Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Hancock County, US 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 $200 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Hancock County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Hancock County getaway

Experience the unique character of Hancock County with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Hancock County

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hancock County a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Bubble Rock (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Blue Hill Books (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Orono Farmer's Market (28.3 mi / 45.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hancock County

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hancock County. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Acadia National Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Bar Island Trails (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Acadia National Park's Visitors Center (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Shore Path (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Agamont Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Village Green (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hancock County

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 7.3 mi (11.8 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in Hancock County?

Elegant mansions, tranquil houseboats and sprawling homes — everyone's dream getaway is different. Whatever your tastes, you're sure to find something that makes your heart skip a beat among our top vacation rentals in Hancock County:

  • "The Birches At Acadia Retreat": If you're after someplace in Mount Desert Island with 2 bedrooms where you'll feel right at home, this retreat will tick your boxes. Amenities include a hair dryer and a phone.
  • "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor": Located in Bar Harbor, this popular getaway has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities. Coffee and tea making facilities and a free nearby fitness center are among them.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Hancock County?

You need only step foot inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Hancock County to find out that awesome things really do come in little packages. Sensibly designed to maximize every inch of space, these pint-sized pads promise a big vacation experience:

  • Get set for a simpler way of life at "2 - Acre Dome + Tiny House Cabin On Ocean W". Amenities at this tiny house in Steuben include a coffee grinder and a nearby hospital.
  • Alternatively, get comfy at "A Place To Be Tiny Home On The Back 40 Acres Farm". Situated in Mount Vernon, this tiny gem comes with books and a fridge.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Hancock County?

We've got a great range of log cabins in Hancock County. Whether you're seeking a simple log cabin or a place with pizazz, these properties are designed to bring you in touch with nature. Here are a couple of popular options to consider:

  • Located in Hancock County, "Bar Harbor Oceanfront Log Cabin 10 Min To Acadia National Park" is the perfect combination of comfort and outdoor adventure. Make the most of the handy amenities here, including a kitchen island and off-street parking options.
  • Plonk yourself down at "Taylor Camp: Lakeside Log Cabin On Tunk Lake". Annnnd relax. This property in Sullivan is the place to leave it all behind. A water park and a beach make it feel even homier.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Hancock County?

Don't have much time but want to get away? A weekend break is what you need. Reserve a few nights at one of these excellent rental properties and get ready to feel completely refreshed when Monday rolls around:

  • "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet" - Situated in Southwest Harbor, there's loads of exciting stuff to see and do near this rental. Useful amenities like a barbecue grill and towels are the cherries on top!
  • "Charming In - Town Bar Harbor Home" - This is another fantastic place where you can unwind for two or three days. Take advantage of spa and beauty services, golf and more during your short and sweet stay at this Southwest Harbor property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Hancock County?

If you're after something with more personality than a standard hotel room, you'll love our studio apartments in Hancock County. Whip up a meal in your kitchenette, flop onto the lounge and feel right at home. Here are some of our top-rated studios:

  • "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet" in Southwest Harbor crams a lot of handy amenities into its single space, such as heating and tennis.
  • Otherwise, use "Spectacular New Oceanside Carriage House" as a base to get out and explore. This homey getaway is in Gouldsboro and comes with winery tours and a microwave oven.

Can I find short term rentals in Hancock County?

With Vrbo's awesome range of short-term rentals in Hancock County, you're bound to find a property that's a perfect match. Whether you're chasing somewhere to escape on your own or to catch up with friends and family, these options are difficult to beat:

  • "Walk To Acadia's Trails, Ocean From This Quiet" in Southwest Harbor is perfect for a short-term stay. It's close to the center of town, so you can go out and see all the top sights without having to travel too far.
  • Alternatively, bunk down for a couple days at "Charming In - Town Bar Harbor Home" and discover the best bits of Mount Desert Island. This vacation rental also caters to short-term guests and is a good choice if you love to be near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Hancock County?

Whether you've been paired up for a couple of months, a year or an eternity, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to keep the flames of love burning. If you're looking for somewhere dreamy to spend a few days with your significant other, you'll be smitten with these retreats:

  • Catch up on quality time and lots of cuddles at "The Birches At Acadia Retreat" in Mount Desert Island. Winery tours and air conditioning are just two of the thoughtful touches on offer here.
  • Alternatively, plan an amorous weekend escape at "Rocko's Cottage Nestled In The Heart Of Downtown Bar Harbor". Located in Bar Harbor, it offers beauty services, a fireplace and other bonuses.

Are there mansions for rent in Hancock County?

With space, character and plenty of wow factor, mansions offer a taste of something extra special. If you think your crew deserves a slice of the high life, invite them to stay at one of these mansions for rent in Hancock County:

  • Unpack your bags, settle in and enjoy all the magnificent things on offer at "Spectacularly Situated Mansion" in Hancock County. Premium amenities here include a firepit and a fireplace.
  • "Brand 9 Bedroom - Winter Harbor Mansion With Breathtaking Views" is another awesome option that's difficult to beat. It's located in Winter Harbor and comes with numerous highlights your guests will love, such as a fireplace and golf.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Hancock County?

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to bring along all your friends, you'll be needing a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Hancock County that are designed for large groups, starting with these sprawling escapes:

  • "Modern, Dogs Welcome, Near Acadia National Park And Bar Harbor": This escape is a terrific option for large groups planning to visit Otis. It has 5 bedrooms and lots of great amenities, including a lake view and a water view.
  • "Oceanfront Tidal Falls Home With Hottub And Kayaks": Located in Hancock, this roomy option has 3 bedrooms and is another popular pick for a big family get-together. There's plenty to keep guests comfortable and content, such as a water view and a garden.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Hancock County?

You'll have your choice of houses with a pool in Hancock County, so pack your swimsuit and get set to spend your days having fun in the water. Here are a couple of favorites to tempt you:

  • Kids, parents, uncles, aunts — everyone will love the pool at "Spectacular New Oceanside Carriage House". Treat your loved ones to a trip to this Gouldsboro rental house which also comes with a kitchen and a separate dining area.
  • Laze by the water while the kids splash around at "Acadia National Park House - Olaf's Loft 19 Miles To Acadia". This option in Ellsworth comes with a range of conveniences to keep your crew comfortable and happy, such as a kitchen island and a living room.

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