Destination guide

The riverside setting of Machias is ready to explore

The riverfront and parks create a pretty picture of Machias. Well known for its university setting, restaurants and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Machias

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Machias is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bad Little Falls Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Roque Bluffs State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Jasper Beach (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Cobscook Bay State Park (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • Bog Brook Cove (23.6 mi / 37.9 km)

Traveling to and around Machias

Fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), the closest airport, located 45.9 mi (73.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Machias?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 61 holiday lettings near Machias. From 34 Houses to 25 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Machias for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Machias?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Machias. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bad Little Falls Park: 85 holiday lettings
  • Ganong Nature Park: 35 holiday lettings
  • Roque Bluffs State Park: 93 holiday lettings
  • Chocolate Museum: 32 holiday lettings
  • Charlotte County Museum: 32 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Machias listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Machias?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 34 Houses in Machias. Our other popular types of Machias holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 25 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Machias?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Machias. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.