Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Islesboro getaway

Experience the unique character of Islesboro with a stay in a vacation home rental. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. 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 Islesboro

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Islesboro a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Castline Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Cellardoor Winery (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Camden Snow Bowl (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Owls Head State Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Breakwater Vineyards (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Islesboro

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Islesboro is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Fort Madison State Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Pitcher Pond (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Fort George Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Belfast City Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Moose Point State Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Islesboro

Fly into Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), the closest airport, located 20.2 mi (32.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), which is 28.1 mi (45.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Islesboro?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 71 vacation rentals near Islesboro. From 37 Houses to 25 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Islesboro for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Islesboro?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Islesboro. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Acadia National Park: 1,390 vacation rentals
  • Camden: 435 vacation rentals
  • New England: 40,035 vacation rentals
  • Rockland: 418 vacation rentals
  • Belfast: 287 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Islesboro! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Islesboro?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Islesboro:

  • Camden: 435 rentals
  • Rockland: 418 rentals
  • Belfast: 287 rentals
  • Ellsworth: 1,797 rentals
  • Rockport: 421 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Islesboro?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Islesboro. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center: 1,450 rentals
  • Maine Lighthouse Museum: 725 rentals
  • Belfast Harbor: 529 rentals
  • Rockland Harbor Park: 725 rentals
  • Rockport Marine Park: 777 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Islesboro 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.

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