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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.

    Excellent! 4.5/5
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Cottage #100166
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (25 reviews)
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      • 4 BR
      • 4 BA
      • Sleeps 10
      House #938209
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        Exceptional! 5/5
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        • 4 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 10
        House #3830794
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          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 5
          House #992283vb
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 3
            Apartment #937627vb
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            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (22 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 5
              Cottage #304485
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              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (10 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Chalet #4061248
                10
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                  Excellent! 4.3/5
                  (7 reviews)
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                  • 4 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 11
                  House #718508vb
                  7
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                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (16 reviews)
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                    • 4 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Sleeps 8
                    Chalet #402822vb
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                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 5 BR
                      • 4 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 10
                      House #662331vb
                        • 6 BR
                        • 4 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 12
                        House #594121vb
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                        Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 4 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 7
                          House #881269vb
                          Viewed 10 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
                              • 3 BR
                              • 4 BA
                              • Sleeps 10
                              House #1023846vb
                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Cottage #861030vb
                                2
                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (11 reviews)
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                                  • 6 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 12
                                  House #3716413
                                  11
                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Cottage #954456vb
                                    Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (8 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Studio #855794vb
                                      8
                                      Viewed 8 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 6 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 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (30 reviews)
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                                            • 5 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 12
                                            House #438448vb
                                            30
                                            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Very Good! 4.2/5
                                              (6 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #420005vb
                                              6
                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                House #4271099
                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (5 reviews)
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  Cottage #4214404
                                                  5
                                                  Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    House #4436694
                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (66 reviews)
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                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                      House #307911
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                                                      Viewed 16 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 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (4 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Cottage #128100
                                                          4
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                            Cottage #3923867
                                                            1
                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (29 reviews)
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                                                              • 5 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              Cottage #162312
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                                                              Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                Cottage #3535247
                                                                8
                                                                Viewed 28 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
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Cottage #664172vb
                                                                    1
                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Cottage #4304435
                                                                      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Cottage #228015vb
                                                                        7
                                                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          House #3975299
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            House #270967
                                                                            8
                                                                            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 7 BR
                                                                              • 5 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 20
                                                                              House #122416
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Cabin #4477261
                                                                                Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                  Cottage #136631
                                                                                  2
                                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                                                    Cottage #3536051
                                                                                    2
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (4 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      Cabin #147622vb
                                                                                      4
                                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Cabin #1016071vb
                                                                                        Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (11 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          House #128036
                                                                                          11
                                                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #3536071
                                                                                            3
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                                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 15
                                                                                              House #873767vb
                                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (10 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Cottage #3698078
                                                                                                10
                                                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (20 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 14
                                                                                                  House #181411
                                                                                                  20
                                                                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    House #3952387
                                                                                                    8
                                                                                                    Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                      (4 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Chalet #3968319
                                                                                                      4
                                                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      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