Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Augusta

The area's churches and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Augusta. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, riverfront and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Augusta

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Augusta a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Augusta Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Belgrade Lakes Golf (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Hidden Valley Nature Center (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Augusta

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Augusta. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kennebec River Rail Trail (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Augusta Mill Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Capitol Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Viles Arboretum (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site (23 mi / 37 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Augusta

The nearest airport is in Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State), located 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Waterville, ME (WVL-Robert Lafleur), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Augusta?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 113 vacation rentals near Augusta. From 50 Cabins to 45 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Augusta for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Old Western Fort: 206 vacation rentals
  • Governor Hill Mansion: 208 vacation rentals
  • Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery: 200 vacation rentals
  • University of Maine at Augusta: 200 vacation rentals
  • Kennebec River Rail Trail: 213 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Augusta 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 Cabins in Augusta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 50 Cabins in Augusta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Augusta include:

  • Houses: 45 rentals available
  • Cottages: 50 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 50 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Augusta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 89 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Augusta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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