Discover a selection of 437 vacation rentals in Boothbay Harbor, 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 $78 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Boothbay Harbor. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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The Boating Capital of New England

Frozen in time, Boothbay Harbor is a postcard-perfect fishing village that lures seasonal sunseekers and year-round residents alike. There's a fantastic sense of community, so why not stay local with Boothbay Harbor vacation rentals? Chances are you'll soon be enjoying drinks with your neighbors. Relaxation is the order of the day, so don't hold back on packing a good book, a few board games and a nice bottle of wine. Boothbay is also known as the Boating Capital of New England so, if you're into yachting, fishing or sailing, you'll be in your element.

Things to do

Ride the Boothbay Railway

If you can drag yourself off your adirondack chair, Boothbay Harbor is brimming with unique attractions. Set right on the water, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens are a wonderland of forests, meadows and beautifully manicured gardens. Kids will love the themed children's garden, complete with storybook characters and puppet shows. The Boothbay Railway Village is a novel way to spend an afternoon, with a narrow-gauge steam train puffing its way through the recreated New England town. The village also throws a lively events calendar, including craft fairs, antique shows, kids' festivals and more.

Weather

Summer sunsets in Boothbay Harbor

Summer is high season in Boothbay Harbor, with crowds peaking from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Long days and constant sunshine make it a fantastic time to swim, boat or simply relax on the sun deck with a sunset G&T. From breezy waterfront cottages to luxury oceanfront homes, Boothbay Harbor vacation rentals make it easy to unwind. If whales are on your wish list, visit from May to October, when pods of humpbacks cruise along the coast.

Natural features

Whale watching in the Gulf of Maine

Part of Lincoln County, Boothbay Harbor is one of New England's finest deep-water ports. It's set on Maine's Cape Newagen Peninsula and juts into the Gulf of Maine. The bay is dotted with low-lying islands, scenic bays and hidden coves. Thanks to its natural V shape, Boothbay is well protected from the Atlantic. This makes for glassy water, light sea breezes and easy anchorage. The Gulf of Maine is an important habitat for whales, offering the chance to spot a host of different species.

How to get there

How to get to and around Boothbay Harbor

Fly into Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State), the closest airport, located 33.2 mi (53.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Wiscasset, ME (ISS), which is 8.8 mi (14.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Boothbay Harbor?

Whether you're in search of a cozy escape for you and your love or somewhere roomy to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Boothbay Harbor. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 8 miles from the center of Boothbay Harbor, you'll want to keep coming back to "Westport Island Cabin On The River With Private Dock. Drive". It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including pet-friendly services and an oven.
  • "The Coal Shack: Pet - Friendly Harborfront Studio In Downtown Boothbay" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 1 bedroom, off-street parking options, a microwave oven and more. It's around 0.1 miles from Boothbay Harbor.

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

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

For a unique vacation experience, book a tiny house rental in Boothbay Harbor. We warn you though — after you've experienced the tiny house lifestyle, the urge to move into one of these cute-as-a-button digs will be hard to resist!

  • Unwind and reenergize at "Waterfront Tiny House Cottage". Located in Boothbay Harbor, a fridge and a barbecue grill are just two of the amenities offered here.
  • "New Updated Tiny House: Walk To Wiscasset Village" offers convenient extras like a boat and a TV. Located in Edgecomb, you'll be able to live large in this small but nicely designed home.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Boothbay Harbor?

Select a lovely log cabin from the many in or near Boothbay Harbor and you'll soon be inside your wooden hideaway, tasty tipple in hand, lounging next to a glowing fire. But adventure is just outside your front door too. These cabins offer a great mix of comfort and fun:

  • "Log Cabin In Boothbay Harbor Maine": This fabulous cabin is the ideal base if you're an outdoorsy type. Sailing and snorkeling are a few activities you can do in the area when you're not unwinding in your cozy cabin.
  • "Chic, Updated Log Cabin Nestled In The Pine Trees Of Sprucewold": Spend your time enjoying all the creature comforts at this escape. When it's time for some fresh air, kayaking and hiking and biking will get your heart rate going.

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

Clock out on Friday and then forget about your worries. If you're eager for some relaxation and fun, these escapes in and near Boothbay Harbor are the ideal weekend getaway:

  • Located 10 miles to the north of the center of Boothbay Harbor, "Cozy Waterfront Cottage In Mid" is a good match for adventure lovers and nature fans. Stay busy by exploring nearby outdoor attractions, including Birch Point Beach State Park and General Henry Knox Museum. Then, ramp up the fun with some fishing or golf.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "Our Comfortable Cottage Sits On A Dock Close To Town". Use it as a base to unwind, or get active and try snorkeling and golf. When it's time to discover some nearby attractions, organize a visit to Dodge Point Public Reserved Land and Eartha. This sought-after vacation rental is around 1 mile southeast of Boothbay Harbor.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Boothbay Harbor?

Studio apartments are tough to beat when it comes to location, character and convenience. Get cozy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Boothbay Harbor and get a taste of the local culture:

  • Make "The Coal Shack: Pet - Friendly Harborfront Studio In Downtown Boothbay" your home for a few days or more. This great property features amenities including coffee and tea making facilities and a living room.
  • "Cozy Waterfront Cottage In Mid" is another awesome option. Get cozy and enjoy the use of a nearby waterfront, a living room and more.

There are lots of attractions around Boothbay Harbor to add to your agenda. Feed your inner culture lover and visit Opera House at Boothbay Harbor and The Boothbay Playhouse.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Boothbay Harbor?

Locating a short-term rental in or near Boothbay Harbor won't be a problem if you only have a few nights free. Whether you're after a little apartment for you alone or a house that'll fit your extended family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Here are some of our best picks:

  • Located close to the heart of Boothbay Harbor, "Olde Post Office Cottage" is perfect for a short break. Use it as a base to check out nearby attractions like Edgecomb Potters Gallery.
  • Or perhaps "Boothbay Harbor Maine 3 Bedroom Luxury Apartment With Roof Deck And Hot Tub" is a better match. Visit nearby sights such as Midcoast Kayak during the daytime and then relax in your comfy digs at night.

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

Check out these large group vacation rentals in or near Boothbay Harbor and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • A great range of amenities including a garden and an ocean view make "Destination Estate With Exclusive Views" a standout. This popular retreat has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. From the center of Boothbay Harbor, it's around 0.1 miles away to the southwest.
  • Nothing is more important than hanging out with loved ones, and "The Ultimate Vacation Spot, 4 Bedroom Waterfront Cottage Overlooking The Open Ocean" makes it easy to do that. Located around 1 mile to the west of Boothbay Harbor, as many as 13 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A fireplace and a water view are among the various amenities on offer here.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Boothbay Harbor and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to bring your unicorn floatie:

  • Pack your swimming gear and get away with your gang to "Boothbay Harbor Beach House By Park And Restaurants". There are also lots of other appealing amenities here, including coffee and tea making facilities and a fridge.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Cozy 3 Bedroom House With Large Covered Porch And Walking Distance To Downtown". Along with a refreshing pool, you can also make use of cable/satellite TV services and on-site watersports.

Boothbay Harbor has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 55 ºF and 75 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Boothbay Harbor vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Boothbay Harbor?

Every catch-up with the family should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing a fun escape with the kids or that long-overdue family reunion, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Boothbay Harbor offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • About 0.1 miles to the southeast of Boothbay Harbor, "Boothbay Harbor Maine 3 Bedroom Luxury Apartment With Roof Deck And Hot Tub" has 3 bedrooms and fits up to 8 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a kitchen and a dishwasher.
  • "A Chic Loft In The Heart Of The Working Waterfront" is also a top pick for families. It's about 0.1 miles to the southwest of Boothbay Harbor, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 7 guests. Useful amenities here include a microwave oven and a kitchen.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have far to go. Monkey C Monkey Do, Pemaquid Beach Park and Maine State Aquarium promise lots of fun for both kids and grown-ups.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Boothbay Harbor?

Escape the hustle and bustle and treat the people you love to a different sort of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Boothbay Harbor and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • "Log Cabin In Boothbay Harbor Maine" - Enjoy precious time with your crew at this retreat, which is around 1 mile southeast of central Boothbay Harbor. A kitchen and books are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Chic, Updated Log Cabin Nestled In The Pine Trees Of Sprucewold" - This stay is another top pick with families and is around 1 mile southeast of Boothbay Harbor. Offering a TV, a kitchen and more, it'll get your group's stamp of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Boothbay Harbor vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.