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Recent Mid-Coast & Islands reviews

  • Serene and beautiful

    "When we arrived in late June the gardens around the home were gorgeous, this property does not seem like a rental in any way. The pictures of the grounds do not do it justice. We appreciated having the deep water moorings and dock, and found many calm water periods for the kayaks. We had beautiful weather and spent a good deal of time on the spacious and well furnished porch, with both garden and ocean views. The Boothbay and mid coast area have much to offer for activities, but we found that a lot of our planned day trips went by the wayside, as we did not want to leave this property! The home itself was well appointed and accurately represented. The owners live nearby and made it clear that they were available for any questions or other needs. I hope to stay here again!"
    Guest: Brigitte M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: September 14, 2014
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  • Quiet location on the edge of town, close to everything....

    "The apt. at Arbor House was light filled, comfortable, well furnished, spacious and very tidy. We were right at home with the funky and eclectic decor where books and art abound. The bed was extremely comfortable. Location is ideal to downtown Rockland; leave the car in the driveway and walk to museums, galleries, great restaurants and cafes, theater and more. Owls Head, Camden, Thomaston, Rockport and other towns are easily accessible by car. This was our first trek to this area of Maine and we'll be back for sure. The hosts at Arbor House are friendly and available, but never intrusive. The garden was amazing, even in Sept."
    Guest: Sharon Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 1, 2014
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  • A beautiful spot to vacation!

    "Me, my boyfriend & our two dogs really enjoyed our time here! We spent each day hiking the local land trust trails-there were so many that we sometimes hiked two per day & we never repeated a trail! The trails & views were gorgeous. We took a few day trips to neighboring towns & never traveled more than 60 minutes. Reed State Park was worth the 60 minute drive with bike trails & two gorgeous beaches. We rented kayaks in Southport & rode out to an island. So much fun. We are outdoor enthusiasts & we found that we had a lot to do in Boothbay & Barters Island. I really appreciate the kind owners who were 100% supportive of our having a wonderful time in their home. Also, the home was well kept, comfortable & felt secluded being the last home on a dead-end street. It was perfect for me & the dogs! I would recommend anyone stay here as it was really awesome."
    Guest: Charity S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 23, 2014
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  • The best

    "Wow, what a view: from the balcony, the bed, the kitchen, the garden, we were surrounded by the sea. The cottage has the best location, is very comfortable, clean, a well equipped kitchen and a wonderful view to enjoy while sipping a nice red wine. The area provides for wonderful walks, many beaches close by. Bill the manager was always present and very helpful when we could not get the TV and the futon opened. I recommend strongly this lovely place and its "cat cove" beach, a two minute walk. We had a great week and will be back."
    Guest: Suzanna Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 26, 2014
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Vinalhaven Travel Tips

Vinalhaven Vacation Rentals Provide the Perfect Location for Fun

Vinalhaven is a town located in Maine's popular Fox Islands. There is no bridge that connects the island to the larger part of Maine, but it can be accessed by a ferry that takes a little over an hour from Rockland. While you are in Rockland, you can visit a gift shop for Vinalhaven and learn about the history of the island. Because it takes a bit of effort to get to Vinalhaven, it makes the vacation memorable and unique. Your family will enjoy the scenic ferry ride across Penobscot Bay because they will be able to take photos that look like they belong on a postcard. You can find Vinalhaven vacation rentals that would be perfect for your family on VRBO.com.

Vinalhaven Is a Popular Day Trip

You can find Maine Mid Coast Islands cottages in Rockland that have easy access to a ferry to Vinalhaven. Vinalhaven has many hiking trails and swimming holes to keep your family busy on a one day excursion to the island. It is a beautiful place and would be a great stop on any vacation to Maine. Staying in Rockland would be a great idea because you could have access to Vinalhaven, but still be able to enjoy the other attractions Rockland has to offer.

Vinalhaven Lodging Options

Tourist accommodations on the island of Vinalhaven are limited, but you can rent a vacation home and live like a local. If you do not want to stay in Rockland, then you can find a Vinalhaven vacation rental that would allow you to stay on the island and not worry about catching a ferry back to Rockland before the end of the day. Vinalhaven is one of those cute little towns that is worth a visit, so don't miss out just because you think it will be difficult to find a place to stay. You will be surprised at the nice accommodations available to you and your family in a vacation rental property in Vinalhaven.

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