Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Gardiner

The area's theater scene and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Gardiner. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Gardiner

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Gardiner has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Augusta Country Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Hidden Valley Nature Center (11.8 mi / 19 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gardiner

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gardiner is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Viles Arboretum (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Capitol Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Kennebec River Rail Trail (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Augusta Mill Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Fort Edgecomb State Historical Site (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gardiner

The nearest airport is in Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State), located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Wiscasset, ME (ISS), which is 18.6 mi (29.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Gardiner?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 53 vacation rentals near Gardiner. From 18 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gardiner for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Gardiner:

  • Freeport: 837 vacation rentals
  • New Harbor: 80 vacation rentals
  • Winthrop: 104 vacation rentals
  • Round Pond: 35 vacation rentals
  • Farmington: 101 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 Gardiner?

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

  • Bowdoin College: 885 vacation rentals
  • Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site: 928 vacation rentals
  • Brunswick Maine Street Station: 862 vacation rentals
  • Damariscotta Farmer's Market: 922 vacation rentals
  • Frances Perkins Center: 910 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 18 Houses in Gardiner. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gardiner include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 20 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gardiner?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Gardiner. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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