Destination guide

Adventurous Deer Isle will entice you

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Deer Isle. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Deer Isle

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Deer Isle a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Castline Golf Club (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Cellardoor Winery (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Owls Head State Park (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Camden Snow Bowl (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Breakwater Vineyards (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Deer Isle

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Deer Isle. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Fort Madison State Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Fort George Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Camden Hills State Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Pitcher Pond (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Laite Memorial Beach (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Deer Isle

Fly into Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), the closest airport, located 21.6 mi (34.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), which is 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Deer Isle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 419 holiday lettings near Deer Isle. From 244 Houses to 121 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Deer Isle for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Deer Isle?

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 Deer Isle:

  • Hall Quarry: 41 holiday homes
  • Bass Harbor: 302 holiday homes
  • Bernard: 670 holiday homes
  • Searsport: 140 holiday homes
  • Seawall: 39 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 Deer Isle?

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

  • Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society: 807 holiday lettings
  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts: 991 holiday lettings
  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve: 970 holiday lettings
  • Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse: 1,258 holiday lettings
  • Wild Acadia Fun Park: 1,415 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Deer Isle 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 Deer Isle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 244 Houses in Deer Isle. Our other popular types of Deer Isle holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 121 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 121 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 121 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Deer Isle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Deer Isle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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