Discover a selection of 334 vacation rentals in Deer Isle, ME that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $122 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Deer Isle. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to adventurous Deer Isle

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Deer Isle. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Deer Isle

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Deer Isle a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Owls Head State Park (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Camden Snow Bowl (22.6 mi / 36.3 km)
  • Blue Hill Books (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Blue Hill Co-op Community Market (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Windsor Chairmakers (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Northeast Harbor Golf Club (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Deer Isle

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Deer Isle is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Acadia National Park (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Echo Lake Beach (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Camden Hills State Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Laite Memorial Beach (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Megunticook Lake (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Deer Isle

Fly into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), the closest airport, located 21.9 mi (35.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), which is 23.5 mi (37.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Deer Isle?

Whatever your getaway needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Deer Isle that's perfect for you. These are some of our top picks:

  • Take advantage of amenities including winery tours and a TV at "The Birches At Acadia Retreat". Situated around 20 miles from Deer Isle, this property has 2 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor". Around 25 miles from the heart of Deer Isle, it has 2 bedrooms and features a toaster and a dishwasher.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Deer Isle vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Deer Isle?

For a unique vacation experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Deer Isle. Be warned though — after you've experienced the tiny house lifestyle, the urge to downsize and move into one of these pocket-sized digs will be tough to resist!

  • Enjoy a simpler way of living at "Beehive Tiny House At Acadia Yurts". Amenities at this getaway in Southwest Harbor include nearby ecotour services, internet services and more.
  • "Cabin - Deck House - Private Dockside Tiny House In Sw Harbor" in Sveti Filip i Jakov is another excellent choice. A balcony and a fridge will help make your stay here even more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Deer Isle?

Whether you're looking for a log cabin for a break with your buddies or a family trip, we have the perfect property for you. Book one of these great stays in or near Deer Isle and enjoy being surrounded by nature for a while:

  • "Log Cabin In The Best Town On Mt. Desert Island" has all the conveniences you need for a relaxed vacation, including off-street parking options and beach sun loungers. Once you've unpacked, get out and about and enjoy the lovely scenery.
  • After a busy day of being outdoors, chill out at "Bar Harbor Oceanfront Log Cabin 10 Min To Acadia National Park". This cozy property comes with a host of features, including off-street parking options and a beach.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Deer Isle?

Get far away from the busyness of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Deer Isle. Whether you want to catch up with friends or spend treasured time with the fam, we'll have something to suit your style. These are some of our top-rated options:

  • Get comfy at "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet". Located around 16 miles to the east of Deer Isle, this cozy escape has all you need for a relaxed stay, including towels and games.
  • Alternatively, cram a few clothes into a bag and zip off to "Quiet/clean/well Furnished Village Cottage With Acadia All Around You". This great getaway is about 20 miles east of Deer Isle and offers an iron and ironing board and a washing machine.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Deer Isle?

Yes, you can! If you want a small but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently found in the center of town. We suggest the following options in or near Deer Isle:

  • Chill by yourself or take a buddy along to "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet". You'll have loads of amenities at your disposal, including a nearby marina and a firepit.
  • An equally good rental is "Luxury Apartment In The Heart Of Blue Hill Village". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this cozy apartment is filled with handy amenities like off-street parking options, a living room and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Deer Isle?

Whether you're looking for a studio apartment or a house with room enough for the whole family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Sneak in a mini break at one of these getaways in or near Deer Isle:

  • Within close reach of central Deer Isle, "Charming In - Town Bar Harbor Home" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your cozy digs, get out and discover everything that's around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "Beautiful, Comfortable Home With Exceptional In". This comfy, conveniently located property will feel like your home away from home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Deer Isle?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just you and your sweetheart. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Deer Isle that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Around 20 miles from Deer Isle, "The Birches At Acadia Retreat" is the perfect place for adoring couples. Winery tours and a nearby marina are some of the many amenities here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few relaxing days together is "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor". Located 25 miles from Deer Isle, a fireplace and beauty services add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Deer Isle?

You'll find some spectacular mansions for rent in and around Deer Isle. If you're seeking somewhere with ample room as well as a large serve of wow factor, these architectural stunners will be right up your alley:

  • Situated around 25 miles to the northeast of Deer Isle, "Spectacularly Situated Mansion" is the place to go for a luxurious getaway. Amenities on offer here include a firepit and a fireplace.
  • Another great pick is "Brand 9 Bedroom - Winter Harbor Mansion With Breathtaking Views". Approximately 30 miles to the northeast of Deer Isle, this swanky vacation rental represents the height of high-class living and offers golf, a fireplace and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Deer Isle?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding a place that'll effortlessly fit your whole gang. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Deer Isle and get everyone together under the one roof:

  • A range of amenities including a fireplace and a kitchen make "Spruce Island - A Private Island For Large Or Small Gatherings" a top pick. This spacious getaway has 7 bedrooms and sleeps up to 20 people. From Deer Isle's center, it's around 6 miles away to the south.
  • Invite as many as 14 of your favorite folks to "Secluded Oceanfront Home, With Private Beach And Pier" and fill the place with laughter and love. This top option has 6 bedrooms and is around 6 miles to the southwest of Deer Isle. It's crammed with features to keep your group happy and comfortable, such as a kitchen and a water view.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Deer Isle?

Nothing says fun times like a pool. Grab your inflatable doughnut and browse these rental houses in or near Deer Isle that feature this vacation perk:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable stay at "Secluded House Just Minutes Away From Deer Isle". There's plenty to love about this retreat apart from its pool, such as childrens activities and a garden.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a change of scenery at "Blue House - Private Location". Along with a refreshing pool, make use of a living room and coffee and tea making facilities.

Deer Isle has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 70 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Deer Isle vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.