Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Alfred getaway

Enjoy the museums and other features of Alfred. This city has something for everyone. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Alfred

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Alfred a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Merriland Farms Golf Course (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Old Marsh Country Club (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Cape Arundel Golf Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Webhannet Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Funtown Splashtown USA (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Alfred

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Alfred is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gardens at Historic Wallingford Hall (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Kennebunk Dog Park (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Mother's Beach (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Kennebunkport Village Green (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)

Traveling to and around Alfred

Fly into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), the closest airport, located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), which is 23.6 mi (38 km) away.

Where to stay around Alfred?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 410 holiday lettings near Alfred. From 203 Houses to 77 Condos/Apartments, 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 Alfred is on HomeAway.

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

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 Alfred:

  • Sanbornville: 26 holiday homes
  • Scarborough: 744 holiday homes
  • York Beach: 386 holiday homes
  • Center Ossipee: 73 holiday homes
  • Kennebunk: 1,513 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 Alfred?

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

  • Perkins Cove: 612 holiday lettings
  • Long Sands Beach: 442 holiday lettings
  • Footbridge Beach: 1,642 holiday lettings
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge: 2,081 holiday lettings
  • Vaughan Woods State Park: 1,383 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alfred 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 Alfred?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 203 Houses in Alfred. Our other popular types of Alfred holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 77 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 106 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 106 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alfred?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 86 holiday homes with pool available in Alfred. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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