Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Newcastle getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Newcastle. Well known for its hiking, shopping and restaurants, this walkable city won't disappoint. 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 and attractions in Newcastle

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Newcastle a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hidden Valley Nature Center (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Boothbay Golf Course (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Maine State Aquarium (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Newcastle

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newcastle is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Dodge Point Public Reserved Land (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Fort Edgecomb State Historical Site (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Ovens Mouth Preserve (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Pemaquid Beach Park (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)

How to get to and around Newcastle

The nearest airport is in Wiscasset, ME (ISS), located 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 20.8 mi (33.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Newcastle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 572 holiday lettings near Newcastle. From 238 Cottages to 228 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 Newcastle is on HomeAway.

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

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 Newcastle:

  • Port Clyde: 107 holiday homes
  • Round Pond: 35 holiday homes
  • Sebasco Estates: 16 holiday homes
  • Pemaquid: 16 holiday homes
  • Christmas Cove: 26 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 Newcastle?

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

  • Dodge Point Public Reserved Land: 883 holiday lettings
  • Maine State Aquarium: 951 holiday lettings
  • Reid State Park: 924 holiday lettings
  • Georgetown Historical Society: 937 holiday lettings
  • Castle Tucker: 870 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 238 Cottages in Newcastle. Our other popular types of Newcastle holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 228 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 238 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 238 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 Newcastle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Newcastle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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