Old Orchard Beach, ME, USA

Old Orchard Beach, ME, USA

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 667 vacation rentals near Old Orchard Beach. From 344 houses to 120 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Old Orchard Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Classic seaside getaways in Old Orchard Beach

Old Orchard Beach has long been drawing vacationers to the southern coast of Maine, where a 7-mile stretch of sandy beach, a classic pier and tons of family-friendly attractions make for fun-filled summer holidays in the sun. The charming town has all the amenities you could hope for, from seaside eateries to boutiques, while the city of Portland is just a few miles up the coast and is packed with museums and stores. After selecting your Old Orchard Beach vacation rental, perhaps with an ocean view or beach access, it's off to the local greens for a round of golf or to waterparks and amusement areas with the kids.

Sun, sea and sand in Old Orchard Beach

With 7 miles of sandy shores in Old Orchard Beach, there are lots of ways to enjoy the seaside. Whether you prefer hanging out on the sand, relaxing on a lounge chair and tossing a beach ball around with the kids or heading out into the ocean for a refreshing swim or some water sports, you'll find all sorts of activities to fill beach days here. Local vendors are on hand to lend you stand-up paddle boards and jet skis, or you can take a thrilling parasailing trip for aerial views over the coast.

Entertainment for all ages in Old Orchard Beach

Old Orchard Beach offers all the seaside fun you could hope for, with a pier that extends out into the Atlantic Ocean among the many attractions. Along the waterfront, you'll find places to shop for souvenirs, enjoy dinner with a view, go out for drinks and nightly entertainment with friends or catch fireworks shows over the bay. If you're traveling with the family, you'll want to head to the beachfront amusement park right next to the pier, which has rides and games to entertain all ages, from carousels for tots to roller coasters for thrill seekers.

Sunny summers in Old Orchard Beach

Nothing beats summer vacations spent on the sandy shores of Old Orchard Beach, when warm afternoons are perfect for lazing by the sea and heading out into the bay for boat rides. June through September sees average highs in the 70s, but even the shoulder months can be warm enough for walks along the sand and hikes in nearby parks. If you plan to visit during the busy summer months, be sure to book your Old Orchard Beach vacation rental early to ensure that your preferred dates are available. Why not opt for one of the many oceanfront properties that make it simple to walk right out onto the sand?

Get back to nature in Old Orchard Beach

Just a few miles down the coast from your Old Orchard Beach vacation rental, the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge offers another way to enjoy the oceanfront, with a landscape of salt marshes that draw migrating birds. The habitat stretches for 50 miles along the coastline, covering areas of meadow, rocky beaches and forested areas inland. There are a few ways to get around here to see some of the resident wildlife, including boat launches, where you can take off on kayaking and canoeing excursions, and hiking trails with observation platforms, where you might catch glimpses of the wild deer.