Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Boothbay Harbor

The ocean views and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Boothbay Harbor. This city's boating, seafood restaurants and whale watching draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Boothbay Harbor

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Boothbay Harbor for its boating and whale watching. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Boothbay Harbor a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maine State Aquarium (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Boothbay Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Boothbay Harbor

Travelers love Boothbay Harbor for its beautiful ocean views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Boothbay Harbor is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fisherman's Memorial Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Barrett Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Cabbage Island (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Ovens Mouth Preserve (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Pemaquid Beach Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Boothbay Harbor

The nearest airport is in Wiscasset, ME (ISS), located 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 15.3 mi (24.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Boothbay Harbor?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 351 vacation rentals near Boothbay Harbor. From 133 Houses to 157 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Boothbay Harbor for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Boothbay Harbor?

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 Boothbay Harbor:

  • West Boothbay Harbor: 111 vacation rentals
  • New Harbor: 68 vacation rentals
  • Pemaquid Point: 24 vacation rentals
  • Orr's Island: 198 vacation rentals
  • Round Pond: 34 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 Boothbay Harbor?

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

  • Barrett Park: 942 vacation rentals
  • Boothbay Harbor Marina: 955 vacation rentals
  • Opera House at Boothbay Harbor: 949 vacation rentals
  • Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library: 952 vacation rentals
  • Boothbay Region Historical Society Museum: 948 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Boothbay Harbor 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 Boothbay Harbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 133 Houses in Boothbay Harbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Boothbay Harbor include:

  • Cottages: 157 rentals available
  • Cabins: 157 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 157 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 Boothbay Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation rentals with pool available in Boothbay Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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