Destination guide

Remote Wiscasset will entice you

The forests and island views create a pretty picture of Wiscasset. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its hiking, seafood restaurants and kayaking. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Wiscasset

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wiscasset a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boothbay Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Maine State Aquarium (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Hidden Valley Nature Center (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Brunswick Golf Club (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Brunswick Golf Course (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wiscasset

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wiscasset is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Edgecomb State Historical Site (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Ovens Mouth Preserve (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Dodge Point Public Reserved Land (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Waterfront Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Sewell Pond Conservation Area (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Wiscasset

The nearest airport is in Wiscasset, ME (ISS), located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Wiscasset?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 555 vacation rentals near Wiscasset. From 231 Houses to 229 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wiscasset for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Wiscasset:

  • Freeport: 817 vacation rentals
  • Bailey Island: 151 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Point: 18 vacation rentals
  • Pemaquid Point: 25 vacation rentals
  • Orr's Island: 201 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 Wiscasset?

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

  • Castle Tucker: 902 vacation rentals
  • Musical Wonder House: 900 vacation rentals
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: 987 vacation rentals
  • Barrett Park: 982 vacation rentals
  • Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park: 945 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wiscasset 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 Wiscasset?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 231 Houses in Wiscasset. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wiscasset include:

  • Cottages: 229 rentals available
  • Cabins: 229 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 229 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wiscasset?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 33 vacation rentals with pool available in Wiscasset. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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