Discover a selection of 83 vacation rentals in Winthrop, 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 kitchens. Prices start at $134 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Winthrop. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

A classic Maine vacation in Winthrop

Surrounded by lakes, and just 20 minutes from Maine's charming state capital, Winthrop offers a vacation location that makes the most of both Maine's natural beauty and the cultural attractions of Augusta. From cozy log cabins to grand lake-front residences, Winthrop vacation rentals allow you to see Maine at its best. Explore beautiful forested trails and sparkling lakes, then head to the city for world-class dining and cultural attractions, as well as fascinating glimpses into New England and early US history at Augusta attractions like Old Fort Western, Maine State Museum, Blaine House and the domed 19th-century Maine State House.

Things to do

Winthrop's unique local attractions

Winthrop has a unique claim to fame: it's home to the only active inland waters lighthouse in Maine. The Ladies Delight Light is a small lighthouse in the North Bay of Lake Cobbosseecontee. Dating back to 1908, and just 25 feet tall, the tower is maintained by Cobbosseecontee Yacht Club. A 10-minute drive from a Winthrop vacation rental, Cobbosseecontee has many miles of shoreline, dotted with pretty coves and little islands. It's a popular family-friendly destination for sailing, swimming, picnicking, sunbathing, water skiing and canoeing. There's also a small golf course nearby.


Lakeside fun in Winthrop

The village of Winthrop sits between the beautiful lakes of Annabessacook and Maranacook. With a historic library, bustling shops and historic mill buildings, downtown Winthrop has a pleasant village feel and can be explored by foot. But, if you want more shopping and dining choices, you're just a 20-minute drive from downtown Augusta. The village also boasts a small but pristine public beach on the southern banks of Maranacook Lake. It's an idyllic spot for lake swimming and kayaking. In summer, this is the location for fun, family-friendly events and concerts or, come winter, ice-fishing and cross-country skiing.


Enjoy seasonal color in Winthrop

Winthrop vacation rentals are a short drive from the Androscoggin, Maine's 3rd largest river. Along the green miles of its riverbank, the Androscoggin Riverlands State Park attracts skiers and snowmobilers in winter. In lake spring and summer, you can hike, kayak, canoe, drive ATVs and horseback ride along its many trails. Strolling through the woodlands in the fall is a glorious way to enjoy the autumnal color, although the park is also a popular hunting destination, so be sure to stay visible by wearing bright orange if hiking during the season.

Natural features

Winthrop's great outdoors

A Winthrop vacation rental is a great choice for birders – the nearby lakes provide opportunities to spot bald eagles, ospreys and loons. Anglers will be in heaven too: fish for bass and perch on Wilson Pond, or head to Androscoggin Lake to try your luck with bass and trout. Many hiking, biking and horseback riding trails cut through the local area. From your Winthrop vacation rental, one of the closest is the Mount Pisgah Fire Trail, a short but rewarding walk through woodland, wild flowers and blueberry bushes to an old observation tower with panoramic views over the sparkling local lakes and gently rolling acres of forest.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Winthrop

Fly into Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Waterville, ME (WVL-Robert Lafleur), which is 20.6 mi (33.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Winthrop, ME?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 83 vacation rentals around Winthrop. From 32 house rentals to 32 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Winthrop?

If you've been searching for a peaceful pause, it’s time to spend some time lakeside. You'll feel like you're at adult summer camp — no singing Kumbaya around the bonfire required. Vrbo has 48 rentals close to lakes ready to be booked. Open to more ideas? Vrbo is teeming with other rental options to have a look at, including:

  • 31 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 30 shore-front vacation rentals.
  • 26 rural vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Winthrop?

Instead of booking a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could rent an entire house. You'll feel like part of the neighborhood in no time! There are 36 houses listed on Vrbo. Prices start from $80 a night. If that doesn't fit with your group's style, we have a range of different rental options available, such as:

  • Cottage: 22 vacation homes. Prices start from $86 per night.
  • Cabin: 10 vacation homes. Prices start from $93 per night.
  • Apartment: 9 vacation homes. Prices start from $68 per night.

Can I stay in Winthrop in a large group?

Vacations with your friends and family can be stacks of fun, particularly when you're under the same roof in a fantastic new place! If you'll be traveling with a large group, Vrbo can help out. The most popular choice for big groups here are cottage vacation homes, and there are 9 currently listed. If you're traveling in a larger group, the vacation rentals that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we have 22 vacation homes suitable for that size. Stay a night for as little as $86.
  • Looking for a vacation property for 8 guests? We have 19 that will be ideal. The starting price is $140 per night.
  • Traveling with 7 guests? We have 7 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices start from $155 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your sister and all your mates to Winthrop.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Winthrop?

Cut down on those pesky accommodation costs by organizing your stay with Vrbo. You'll discover plenty of unique rentals and save heaps! Winthrop is a good area to have a look at if you want to keep your budget under control. Vrbo has 13 rentals, and the average price is a very affordable $166 per night. Another 13 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around Belgrade Lakes Village. With an average price of $228 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging to your friends about.

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