Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Swans Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Swans Island. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Swans Island

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Swans Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Northeast Harbor Golf Club (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Swans Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Swans Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ship Harbor Nature Trailhead (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Thuya Garden (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Acadia National Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Asticou Azalea Garden (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Bracy Cove (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Mount Desert Island (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Swans Island

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 21.3 mi (34.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Swans Island?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 409 vacation rentals near Swans Island. From 203 Houses to 119 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Swans Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Swans Island?

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

  • Bass Harbor: 295 vacation rentals
  • Hancock Point: 27 vacation rentals
  • Hall Quarry: 39 vacation rentals
  • Somesville: 23 vacation rentals
  • Otter Creek: 28 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching: 1,277 vacation rentals
  • Cadillac Mountain: 1,283 vacation rentals
  • Mount Desert Island Oceanarium: 1,400 vacation rentals
  • Bar Harbor Whale Museum: 1,283 vacation rentals
  • Bar Harbor Historical Society: 1,280 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Swans Island 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 Swans Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 203 Houses in Swans Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Swans Island include:

  • Cottages: 119 rentals available
  • Cabins: 119 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 119 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Swans Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Swans Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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