Destination guide

Friendly Saco will entice you

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Saco. Well known for its hiking, shopping and golfing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Victoria Mansion and Portland Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Saco

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Saco has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Funtown Splashtown USA (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Aquaboggan Water Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Dunegrass Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Gorham Country Club (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Saco

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Saco

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Saco is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ferry Beach State Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Scarborough Beach State Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Fortunes Rock Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Higgins Beach (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Goose Rocks Beach (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Crescent Beach State Park (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Saco

The nearest airport is in Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), which is 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Saco Transportation Center.

Where to stay around Saco?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 930 vacation rentals near Saco. From 500 Houses to 147 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Saco for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Saco:

  • Camp Ellis: 46 vacation rentals
  • York Beach: 385 vacation rentals
  • Goose Rocks Beach: 64 vacation rentals
  • Peaks Island: 76 vacation rentals
  • Pine Point: 279 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 Saco?

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

  • Ferry Beach State Park: 1,909 vacation rentals
  • Biddeford-Saco Country Club: 1,822 vacation rentals
  • Funtown Splashtown USA: 1,721 vacation rentals
  • Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure Park: 1,548 vacation rentals
  • Saco Museum: 1,872 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 500 Houses in Saco. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saco include:

  • Cottages: 147 rentals available
  • Cabins: 147 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 147 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 Saco?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 130 vacation rentals with pool available in Saco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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