Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Bath, 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 swimming pools. Prices start at $163 per night, and houses and cottages 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 options to and around Bath

The nearest airport is in Portland Intl. Jetport Airport (PWM), located 30.5 mi (49 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Wiscasset, ME (ISS), which is 6.5 mi (10.5 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Bath?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Bath that suits your style. Why not try these on for size?:

  • Make use of amenities including heating and an ice maker at "New Historic Bath Home, Walk To Waterfront Park". Situated around 2 miles from Bath, this vacation rental has 4 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "1 Mile Walk From Bath Yet Almost Isolated". Located around 2 miles from the heart of Bath, it has 5 bedrooms and comes with a nearby waterfront and a blender.

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

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

If you've been busier than a hamster on a treadwheel, you deserve a break for a few blissful days. Skip out of work early on Friday and head to one of these weekend getaways in or near Bath:

  • Find some peace at "Beautiful Maine Views Comfort Of Home Exciting Adventures". Around 2 miles to the west of Bath, this cozy retreat has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a boat and an ocean view.
  • Alternatively, toss a few clothes in a bag and head off to "Cozy 1930’s - Style Waterfront Maine Cabin W". This popular getaway is about 2 miles north of Bath and features a hair dryer and a nearby bay.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Bath?

Yes, you can. If you're looking for a simple but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently found in the center of town. Check out the following options in or near Bath:

  • One of our top picks is "Yurt On Midcoast Maine Island". Book a few nights or longer at this popular abode and you'll have access to a fridge and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • "A Water Getaway. Vacation On A Houseboat In Maine" is another wonderful stay, providing all you could need for the ideal Bath adventure. Some amenities here include a beach and a washing machine.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Bath?

From cozy apartments to spacious homes, Vrbo has your quick break sorted. Here are just two of our favorite picks in and around Bath:

  • If you can only spare a few nights, "Waterfront Guest House In Coastal Maine" is an excellent choice. It's not far from the center of Bath, so you'll be near all the best attractions.
  • "Yurt On Midcoast Maine Island" is also well located. Settle in here and discover why many guests rate this getaway highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Bath?

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to say "I love you." Whisk your sweetheart away for a couple of relaxing days at one of these sought-after escapes in or near Bath:

  • Located around 2 miles from Bath, "New Historic Bath Home, Walk To Waterfront Park" is an ideal place for doting couples. Beauty services and air conditioning are some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "1 Mile Walk From Bath Yet Almost Isolated" is another wonderful option that's bound to impress. It's about 2 miles from Bath and has beauty services and a fireplace.

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

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Bath and don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • A host of amenities including a nearby waterfront and a kitchen make "Gorgeous Waterfront Near Popham Beach" a favorite with groups. This sprawling retreat has 8 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 guests. From the heart of Bath, it's around 5 miles away to the south.
  • "Heal's Eddy Ocean Front And Unobstructed View Of Pond Island Light" is another awesome option. It's around 9 miles to the south of Bath, has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. A garden and a nearby waterfront are just a couple of things designed to make your visit even more comfortable.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most coveted. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Bath and spend your time splashing around. Just remember to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Pack your swimsuit and book a few days at "Waterfront Guest House In Coastal Maine". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including beach sun loungers and a microwave oven.
  • "3 Bedroom House Overlooking Marsh And Woods. Close To Head Beach" is the sort of place you go to escape from it all and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its pool. A toaster and a microwave oven are also on hand to make your stay comfortable and convenient.

Unsure how to pack for your Bath getaway? This enticing destination has a humid continental climate. In summer, expect average temperatures of between 60 ºF and 70 ºF. Browse our range of Bath vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

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

Great family getaways are about spending time together and having new experiences. If you're looking for a home away from home that'll fit your entire crew, check out these large family vacation rentals in and around Bath:

  • With room enough for 8 guests over 5 bedrooms, "1 Mile Walk From Bath Yet Almost Isolated" is popular with big families. It features a nearby laundromat and nearby birdwatching activities and is located around 2 miles to the northeast of Bath.
  • Another comfy family escape is "3 Bedroom House Overlooking Marsh And Woods. Close To Head Beach". Around 5 miles to the south of Bath, it comes with 3 bedrooms, space for up to 9 guests, a barbecue grill and a kitchen.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Bath?

Spending time with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Bath and make memories with the people you love the most:

  • "Renovated, Family Friendly Home With Ocean And Golf Views" - This popular retreat offers a kitchen and free toiletries and is located around 9 miles south of central Bath.
  • "Cozy Log Cabin - Walking Distance To Morse Mountain And 3 Miles From Popham Beach" - Another excellent option, this vacation rental comes with a fridge, a microwave oven and more. You'll find it around 10 miles to the south of Bath.

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

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Bath?

Romantic getaways, work trips or adventures all on your own — a one-bedroom vacation rental is an ideal solution for all sorts of occasions. One of these options in or near Bath is sure to be just the thing:

  • Consider "Apartment On Ocean, Dock, Private Neighborhood In Rural Setting", a great centrally located one-bedroom vacation property. A nearby waterfront and a kitchen are just two of the amenities here.
  • Or maybe "Cozy Cottage With Large Deck" is better suited. Another central one-bedroom option, this place has a kitchen, a nearby river and much more.