Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Ellsworth

The area's opera and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ellsworth. This city's parks, bars and riverfront draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ellsworth

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ellsworth a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Kisma Preserve (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Kebo Valley Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (16.2 mi / 26 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Ellsworth

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

  • Indian Point (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Birdsacre Sanctuary (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Tidal Falls (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Shore Path (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Agamont Park (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Village Green (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ellsworth

Fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), which is 26.7 mi (42.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Ellsworth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,745 vacation rentals near Ellsworth. From 587 Cottages to 909 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ellsworth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Ellsworth:

  • Seal Harbor: 18 vacation rentals
  • Bass Harbor: 282 vacation rentals
  • Northeast Harbor: 267 vacation rentals
  • Hancock Point: 28 vacation rentals
  • Searsport: 135 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 Ellsworth?

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

  • Indian Point: 1,255 vacation rentals
  • Ellsworth Historical Society: 1,175 vacation rentals
  • L.L. Bean Shopping Outlet: 1,210 vacation rentals
  • Downeast Scenic Railroad: 1,168 vacation rentals
  • Grand Theatre: 1,177 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 587 Cottages in Ellsworth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ellsworth include:

  • Houses: 909 rentals available
  • Cabins: 587 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 587 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 Ellsworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 56 vacation rentals with pool available in Ellsworth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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