Destination guide

Lake-hopping in sun-drenched Belgrade

Tucked away in Kennebec County, Belgrade serves as the gateway to 7 shimmering lakes and ponds. It's the beating heart of Maine's Belgrade Lakes Region, one of America's iconic summer vacation destinations. Lake-hopping is all part of the fun, but, if you really want to enjoy a local experience, snagging a waterfront Belgrade vacation rentals property is a must. With private docks, sun-drenched decks, and secluded woodland settings, you'll feel like you've been vacationing in Maine all your life.

Activities

Make a splash in Belgrade

From kayaking to swimming, Belgrade is all about making a splash. Love to fish? All 7 of Belgrade's lakes and ponds are interconnected, which means there's a healthy population of salmon, brook trout, northern pike, and bass to reel in. You can also tee off at the 18-hole championship Belgrade Lakes Golf Course, or hike up Blueberry Hill for sweeping views of the countryside. With so many family friendly activities on offer, Belgrade is a hotspot for group vacations. With some Belgrade vacation rentals sleeping up to 20 people, you can house your whole clan in one luxurious lakefront chalet.

Weather

Endless summers in Kennebec County

Summer brings long days and warm weather and sees legions of sun seekers descend on the Belgrade Lakes Region. The town's population soars from Memorial Day to Labor Day, when flocks of families descend on the lakes. While Belgrade has a "fun in the sun" reputation, summer's not the only time to visit. During the winter, Belgrade transforms into a snowy wonderland, with opportunities to ice fish, cross-country ski, and snowmobile on the region's well-maintained trails. Fall is also a fantastic time to beat the crowds, and take in Belgrade's fiery fall colors.

Natural features

Wedding bells in beautiful Belgrade

Belgrade's 7 lakes are a sanctuary for wildlife, which means you could spot American bald eagles, yellow-throated vireos, Canada jays, and more. If you want to stretch your legs, the French Mountain Trail unlocks sweeping views of the lakes. Moxie Falls Trail is a family-friendly option and will take you to Maine's highest waterfalls. With such stunning scenery on offer, Belgrade is quickly gaining a reputation as one of Maine's most coveted wedding destinations. If you're planning on tying the knot, Belgrade vacation rentals unlock access to a host of luxury lakefront properties that'll house your whole wedding party.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Belgrade

The nearest airport is in Waterville, ME (WVL-Robert Lafleur), located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State), which is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) away.

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

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

  • Belgrade Lakes Golf: 207 vacation rentals
  • Old Western Fort: 211 vacation rentals
  • Colby College: 131 vacation rentals
  • Titcomb Mountain Ski Area: 108 vacation rentals
  • Thomas College: 154 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 68 Cabins in Belgrade. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Belgrade include:

  • Cottages: 68 rentals available
  • Houses: 59 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 68 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 pool in Belgrade?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Belgrade. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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