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Recent Deer Isle Area reviews

  • 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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  • A Perfect Slice of Heaven

    "The Stonington Guest Cottage exceeded our expectaions. The space is delightful as were our hosts, Doug and Leslie. We found the cottage immaculate, spacious with fine amenities including fresh flowers picked from the lovely garden waiting for us as we arrived. Our week was a perfect mixture of relaxation, exploring the town and Deer Isle. We we took part in the local culture attending a dance at the Stonington Opera House and enjoying a string quartet and a quaint church. We hope that other guests will find the harbor view from the screened in porch and deck as romantic and peaceful as we did. Leslie gave us great restaurant tips and we found the restaurants very reasonable in price with delicious food. A perfect slice of heaven without the large numbers of tourists. Thank you Doug and Lesle for sharing your special cottage with us."
    Guest: Pam and Randy Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 22, 2014
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  • Perfect Harbor-View Perch.

    "Totally perfect! A week wasn't long enough in this homey house overlooking the working Stonington Harbor! Loved the house, view and town. Weather was beautiful, allowing lots of time on deck watching all the lobster and fishing boat activity from our perch over the harbor. A genuine working harbor, only saw one sailboat and no yachts. The house had everything we needed, including the antique dough board, which I used to make dough for fried apple pies! Watching the huge tides change the view. Days of walking exploration of the town's hills and harbor, painting from the deck, kayaking, or just soaking up the view. One day trip to Acadia National Park, beautiful! and another to Moosehead Lake. We saw 3 moose! A boat ride to Isle de Haut to deliver the mail and on to Seal Island to see our first puffins. Nervous Nellies Jams & Jellies is a "don't miss it" curious art stop. Checked out Belfast and Camden Harbors on our way home. The house was clean, open, comfy and beautiful with morning sunlight streaming in the front windows. All week we were planning our return to this exceptional house and town."
    Guest: Elizabeth T. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 25, 2015
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  • Just amazing in every way!

    "This was our first time renting this amazing property, and our first visit to Stonington. It was the most wonderful vacation we have had in a long, long time. We have described it as living in a postcard for a week! We were a group of 7, ranging in age from 15 to 83. It is not easy to find a spot where such a broad age range is happy - but this is it. Every member of our party had a wonderful time - hiking, fishing, collecting shells, reading, watching lobster boats, sailboats and windjammers cruise by the house - just wonderful. The house was well equipped with books and games. The kitchen was big and homey, with lots of pots and pans, dishes - everything we needed to feel comfortable and at home. The views from inside and outside were amazing. I did not step out of the house 1 time the whole week without saying "This is just so gorgeous!". The other area I would be remiss in not mentioning is the privacy at this home. You are on a point, with no other houses in site. It is peaceful, beautiful and private as can be. Definitely gem tucked away by the sea. Wonderful!"
    Guest: Kate A. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 29, 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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