Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Ellsworth, 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $125 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Ellsworth. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape 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. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Ellsworth

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ellsworth a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Bubble Rock (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Blue Hill Books (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • The Sports Arena (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
  • Orono Farmer's Market (27.5 mi / 44.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Ellsworth

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ellsworth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Acadia National Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Acadia National Park's Visitors Center (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Bar Island Trails (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Shore Path (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Agamont Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Village Green (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ellsworth

The nearest airport is in Bangor Intl. Airport (BGR), located 26.7 mi (43 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), which is 7.3 mi (11.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Ellsworth?

Whether you're seeking an intimate escape for you and your sweetheart or somewhere spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Ellsworth. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • "The Birches At Acadia Retreat" is a guest favorite. Around 10 miles from Ellsworth, it has 2 bedrooms and plenty of useful amenities, including a TV and a highchair.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor". Located around 16 miles from the heart of Ellsworth, it has 2 bedrooms and features a kitchen and a living room.

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

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

For a completely different experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Ellsworth. Be warned though — after you've experienced life in a tiny house, the urge to move into one of these mini digs will be tough to resist!

  • Take a couple of days off to recharge at "Beehive Tiny House At Acadia Yurts". Located in Southwest Harbor, shopping and a sauna are included here.
  • "Cabin - Deck House - Private Dockside Tiny House In Sw Harbor" in Sveti Filip i Jakov is another good option. A beach and a toaster will make your stay here more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Ellsworth?

From time to time, you just need to get away from the hurly-burly of modern life. That's where Vrbo can help. We've got an excellent selection of log cabin rentals in and around Ellsworth where you can connect with nature. These are just for starters:

  • "Bar Harbor Oceanfront Log Cabin 10 Min To Acadia National Park" will help ensure your Ellsworth vacation is all you wanted it to be. With a list of amenities that include a beach and a kitchen island to make life easy, all you have to do is sit back and enjoy yourself.
  • Bring a few pals with you or get comfy with your special someone at "Cozy Log Cabin On Beautiful Phillips Lake Near Bar Harbor And Camden". A stovetop and off-street parking options are some of the many conveniences you'll find at this tempting option.

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

If you've been busier than a bee in a garden lately, you deserve to escape for a few days. Clock off early on Friday and live it up at one of these weekend getaways in or near Ellsworth:

  • Make yourself at home at "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet". Around 17 miles to the south of Ellsworth, this delightful escape has all you need for a relaxed stay, including games and a bicycle.
  • Otherwise, create new memories with your gang at "Charming In - Town Bar Harbor Home", which is around 16 miles to the southeast of Ellsworth. You'll have use of an iron and ironing board, outdoor furniture and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Ellsworth?

Yes, you can. If you'd like a simple yet stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often located in the middle of town. We recommend the following options in or near Ellsworth:

  • Escape on your own or take a buddy along to "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet". You'll have plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable, including nearby birdwatching activities and a garden.
  • Or, use "Spectacular New Oceanside Carriage House" as a base to check off the sights around you. This home away from home comes with off-street parking options, games and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Ellsworth?

Whether you're after a cabin for you and a friend or a vacation home with space for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Ellsworth. These properties are an ideal base for a quick trip:

  • Within close reach of central Ellsworth, "Quiet/clean/well Furnished Village Cottage With Acadia All Around You" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not enjoying your comfortable digs, get out and discover all the cool stuff around you.
  • Another fantastic option is "Beautiful, Comfortable Home With Exceptional In". Gather your nearest and dearest and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of Ellsworth.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Ellsworth?

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your honey off for a couple of relaxing days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Ellsworth:

  • Around 10 miles from Ellsworth, "The Birches At Acadia Retreat" is the ideal place for doting lovebirds. Winery tours and shopping facilities are some of the many amenities here.
  • Alternatively, spend your break canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor", around 16 miles from Ellsworth. Beauty services and a fireplace will help set the mood.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Ellsworth?

You'll find some lavish mansions for rent in and near Ellsworth. If you're looking for somewhere with lots of room as well as that extra wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick all your boxes:

  • Approximately 17 miles to the southeast of Ellsworth is "Spectacularly Situated Mansion". Along with its grand design and posh interiors, you'll also love its high-end amenities, such as golf and a fireplace.
  • With golf, a fireplace and a wealth of other top-rated amenities, "Brand 9 Bedroom - Winter Harbor Mansion With Breathtaking Views" will get your team's tick of approval. This sumptuous retreat is around 18 miles to the southeast of Ellsworth.

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

Big groups mean huge fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your entire squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Ellsworth and get everybody together under one roof:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' tick of approval at "Modern, Dogs Welcome, Near Acadia National Park And Bar Harbor". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a nearby waterfront and a fireplace. This top pick is around 9 miles to the north of Ellsworth.
  • "Oceanfront 5500 Sf Home With 5 Acres And Private Beach" is another awesome option. It's around 5 miles to the southwest of Ellsworth, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A garden and a water park are just a couple of things designed to make your group vacation even more comfortable.

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

Nothing screams good times like a pool does. Dig out your inflatable unicorn and browse these houses in or near Ellsworth that feature this must-have amenity:

  • Treat your crew to a memorable break at "Spectacular New Oceanside Carriage House". There's a lot to love about this escape apart from its pool, such as a toaster and childrens activities.
  • "Acadia National Park House - Olaf's Loft 19 Miles To Acadia" is the kind of place you go to get away from it all and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A nearby bay and a separate dining area are also on hand to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Ellsworth has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 55 ºF and 75 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summertime to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Ellsworth vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.