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Recent Deer Isle Area reviews

  • Peaceful beauty

    "We stayed in August with our 3 year old daughter and had a wonderful vacation. Our daughter could have spent the entire week happily picking the berries on the property. The house is secluded and private, but conveniently located. We walked to town and the farmers' market, and made short drives to Sand Beach, Red Barn Farm, and the wonderful trails throughout the island maintained by Island Heritage Trust. Our daughter loved the model of the quarry operations at the Granite Museum, and we enjoyed cooking in the Forge's kitchen as well as eating out in town. Wilda is a wonderful caretaker of the property. She has great information about Stonington and the island, and she generously gifted us with fresh vegetables from her garden. We will stay at the forge again the next time we visit Maine!"
    Guest: David Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 3, 2014
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  • Dream Vacation

    "Five friends and I spent a glorious week in late summer at the Stronghold. The house, itself, offered every comfort, convenience, and delight to the eye. We could easily walk all around the town, and we also made enjoyable day trips along scenic and reliable routes. The Opera House offered unique entertainment, restaurants plied us with delectable food, and local galleries and shops, as well as a farmers' and artisans' market, provided opportunities to browse or buy. An adventure on a lobster boat gave us views of the Bay and its nearby islands, along with an informative and personable narrative from the captain. Finally, the warmth of the locals added the icing to the cake."
    Guest: Carol Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 23, 2014
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  • Waterside Home in the Woods

    "My husband and I have been to Maine at least 12 times over the years, and we were lucky enough to stay at this house, along with another couple, on our most recent visit. What a perfect setting! It's tucked into the pine-scented woods, yet footsteps from the rocky coast. The house itself is bright, clean, uncluttered and well equipped. Soft sheets and fluffy towels, as well as all kitchen necessities, are supplied. Highlights of our visit include sitting on the deck, sipping coffee at sunrise and wine at sunset; watching bald eagles and ospreys circle above throughout the day; spotting a seal swimming in the cove at high tide, coming up for air and then going back down again; sitting on a rock at the water's edge at low tide, reading a book and blissing out; buying soft-shell lobsters in Stonington and steamers up the road, cooking them up and feasting at the dining room table, with a backdrop of woods and water out the windows. We were lucky enough to be visiting on a couple of clear, moonless nights. The view of the star-filled sky through the skylight right above our bed (in the upstairs room) was amazing; one night we saw three meteors before we finally fell asleep. Also, the upstairs bathroom has some beautiful, very happy houseplants, and the shower is wonderful--roomy, with big windows (don't worry, no one can see inside). Be sure to drive slowly on the unpaved road leading to the house. On our second day, a neighbor called because she feared we were exceeding the 10 mph speed limit. Also, the wi-fi is so slow that we called in "no-fi" and cell reception is only slightly better. But that's okay, as long as you realize you're here to relax and unplug, not to work remotely. There's satellite TV, but it had few offerings and was difficult to figure out (maybe that's just us?). No premium channels, difficult to even find any national news. But there are plenty of excellent books on the shelves, board games to play, naps to take... The only thing that spoiled our tranquility, I'm sorry to say, were the neighborhood dogs. They barked pretty consistently and their voices echoed from around 5:30 a.m. to late at night. We tried to tune them out, but... I would definitely recommend this house to anyone looking for a wicked good time in Maine!"
    Guest: Bonnie Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 23, 2014
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  • Quiet, beautiful, escape from the city!

    "My daughter and I joined friends at this brand new, perfectly decorated, sleepy seaside home. The beds were comfortable, all the amenities one needs are there, the location was ideally situated with a view of the water from all the big windows, a delightful wraparound porch for kicking back and watching the scenery. There was a wonderful farmers market around the corner and around another corner was the heart of the town. Many shops, restaurants, the harbor where you can take a ferry to Deer Isle (not to be missed), the Lobster, it was all wonderful! We swam, we hiked, we walked all over and the people were friendly. The town of Stonington is a painters heaven and this house was the perfect perch to see it from!"
    Guest: JB Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: November 19, 2014
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Deer Isle Area Travel Tips

Escape at Deer Isle Rentals

Off the mid-coast of Maine, you will find Deer Isle, a quaint little town in the Acadia region of the state. Any Acadia lodging can provide for the perfect family getaway. Though the town itself is small, Deer Isle rentals offer a lot to do and plenty of fun for everyone. Many people keep Deer Isle vacation homes as welcome retreats from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Deer Isle Rentals near Bar Harbor

As you search for Acadia lodging, you probably have come across the town of Bar Harbor. The small, quaint village boasts good old-fashioned family fun. It is a frequent stop for many cruise ships. When staying in Deer Isle rentals, make the escape to Bar Harbor and explore the lovely little town. A stop at the Bar Harbor Historical Society is a must as is a visit to the Abbe Museum and Village Green.

Watch the Whales from Deer Isle Vacation Homes

Staying in Deer Isle vacation homes does not mean that you are tied to the land! In fact, the area is known for its whale-watching so if you and the family have a love of the sea and the creatures within it, a whale watching tour may be right up your alley. There are several tour companies specializing in whale-watching, many of which are quite accessible from any Acadia lodging.

Do Not Miss the Mountains near Acadia Lodging

If you are planning on booking Deer Isle rentals, you probably have a love of the great outdoors. Most Deer Isle vacation homes are situated near great hiking trails and mountain views, so be sure to plan accordingly. You will not want to miss Cadillac Mountain, Dorr Mountain, or Champlain Mountain. Cadillac is the highest and most beautiful, drawing in visitors from all over the world. From the mountain, you can catch a spectacular view of the sea.

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