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Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Hancock, USA, Your Home Away From Home

The small US town of Hancock can be found within the New England state of Maine, to the far north-east of the country. This picturesque coastal town is a popular holiday destination amongst city-dwellers from the major cities on the US Eastern Seaboard and beyond, looking to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life. Travellers from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Hancock on a self catering basis will find that there is a good choice of holiday rental accommodation available in and around the town. Many of these apartments and houses enjoy spectacular views of Frenchman Bay, with the rugged coastline of the uniquely named Mount Desert Island in the near distance.

Things to Do on Holiday in Hancock, USA

Most holidaymakers will have chosen Hancock as a base to explore the stunning scenery of the Maine coastline. This means that walking, hiking, and cycling are always popular pursuits here, whilst water sports enthusiasts may enjoy their passion for scuba diving, windsailing and jet skiing in the region’s numerous coves and sheltered channels. Those tourists who would prefer not to immerse themselves in the often cool Ocean waters may prefer to enjoy an organised pleasure-boat cruise and explore the many islands which are dotted off the state’s coastline. Visitors spending their holidays in Hancock in the winter months head inland to one of the numerous ski-resorts to be found on the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Hancock, USA

The nearby Mount Desert Island is a popular place for many tourists spending their holidays in Hancock to visit. Just a short ferry crossing away from the town, much of the island lies within Acadia National Park. One of the United States’ first protected landscapes, the island is home to over 40 species of mammals, to include coyotes, black bears, white-tailed bears and chipmunks. Mount Desert Island is also a geologist’s dream, with the numerous interesting rock formations dotted throughout its rugged landscape. In complete contrast, less than an hour’s drive to the north of Hancock lies Bangor, the region’s largest city. Here tourists will find all the expected amenities of a sizeable town, to include great shopping, restaurants and eateries, as well as several historical attractions, reflected in the town’s accolade of being included on the National Register of Historic Places.

Weather in Hancock, USA

The coastal region of Maine has a cool, maritime climate. This means that visitors spending their holidays in Hancock in the summer months can expect temperatures to average in the mid-twenties degrees Celsius. In winter these temperatures will often drop below zero. The town receives an average annual precipitation of around 35 inches, much of which falling as snow in the winter months.

Travel to Hancock, USA

Tourists from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Hancock will start their journey by first flying with British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines or United Airlines to New York (JFK) International airport. They will then need to cross Queens to La Guardia Airport (LGA), where they will take a connecting flight with Delta Connections to Bangor International Airport (BGR), the nearest large airport.

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        Chateau / Country House #3763959
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                Cabin #124379vb
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                  House #3022029
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                    Cottage #134404
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                      Cabin #3550742
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                House #4103087
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                                  Cottage #3576031
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                                    House #3952387
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                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                      Charming Cottage by the Sea

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This cottage provided the perfect setting for my 50th birthday celebration with my sisters. Early mornings were spent watching the lobsterman float out to his boat for a hard day's work, combing the beach at low tide for sea glass or watching the seagulls grab the lobster shells, from dinner the night before, that we'd tossed on the rocky beach. During the day, we drove to many different locations to visit seaside fishing villages or Schoodic Point. Evenings were spent dining on the deck with a lobster dinner from a local lobster pound (Tracey's Seafood) or enjoying a meal at a wonderful restaurant - our favorite was Crocker House Country Inn which is literally around the corner from the cottage. While we felt we were miles away from civilization, we also had modern conveniences such as cable and Internet service. The owner and caretaker are both extremely concerning about making our stay comfortable. I would HIGHLY recommend this cottage! Next time, I'll be bringing my husband, kids, dog and a kayak! Enjoy!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2009
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2009