Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Squirrel Island getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Squirrel Island with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Squirrel Island

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Squirrel Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maine State Aquarium (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Boothbay Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Squirrel Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Squirrel Island. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cabbage Island (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Fisherman's Memorial Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Barrett Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Reid State Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Josephine Newman Audubon Sanctuary (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Squirrel Island

The nearest airport is in Wiscasset, ME (ISS), located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 16 mi (25.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Squirrel Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 550 holiday lettings near Squirrel Island. From 238 Houses to 57 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Squirrel Island area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Squirrel Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Squirrel Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Phippsburg: 735 holiday homes
  • Harpswell: 437 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 697 holiday homes
  • Westport: 477 holiday homes
  • East Boothbay: 344 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Squirrel Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Squirrel Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Squirrel Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Phippsburg: 735 holiday lettings
  • Harpswell: 437 holiday lettings
  • Georgetown: 697 holiday lettings
  • Westport: 477 holiday lettings
  • East Boothbay: 344 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Squirrel Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Squirrel Island. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maine State Aquarium: 997 holiday rentals
  • Seguin Island Lighthouse: 894 holiday rentals
  • Reid State Park: 967 holiday rentals
  • Georgetown Historical Society: 984 holiday rentals
  • Castle Tucker: 914 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Squirrel Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.