Destination guide

Tranquil Sanford will entice you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Sanford. This relaxing city is known for its baseball games, bird watching and golfing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Sanford

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Sanford a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Merriland Farms Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Old Marsh Country Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • The Links at Outlook (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Webhannet Golf Club (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Cape Arundel Golf Club (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sanford

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sanford is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gardens at Historic Wallingford Hall (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Kennebunk Dog Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Moody Beach (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Ogunquit Beach (13 mi / 20.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sanford

The nearest airport is in Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), which is 23.1 mi (37.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sanford?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,678 vacation rentals near Sanford. From 400 Cottages to 895 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sanford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sanford?

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 Sanford:

  • York Beach: 393 vacation rentals
  • York Harbor: 406 vacation rentals
  • Cape Neddick: 798 vacation rentals
  • Moody: 198 vacation rentals
  • East Wakefield: 24 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 Sanford?

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

  • Long Sands Beach: 448 vacation rentals
  • Perkins Cove: 601 vacation rentals
  • Short Sands Beach: 1,214 vacation rentals
  • Footbridge Beach: 1,629 vacation rentals
  • Nubble Lighthouse: 1,528 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sanford 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 Cottages in Sanford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 400 Cottages in Sanford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sanford include:

  • Houses: 895 rentals available
  • Cabins: 400 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 260 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sanford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 291 vacation rentals with pool available in Sanford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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