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Make A Holiday Rental House in Southwest Harbor, USA, Your Home Away From Home

The settlement of Southwest Harbor is situated on an island just off the coast of Maine, in the far north-east of the United States. People take their holidays in Southwest Harbor as they enjoy the opportunity of getting down to nature and staying in self catering accommodation that enables them to come and go as they please and still be on the doorstep to great places to visit. Maine is a truly delightful part of the US and if you have the chance of taking your holidays in Southwest Harbor, grab it and you will definitely not regret it!

Things to Do on Holiday in Southwest Harbor, USA

Many people love to stay in self catering houses in Southwest Harbor as they are located in a very idyllic part of the United States that enables them to recharge their batteries and escape the rat race for a time. However, for when you can bear to prise yourself away from your private self catering property, there are plenty of activities to get your teeth into. You may want to enjoy long nature walks through the remote and scenic countryside. You could even choose to enjoy a cycle ride through the area and mountain biking is possible for the more adventurous. Other activities to bear in mind include fly fishing, horse riding, summer swimming, kayaking and canoeing and ornithology.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Southwest Harbor, USA

There are dozens of small Maine towns close-by on your holidays in Southwest Harbor and by visiting some of these, you will get a good idea of the quiet and great way of life that exists in this part of America. Lobster dishes are very popular in Maine and this is your chance to visit a local restaurant to sample this local delicacy for yourself. For when you fancy travelling a little farther, the city of Bangor lies just less than a two hour drive to the north of Southwest Harbor. The city has a predominately 19th century skyline, which is unusual in itself for any American settlement and much of this spectacular architecture has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is not a massive city, but it is definitely extremely charming and well worth a day’s visit.

Weather in Southwest Harbor, USA

The weather on your holidays in Southwest Harbor will be akin to a continental climate. However, the fact that you will be on the southern coast of an island in the Atlantic Ocean may well spare you from the worst of Maine’s weather. This will be an important factor for the winter months especially when temperatures may be a few degrees above the mainland; yet are still often below freezing, with snow very common. The summers are an entirely different world here, with temperatures regularly hitting the low-twenties degrees Celsius or more.

Travel to Southwest Harbor, USA

Bangor International Airport (BGR) will prove to be extremely convenient for your holidays in Southwest Harbor. First of all, you will need to book flights from the UK to New York airports (Newark (EWR) or (JFK). You can then fly with Delta Connections or US Airways Express to Bangor.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (12 reviews)
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    • Studio
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cabin #101854
    12
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Cottage #671843vb
      26
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cottage #663097vb
        26
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (14 reviews)
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #790508vb
          14
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (23 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Apartment #423135vb
            23
            Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cottage #671844vb
              23
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                Exceptional! 5/5
                (15 reviews)
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cottage #790510vb
                15
                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Cottage #671845vb
                  22
                  Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (33 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    House #3801876
                    33
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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #3498716
                      27
                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (29 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #956783
                        29
                        Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (5 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Cottage #971565vb
                          5
                          Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (30 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 6
                            House #556076vb
                            30
                            Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (23 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #189917
                              23
                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (11 reviews)
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Cabin #205979
                                11
                                Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (14 reviews)
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                                  • 5 BR
                                  • 4 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 10
                                  House #4147453
                                  14
                                  Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (17 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Cottage #459455vb
                                    17
                                    Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (13 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Cottage #3498723
                                      13
                                      Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (22 reviews)
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                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        House #337604vb
                                        22
                                        Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (14 reviews)
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          House #709990vb
                                          14
                                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (10 reviews)
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Cottage #364892vb
                                            10
                                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #971564vb
                                              3
                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (11 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                Cottage #4107833
                                                11
                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (29 reviews)
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                  Cottage #982785
                                                  29
                                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (42 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    Cabin #270139
                                                    42
                                                    Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (21 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      House #3548813
                                                      21
                                                      Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (31 reviews)
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Condo #346032
                                                        31
                                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          House #256620vb
                                                          3
                                                          Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                            Cottage #4113804
                                                            11
                                                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (14 reviews)
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              House #284064vb
                                                              14
                                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                Condo #917063
                                                                16
                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                  • 6 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 17
                                                                  House #704698vb
                                                                  9
                                                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (27 reviews)
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                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                    Cottage #165969
                                                                    27
                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      House #3544256
                                                                      12
                                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (15 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                        House #962069
                                                                        15
                                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                          (11 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Condo #616196vb
                                                                          11
                                                                          Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (21 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                            House #4041331
                                                                            21
                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                              (7 reviews)
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                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              House #3755868
                                                                              7
                                                                              Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Townhome #238306
                                                                                15
                                                                                Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (6 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  House #827095vb
                                                                                  6
                                                                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Cabin #232288vb
                                                                                    8
                                                                                    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (17 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                      Cottage #3757035
                                                                                      17
                                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (26 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Condo #152225
                                                                                        26
                                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (13 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          House #3469270
                                                                                          13
                                                                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (17 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                                                            House #3906638
                                                                                            17
                                                                                            Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                              (11 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #125032
                                                                                              11
                                                                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                (19 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cottage #3003136
                                                                                                19
                                                                                                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (42 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Cottage #289927
                                                                                                  42
                                                                                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (27 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                    Cottage #186422
                                                                                                    27
                                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (22 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                      House #976458
                                                                                                      22
                                                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Southwest Harbor Holiday Homes & Cottages (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A well situated homely house with a fine kitchen as a convivial focus

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The house is situated on the quieter side of Mt Desert Island just a few hundred yards from a fine cafe (very good lobster rolls), a decent bar and 2 reasonable restaurants. In addition, there is an excellent wine shop which also sells good cheese and olives. A deli is also there in Southwest Harbor which is not inexpensive but is comprehensive in terms of what it sells and very close.There are walks directly from the house to forest and coast but varied and longer trails are close by. The house centres around the kitchen which is very well equipped. The kitchen provided the social centre for our party and we loved eating and drinking there all together. The house is comfortable and well fitted out. The garden is large and a social focus too, aided of course by the hot tub. The great thing about the house is that after a day out walking, it is a home that you want to go back too, whether it is to stay in all evening or to go out for a drink first or start the evening in the kitchen and then go out. We recommend it highly and would go back there. Mrs Carroll is a very welcoming owner.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016