Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Bath 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 $99 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Bath. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Maine architecture at its best

Steeped in maritime tradition, it will come as no surprise that Bath is known as the City of Ships. The town is also famous for its spectacular 19th-century architecture, reminiscent of the Georgian style. Unlike many Maine clapboard towns, the center is predominantly made up of redbrick buildings. With a long and respected tradition of boatbuilding, Bath is a magnet for anyone seriously interested in ships and sailing. With numerous maritime museums and attractions for any budding or seasoned sailor, a Bath vacation rental offers the perfect Maine departure point for heading out to sea.

Things to do

The birthplace of American boatbuilding

Your stay in a Bath vacation rental wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Maine Maritime Museum. It's packed full of exhibits and displays, from the early days of exploration and boatbuilding to lighthouses and the lifecycle of the lobster. You can take a tour downriver while a guide from the museum explains how the Bath Iron Works has been building America's naval vessels for over a hundred years. In the heart of town, craftsmen and volunteers have built a replica of The Virginia, the first ship to sail away from America in the early 17th century.

Activities

A town packed to the gunwales with naval history

Bath offers salty sea dogs the opportunity to charter their own boat, book fishing trips or take a relaxing tour around the islands to photograph the coastal scenery. Hikers and bikers will be particularly taken with the challenging trails that wind their way around the coast, passing pine forests and scenic viewpoints. In town, you can shop for nautical souvenirs and fresh produce at Bath's farmers' market. The town is also packed with quality restaurants selling exceptionally fresh seafood dishes. The world-famous Maine lobster roll is particularly popular after a long morning of shopping.

Weather

A great vacation, whatever the weather

For a fair-sized town, Bath has plenty of indoor activities, museums and shopping, which makes it a great destination, even with New England's famously fickle weather. If boating and fishing are high on the agenda, then late spring and summer are the best times to see this beautiful part of Maine. If not, try to nab a Bath vacation rental during fall, when the crowds have disappeared and the prices drop considerably. During this time, you can also witness Maine at its most beautiful, when the leaves turn from green to hues of yellow and red.

Natural features

From mudflats to wildflower meadows

If you feel like leaving town and heading for the countryside, the wildlife refuge of Hamilton Audubon Sanctuary is a close enough getaway to enjoy a day out in nature. With over 70 acres of meadows, pine forest and tidal mudflats, the area is home to a wide array of animals and birds. Donated to the Audubon Society by Millicent Hamilton in 1986, it's home to nesting species like woodcocks and bobolinks. Birdwatchers can also spot redwings, sparrows and warblers in the marshes and herds of deer graze the meadows beside trails that wind around the water's edge.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Bath

The nearest airport is in Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Wiscasset, ME (ISS), which is 7.5 mi (12.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bath?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 974 vacation rentals around Bath. From 449 house rentals to 393 cabin 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 water-view property in Bath?

The lulling sounds, the serenity and stillness, the mesmerizing views... is there anything that beats being at the water's edge? Vrbo has 379 waterfront vacation rentals in this destination. On the hunt for a different vacation style? See if any of our other properties take your fancy. Our range here includes:

  • 348 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 311 oceanfront vacation rentals.
  • 307 seaside vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Bath?

Wave goodbye to uninspiring hotel-chain rooms. Our house vacation rentals have an unique, personal touch — and all the space you and your group could need! There are 428 options available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $84 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other rental types, like:

  • Cottage: 328 vacation homes. Prices start from $93 per night.
  • Apartment: 68 vacation homes. Prices start from $104 per night.
  • Cabin: 45 vacation homes. Prices start from $89 per night.

Can I stay in Bath in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable trip is catching up with your friends and loved ones in a totally new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a big group, Vrbo has options for you. Why not have a look at the 138 house vacation homes featured here? They're the most popular option for large groups of visitors. If you're traveling with a large group, the rental properties that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 290 vacation homes ideal for that size. Book a night for as little as $84.
  • If you have 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 227 vacation homes that are ideal. Prices begin at just $121 per night.
  • Looking for rental properties suitable for 5 guests? You'll be delighted to learn we have 94 that'll be perfect. You can secure one from just $114 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can take your dad, your grandma and all your buddies to Bath.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Bath?

Reduce those steep accommodation expenses by organizing your stay with Vrbo. You'll find a range of unique rentals and save loads of cash! Freeport is a terrific area to have a look at if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 14 rentals, and the average price is an agreeable $184 per night. Another 18 Vrbo rentals are available in or around Pemaquid. With an average price of $233 a night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth boasting to your friends about.

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