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Head to the lively city of Ellsworth

The area's opera and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ellsworth. This city's parks, bars and riverfront 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 Ellsworth

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ellsworth a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Kisma Preserve (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Kebo Valley Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (16.2 mi / 26 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Ellsworth

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ellsworth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Indian Point (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Birdsacre Sanctuary (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Tidal Falls (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Shore Path (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Agamont Park (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Village Green (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ellsworth

Fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), which is 26.7 mi (42.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ellsworth?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,670 house rentals around Ellsworth. From 559 Cottages to 850 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ellsworth is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ellsworth?

Whether you're travelling 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 Ellsworth:

  • Hancock Point: 28 vacation rentals
  • Seawall: 40 vacation rentals
  • Bass Harbor: 278 vacation rentals
  • Town Hill: 32 vacation rentals
  • Hulls Cove: 30 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Ellsworth?

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

  • Downeast Scenic Railroad: 1,129 home rentals
  • Indian Point: 1,199 home rentals
  • Ellsworth Congregational Church: 1,132 home rentals
  • Ellsworth City Hall: 1,133 home rentals
  • Ellsworth Historical Society: 1,136 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ellsworth 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 Cottages in Ellsworth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 559 Cottages in Ellsworth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ellsworth include:

  • Houses: 850 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 559 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 559 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ellsworth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 48 vacation homes with pool available in Ellsworth.

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