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Make a vacation rental in Gouldsboro, USA your home away from home

Gouldsboro is a small coastal town located on the Schoodic Peninsula in Hancock County, Maine. On holiday at a vacation rental in Gouldsboro you’ll have access to a truly spectacular and craggy coastline, ideal for outdoor recreation. The Acadia National Park is almost on your doorstep here, as are a number of picturesque little coastal communities.

Things to do in Gouldsboro, USA

At Gouldsboro self-catering accommodation you’ll be able to enjoy a host of water-based activities in the summer months. The coastline here would be perfect to explore via sea kayak, with tours arranged locally. Sailing is also ideal here, with numerous jetties offering easy access to the water. A portion of the Schooodic Peninsula is encompassed by the Acadia National Park. At Schoodic Point you’ll be able to admire some truly dramatic granite cliffs that offer wonderful views over Frenchman Bay.

A great way to enjoy the local scenery, especially that found within the Acadia National Park, would be by bike. You’ll find a number of rentals within easy reach of vacation rentals in Gouldsboro. The park also offers extensive walking trails, considered among the most scenic in the region. Meanwhile if you’d like to spend a day at the beach in summer, there are some fine options close by. Sand Beach is located at the southern tip of Bar Harbor.

Frenchman Bay, located to the west of Gouldsboro vacation accommodation is considered a good location for whale spotting. You’ll find a number of businesses nearby offering cruises during the migration season. The town of Bar Harbor is also a base for many of the kayak companies, with a range of tours setting off from this town. Meanwhile the Kebo Valley Golf Course is also in this area, and is one of the oldest in America.

Places to visit on holiday in Gouldsboro, USA

During your holiday at Gouldsboro self-catering accommodation you could take the drive west to the town of Blue Hill. There are great opportunities for hiking here, with landmarks such as Blue Hill Mountain, which offers fantastic views of the surrounding coastline.

Weather in Gouldsboro, USA

Gouldsboro self-catering rental are located in a part of the country with a large difference between summer and winter conditions. Summers are pleasantly warm, with daytime highs getting above the mid-20s. Winters here are consistently cold, although conditions are tempered slightly by the Atlantic Ocean.

Cheap flights to Gouldsboro, USA

If you’re planning on travelling to Gouldsboro vacation rentals from the UK, then first you’ll need to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Boston (BOS) with British Airways or Delta Air Lines. From there you can catch a connecting flight with Cape Air to Bar Harbor Airport (BHB).

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    Cabin #388406
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      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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        House #171077
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            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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            House #3909201
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              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                  House #3522878
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                    Cottage #832085vb
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                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                      • 3 BR
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                      House #602493vb
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                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                        • 4 BA
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                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                            • 2 BR
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                              Excellent! 4.4/5
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                              • 1 BR
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                              Apartment #3962166
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                                House #3717253
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                                    Apartment #3998207
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                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            • 1 BR
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                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                              • 2 BR
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                            Estate #4457784
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                                                              Estate #4463688
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                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                House #972550
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                                                                  Condo #4191776
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                                                                                      House #3693135
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                                                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                        Cabin #3671463
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                                                                                                  Cottage #3876042
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great house and location, highly recommended

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Our family stayed here in June 2009, and based on our experience, would recommend for anyone looking for a great vacation home. The property is new, very well maintained, clean, and as described. In fact, the photos do not quite do justice to our favorite features including an excellent kitchen and a screened-in porch with a quiet, serene view of the surrounding woods. The location is convenient to access both the park and nearby activities like Long Pond and Beech Mountain. The owners were terrific to work with and helped with many great tips and advice before and during our stay. They also provide loads of current local information, organized in a big file box with maps, brochures, menus, etc. The small library of books was handy as well - covering everything from bird watching to sea kayaking and hiking guides.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2009
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2009