Where to stay around Embden Pond, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 21 vacation rentals near Embden Pond. From 12 Bungalows to 12 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Embden Pond for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Embden Pond?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Embden Pond. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lakes and Mountains: 3,929 vacation rentals
  • New England: 37,907 vacation rentals
  • Carrabassett Valley: 202 vacation rentals
  • Farmington: 88 vacation rentals
  • Strong: 366 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Embden Pond! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Embden Pond?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Embden Pond:

  • Carrabassett Valley: 202 rentals
  • Farmington: 88 rentals
  • Strong: 366 rentals
  • Kingfield: 181 rentals
  • Madison: 19 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Enjoy the great outdoors in Embden Pond

Situated in Maine's bucolic Somerset County, around an hour by car from bustling state capital Augusta, Embden Pond is an alluring spot for a revitalizing weekend getaway or leisurely summer vacation. Its shimmering waters reflect the verdant hills and majestic mountains of the Kennebec Valley, and provide a spectacular setting for all manner of exhilarating outdoor pursuits. An old-world charm prevails in the surrounding small towns, with their cozy pubs, family-run stores and friendly diners serving up generous helpings of comfort food classics. Embden Pond vacation rentals range from waterfront log cabins to sprawling summer houses, so you're sure to find one that ticks all the right boxes.

Aquatic adventures around Embden Pond

Embden Pond is a major year-round destination for game fishing. Its crystal-clear waters are invariably teeming with wild salmon, smallmouth bass, lake trout and rainbow smelt. If you're visiting in the warmer months, you can look forward to refreshing morning swims or lazy days lounging around on a boat deck. Meanwhile, adrenalin junkies should head to the nearby Kennebec River for an afternoon of wet and wild white-water rafting. In winter, the region transforms into an enchanting snow-capped wonderland, with cross-country skiing, ice fishing and snowmobiling among the most popular local pastimes.

Find an array of attractions near Embden Pond

If you fancy leaving the immediate vicinity of the water, you'll discover an array of enticing attractions within easy driving distance of your Embden Pond vacation rental. For an immersive dive into the region's rich history and culture, the Maine State Museum can't be beaten. Here, you'll find expertly curated exhibits of everything from ancient Native American artifacts to 19th-century steam locomotives to local wildlife and mineral specimens. The museum is in Augusta, where you'll also find the Maine State House. You can explore the lavish interiors of this imposing 19th-century civic building by joining a guided tour.

Summer is super in Embden Pond

Embden Pond vacation rentals are highly sought-after during the peak visitor season of June to August. Summer days are typically long and gloriously warm, with plenty of sunshine, although the humid climate ensures that rainfall is also a fairly common occurrence. Early fall is often pleasantly mild, but temperatures start to plunge towards the end of October. Winters can be long and extremely chilly, but reliable snowfall makes the region a great spot for skiing and ice skating. Spring is also a lovely time to visit, particularly May, when the flowers are in bloom.

Maine's majestic mountains and fragrant forests

Embden Pond is sure to delight wildlife and nature lovers. On its shores, you'll find fragrant forests that beg to be explored by foot. Keep an eye out for the myriad creatures that make their home here, from snow-white geese to darting deer. And no trip to the region is complete until you've spotted a magnificent Maine moose enjoying life in its natural habitat. A little further afield you'll find the lush green slopes of majestic Mount Bigelow. Hike to the summit of this 4000-foot peak and you'll be rewarded with jaw-dropping views of shimmering Flagstaff Lake.