Destination guide

The riverside setting of Machias is ready to explore

The riverfront and parks create a pretty picture of Machias. Well known for its university setting, restaurants and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Machias

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Machias is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bad Little Falls Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Roque Bluffs State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Jasper Beach (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Cobscook Bay State Park (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • Bog Brook Cove (23.6 mi / 37.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Machias

Fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), the closest airport, located 45.9 mi (73.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Machias?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 60 vacation rentals near Machias. From 34 Houses to 24 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Machias for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Machias?

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

  • Bad Little Falls Park: 86 vacation rentals
  • Jasper Beach: 82 vacation rentals
  • Roque Bluffs State Park: 94 vacation rentals
  • Chocolate Museum: 32 vacation rentals
  • The Bold Coast: 77 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Machias listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Machias?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 34 Houses in Machias. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Machias include:

  • Cottages: 24 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 24 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Machias?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Machias. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.