Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Ellsworth

The area's opera and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ellsworth. This city's parks, bars and riverfront draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Ellsworth

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ellsworth a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Kisma Preserve (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Kebo Valley Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (16.2 mi / 26 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Ellsworth

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ellsworth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Indian Point (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Birdsacre Sanctuary (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Tidal Falls (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Shore Path (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Agamont Park (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Village Green (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)

Transportation options to and around Ellsworth

Fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), which is 26.7 mi (42.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Ellsworth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,646 holiday lettings near Ellsworth. From 560 Cottages to 834 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ellsworth is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ellsworth?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ellsworth:

  • Lucerne-in-Maine: 16 holiday homes
  • Hall Quarry: 40 holiday homes
  • Seal Cove: 53 holiday homes
  • Bass Harbor: 281 holiday homes
  • Northeast Harbor: 265 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Downeast Scenic Railroad: 1,136 holiday lettings
  • Ellsworth Historical Society: 1,142 holiday lettings
  • L.L. Bean Shopping Outlet: 1,175 holiday lettings
  • Indian Point: 1,221 holiday lettings
  • Ellsworth Congregational Church: 1,142 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ellsworth 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 Cottages in Ellsworth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 560 Cottages in Ellsworth. Our other popular types of Ellsworth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 834 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 560 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 560 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ellsworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 57 holiday homes with pool available in Ellsworth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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