Destination guide

Travel to lively Orono

Take a vacation to Orono and enjoy the area's festivals, live music and cathedral. Well known for its university setting, shopping and restaurants, this walkable city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Orono

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Orono has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Penobscot Valley Country Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Maine Forest and Logging Museum (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Bangor Municipal Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Hermon Mountain (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Orono

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Orono is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cascade Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Indian Trail Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Chamberlain Freedom Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Waterfront Park (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Orono

Fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Orono?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 465 vacation rentals near Orono. From 221 Houses to 26 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 Orono for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • University of Maine: 122 vacation rentals
  • Penobscot Valley Country Club: 139 vacation rentals
  • Collins Center for the Arts: 123 vacation rentals
  • Hudson Museum: 121 vacation rentals
  • Waterfront Park: 169 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 221 Houses in Orono. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Orono include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 26 rentals available
  • Cabins: 191 rentals available
  • Cottages: 191 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Orono?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Orono. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.