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Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Mount Desert

The island views, mountains and desert display a scene truly unique to Mount Desert. Travellers to this scenic city praise the hiking, bars and forests. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Mount Desert

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Mount Desert has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Northeast Harbor Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Kebo Valley Golf Club (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Kisma Preserve (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mount Desert

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mount Desert. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Desert Island (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Acadia National Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Asticou Azalea Garden (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Thuya Garden (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Bracy Cove (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Cadillac Mountain (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Mount Desert

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Mount Desert?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 607 vacation rentals near Mount Desert. From 185 cabins to 49 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mount Desert for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mount Desert?

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 Mount Desert:

  • Otter Creek: 28 vacation rentals
  • Seawall: 33 vacation rentals
  • East Sullivan: 17 vacation rentals
  • Hancock Point: 28 vacation rentals
  • Prospect Harbor: 29 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 Mount Desert?

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

  • Thuya Garden: 1,096 vacation rentals
  • Northeast Harbor Golf Club: 1,118 vacation rentals
  • Perpendicular Trail: 1,125 vacation rentals
  • Asticou Azalea Garden: 1,110 vacation rentals
  • Carriage Roads: 1,118 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Desert listed on Vrbo UK 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 Cabins in Mount Desert?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 185 Cabins in Mount Desert. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mount Desert include:

  • Flats: 49 rentals available
  • Houses: 524 rentals available
  • Cottages: 185 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mount Desert?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Mount Desert. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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