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Vacation like the Roosevelts on Campobello Island

Set in the windswept Bay of Fundy, Campobello Island has been luring sunseekers for over a century. In fact, the Roosevelts have been vacationing here since the late 1800s. While it's located in Canada, the island's proximity to New England makes it a firm favorite with American visitors. Spend your days admiring picturesque seascapes, discovering local history and savoring the "off-the-grid" atmosphere. Sound like your idea of paradise? With Campobello Island vacation rentals, you can take your pick of breezy oceanfront cottages worthy of Franklin and Eleanor themselves.

Things to do

The "Tea with Eleanor" experience on Campobello Island

With its laid-back vibes and rugged coastal scenery, it's easy to see why the Roosevelts fell hard for Campobello Island. History buffs will jump at the chance to visit Roosevelt Cottage, an elegant 34-room lodge located at the Roosevelt Campobello International Park. Visitors are welcome to tour the property and enjoy the interactive "Tea with Eleanor" experience. Miles of scenic hiking trails lace Herring Cove Provincial Park, where you'll also find a pristine sandy beach and shady picnic area. For some of the best views on the island, head up to East Quoddy Head Lighthouse, where you'll often spot whales frolicking just offshore.


Whale watching off Campobello Island

The Bay of Fundy is a haven for local wildlife, with 100s of whales flocking to the North Atlantic from June through October. Whale-watching safaris offer a unique chance to get up close and personal with humpbacks, finbacks and rare Atlantic right whales, not to mention seals, puffins and majestic bald eagles. If you're feeling adventurous, why not explore the Bay of Fundy by sea kayak? While devouring lobster rolls is a rite of passage, nothing says "New Brunswick" quite like seafood BBQs on the deck of your Campobello Island vacation rentals cottage.


Summer escapes on Campobello Island

Summer is high season on Campobello Island, when flocks of vacationers descend on its oceanfront cottages. Want to savor the fresh sea breeze? From morning coffees to sunset G&Ts, waterfront Campobello Island vacation rentals make the most of the New Brunswick coastline. Spring and fall can be beautiful times to visit, with clear skies and crisp temperatures. While temperatures drop in the winter, Campobello Island still lures its fair share of vacationers. It's a great time to enjoy windswept walks on the beach and cozy nights by the fireplace.

Natural features

Winding paths and wildlife on Campobello Island

While Campobello Island is located in New Brunswick, it sits just off the coast of Maine. Along with Grand Manan and Deer Island, it's one of 3 atolls in the Bay of Fundy. As well as housing the former summer retreat of FDR, Roosevelt Campobello International Park is known for its sandy beaches, nature trails and wildlife. Keep an eye open for deer, moose and the occasional coyote. It's bordered by Herring Cove Provincial Park, where scenic trails wind through ancient spruce forests.

Can I find a vacation rental around Campobello Island?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 18 vacation rentals near Campobello Island. From 8 Cottages to 7 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Campobello Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Campobello Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Campobello Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Roosevelt Campobello International Park: 53 vacation rentals
  • Mulholland Point Lighthouse: 51 vacation rentals
  • Herring Cove Provincial Park: 53 vacation rentals
  • United States: 528,809 vacation rentals
  • Maine: 8,041 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Campobello Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Campobello Island?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Campobello Island:

  • Lubec: 60 rentals
  • Eastport: 50 rentals
  • Cutler: 39 rentals
  • St Andrews: 41 rentals
  • Perry: 63 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Campobello Island?

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

  • Roosevelt Campobello International Park: 53 rentals
  • Mulholland Point Lighthouse: 51 rentals
  • Herring Cove Provincial Park: 53 rentals
  • Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre: 58 rentals
  • Monica's Chocolates: 75 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Campobello Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.