Discover vacation rental accommodations in DownEast & Acadia, Maine
, from the glacial erratics of Acadia National Park
to the dramatic tides of Cobscook and Passamaquoddy Bays
. Hike a trail along a quiet rocky shoreline, kayak a lake or coastal bay, visit yard sales or antique stores or stroll through a town with one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants in close proximity to charming condo rentals and vacation home rentals. In DownEast & Acadia you can explore museums learn about the culture and natural history of the area, or jump in the car and visit some of the many marks that the glaciers left behind.
Take a wildlife cruise on a Windjammer
or go on a puffin- or whale-watching tour. Dine in an elegant restaurant or stop off and have some lobster at a lobster pound
. Cruise along the Byways to see the lupines in the late spring or the leaves in the fall. Check out the ATV and snowmobile trails to explore our woods and fields, or take some time for some world class hunting and fishing in the woods, lakes and streams. Or just relax at a seaside condo rental or woodland lodging. The choices are vast whether you want your vacation rental holiday days to be filled with activity or quiet and relaxing
With its candy striped tower and magnificent views out over Passamaquoddy Bay, West Quoddy Lighthouse
is recognized worldwide. It is also just one of 25 lighthouses
in the DownEast & Acadia Region just a short drive from vacation rentals. Fields of wild blueberries, green in spring, sprinkled with blue in summer and bright red in the fall, grow on the soils left behind by the retreating glaciers at the end of the last ice age. The Wild Blueberry Festival in Machias
in August celebrates all aspects of their native berry.
Vacation home rental accommodation boasting spectacular scenery, sweeping vistas and accessibility of the outdoors are some of what makes this region so special. Acadia National Park
is known around the world and this region is home to numerous state parks and preserves as well with unrivaled scenery and the chance to enjoy nature. Meander along Scenic Byways for breathtaking scenes
and discoveries off the beaten path.
Spanning the region is Maine's Historic Bold Coast
that showcases the area's most spectacular historic sites that you won't want to miss including many beautiful significant villages and homes, such as Woodlawn, in Ellsworth
. Their rich Native American heritage is celebrated in museums and festivals throughout the region. The Blue Hill Peninsula
is one of the many havens for artists in DownEast & Acadia. Galleries and art events take place near holiday home accommodation in many towns all year long.
Hike, bike, climb, relax by the water’s edge or explore the nooks and crannies of Downeast & Acadia. It's a region filled with possibilities when staying in vacation rentals. Natural wonders, lighthouses, shopping, and a medley of accommodations and dining choices await you in DownEast & Acadia. Discover Downeast & Acadia anytime of the year for the memories of a lifetime