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Book a vacation rental for your Penobscot getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Penobscot with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Penobscot

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Penobscot a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Castline Golf Club (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Winterport Winery (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Kisma Preserve (16.7 mi / 27 km)
  • Edgar M. Tennis Preserve (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Penobscot

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Penobscot. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort George Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Fort Knox State Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Fort Madison State Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Sears Island (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Holbrook Island Sanctuary State Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Moose Point State Park (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Penobscot

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 17.1 mi (27.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), which is 23.7 mi (38.2 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Penobscot?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 656 vacation rentals near Penobscot. From 228 Cabins to 228 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Penobscot for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Penobscot:

  • Bass Harbor: 282 vacation rentals
  • Searsport: 135 vacation rentals
  • Seal Cove: 55 vacation rentals
  • Hall Quarry: 39 vacation rentals
  • Lucerne-in-Maine: 17 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 Penobscot?

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

  • Waterfront Park: 171 vacation rentals
  • Belfast Harbor: 506 vacation rentals
  • Mount Desert Island Oceanarium: 1,404 vacation rentals
  • Indian Point: 1,253 vacation rentals
  • Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society: 773 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 228 Cabins in Penobscot. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Penobscot include:

  • Cottages: 228 rentals available
  • Houses: 329 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 228 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 Penobscot?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation rentals with pool available in Penobscot. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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