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Make a vacation rental in Owls Head, USA your home away from home

Located in Knox County, in Maine’s Mid Coast region, Owls Head self-catering vacation accommodation is set around a picturesque waterfront town on the western side of Penobsot Bay. This would be an ideal destination for a holiday in the outdoors, with attractive towns, unspoiled nature and a range of activities on offer in the area.

Things to do in Owls Head, USA

In the town around Owls Head vacation rentals you’ll find a number of interesting attractions. The most prominent is the Transportation Museum, which houses a number of vehicles and aircraft from a range of eras. The collections here include 28 aircraft and 50 automobiles dating back to as early as the 19th Century. A little way outside the town is Owls Head Light, which dates back to 1826 and is registered on the list of Historic Places. It sits atop a cliff and is accompanied by a cottage from the mid-19th Century.

The town of Rockland is little more than a few minutes in the car from vacation accommodation in Owls Head. This town hosts a variety of events and festivals throughout the year, perhaps most notably the Maine Lobster Festival, which takes place in early August. There are a host of independent shops and art galleries in the town, with a number of excellent restaurants. Rockland would also be a good place to go if you’d like to head out into Penobscot Bay, with sailboat cruises on offer from here.

Meanwhile on land you could take the time to explore some of the walking and bike trails found close to self-catering rentals in Owls Head. There’s also a golf course just minutes away – The Samoset Course has lovely views of the bay and is considered one of the top golf resorts in the country.

Places to visit on holiday in Owls Head, USA

A little way up the coast from Owls Head vacation rentals is the town of Camden, which is another lovely waterfront location, with interesting shops and restaurants. Mount Battle sits next to this town, and can be ascended for unforgettable views of Penobscot Bay.

Weather in Owls Head, USA

Owls Head holiday accommodation is set in an area with humid continental climate. This results in cool winters, with highs that rarely get above freezing. Summers here are warm, with highs getting up to the upper 20s in July and August.

Cheap flights to Owls Head, USA

One way to get to Owls Head self-catering accommodation from the UK would be to fly with Delta or British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR) to Boston’s Logan International (BOS), and make the three-hour drive up to Knox County in Maine.

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