followed by blueberry pie. History lovers can visit the Woodlawn Museum, home of Colonel Black, or the historic Ellsworth Public Library. Ride the train along the Downeast Scenic railroad or go fishing or kayaking on the Union River. Boat trips on Green Lake and birdwatching in the surrounding area are also popular things to do.

Places to Visit Around Ellsworth, Maine

Places to visit from your holiday home in Ellsworth should definitely include a trip to the near Cranberry Isles which can only be reached by boat. They are much quieter than the nearby Mount Desert, home to the Acadia National Park at Bar Harbor which is crammed with natural wonders. Acadia is an excellent place for summer hikes or Nordic skiing along the carriage trails in the winter months. The Mount Desert Oceanarium includes a lobster hatchery, a sea life marine aquarium and a fishermen’s museum. A day at Stonington in neighbouring Connecticut has a fascinating history. Check out the lighthouse, the Capt. Nathaniel B. Palmer House and the Mechanic Street Historic District for some interesting architecture. The Whitehall Mansion was built in 1771 and is now run by the National Park Service.

Weather in Ellsworth, Maine

Ellsworth holiday rentals in Maine, New England enjoy warm showery summers and very cold snowy winters. Average daytime highs in July reach 26°C (79°F) dropping to around 15°C (59°F) overnight. From December to April, temperatures remain frequently below freezing, from -3 to -13°C (26 to 8°F) in January. The area has precipitation all year round which falls as snow in the colder months.

Travel to Ellsworth, Maine

The nearest international airport to holiday rentals in Ellsworth, Maine is Bangor International (BGR) Airport. It handles both domestic and international flights and is about 32 miles away. The best way to reach Ellsworth from the airport is by hiring a car and driving along the US-1A which takes about 45 minutes. Portland International (PWM) Jetport is about 143 miles away and Logan International (BOS) Airport in Boston is approximately 249 miles away.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (22 reviews)
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    • 4 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Sleeps 10
    House #3830794
    22
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (29 reviews)
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      • 5 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 10
      Cottage #162312
      29
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 3
        Apartment #937627vb
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (10 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 3 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Chalet #4061248
          10
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (33 reviews)
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            • 5 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 12
            House #438448vb
            33
            Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.6/5
              (10 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 2
              Cottage #3535247
              10
              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                House #992283vb
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                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                  (4 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Cottage #100166
                  4
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (22 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Cottage #304485
                    22
                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                      (7 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 11
                      House #718508vb
                      7
                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                        (12 reviews)
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                        • 6 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 12
                        House #3716413
                        12
                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (68 reviews)
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                          • 4 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 10
                          House #307911
                          68
                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                            (23 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cabin #399021vb
                            23
                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (6 reviews)
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 8
                              Cottage #4214404
                              6
                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (27 reviews)
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                                • 4 BR
                                • 4 BA
                                • Sleeps 10
                                House #938209
                                27
                                Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Cottage #954456vb
                                  2
                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Cottage #861030vb
                                    3
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (10 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Studio #855794vb
                                      10
                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Cottage #4304435
                                        Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (20 reviews)
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Cottage #110315
                                          20
                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (16 reviews)
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 3 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Chalet #402822vb
                                            16
                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 3
                                              Cottage #3923867
                                              1
                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                House #4271099
                                                1
                                                Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                  (8 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  Cabin #450178vb
                                                  8
                                                  Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (12 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                    House #3807433
                                                    12
                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Cottage #664172vb
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 6 BR
                                                        • 4 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 12
                                                        House #594121vb
                                                        1
                                                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          House #4436694
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Cabin #4477261
                                                            Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              House #1082867vb
                                                              Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                House #662331vb
                                                                Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (6 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Cottage #128100
                                                                  6
                                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                                    House #1023846vb
                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      Cottage #136631
                                                                      2
                                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                                        House #881269vb
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Cabin #1016071vb
                                                                          Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (12 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                            Cottage #3761159
                                                                            12
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                                              House #4544040
                                                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                House #270967
                                                                                8
                                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                  Cottage #3536051
                                                                                  2
                                                                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (4 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    Cabin #147622vb
                                                                                    4
                                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      House #184206
                                                                                      6
                                                                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • 5 BR
                                                                                        • 4 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 15
                                                                                        House #873767vb
                                                                                        Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Cottage #3536071
                                                                                          3
                                                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (20 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cabin #178978
                                                                                            20
                                                                                            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #128036
                                                                                              11
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                Cabin #742955vb
                                                                                                Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (7 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Cottage #228015vb
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (50 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Apartment #3913276
                                                                                                    50
                                                                                                    Viewed 295 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (25 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Cottage #671843vb
                                                                                                      25
                                                                                                      Viewed 598 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Ellsworth Holiday Homes & Cottages (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great comfortable restful

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      I loved all the windows! Off of the bedroom upstairs was a small balcony,it was great,esp. at night. Listening to all the nature sounds of the night❗️❗️ The kitchen was easy t to working,large and new. I will go back !!!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016