Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Boothbay, 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 $87 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Boothbay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Boothbay: a little slice of coastal heaven

Boothbay encompasses a small area along the Maine coastal and includes the villages of East Boothbay and Trevett. It's a hive of activity during the summer, when travelers descend on the area for some fun in the sun. With its proximity to the sea, it's unsurprising that the town's main industry is fishing and those freshly-caught catches make it onto most restaurants' menus. Days are best spent on the beach with the family or grabbing some water sports equipment and paddling along the beautiful waterways. If the weather takes a turn, there's no shortage of attractions like the aquarium to dive into.

Things to do

Aquariums and botanical gardens in Boothbay

Off the water, you'll find an equally impressive list of things to do near your Boothbay vacation rental. Botanists won't be disappointed by the 250-acre Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, which is filled with native and exotic flora. The Maine State Aquarium is great for kids who can discover what the ocean life is all about. Alternatively, history buffs with an interest in railroads shouldn't skip the Boothbay Railway Village. If you're in town at the right time, you might be lucky enough to catch one of the many annual festivities from Windjammer Days to Fisherman's Festival.


Paddle along at your own pace in Boothbay

Most of Boothbay's things to do involve the surrounding waterways. You can hop on rented kayaks to spend sunny days paddling around the islands and harbor or, if that sounds like too much effort, see this beautiful part of Maine from the back of a traditional wooden schooner, on one of the daily high-season cruises. You can't truly say you've been to Maine until you've experienced the time-old tradition of lobstering and if angling is your thing, bring your rod and set up on the banks to cast the line in search of a big one.


Boothbay is a hive of activity in summer

The peak season firmly sits in the summertime period, when the sun is almost always shining and the temperatures reach the high 70s. You won't be the only one with the idea of booking a Boothbay vacation rental between July and August though. Families with kids off school descend upon the town for a break from the city. If you'd rather save your bucks for the water sports or the seafood restaurants and you don't mind a cooler temperature, consider visiting in spring or fall instead, when the crowds have all but disappeared.

Natural features

Keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales in Boothbay

Even if wildlife spotting isn't for you, it's impossible not to come to face-to-face with coastal critters. One of the most special is spotting puffins, the only place in the United States where it is possible to do so and best done from one of the daily cruises. While you're at sea, keep your eyes peeled for sightings of magnificent humpback whales, which swim into the harbour from mid-April. Back on land, birdwatchers will be happy with the 140 species of recorded native and migratory birds which can be seen around the waterways and marshes near your Boothbay vacation rental.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Boothbay

The nearest airport is in Wiscasset, ME (ISS), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 14.8 mi (23.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Boothbay, ME?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 542 vacation rentals around Boothbay. From 232 house rentals to 229 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 water-view property in Boothbay?

You won't find any views of the walls of your neighbor's house in this area. Splendid waterfront scenes and easy breezy days with your crew are the only things in your sights now. Vrbo has no less than 233 waterfront vacation rentals in this destination. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options for this destination include:

  • 208 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 201 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 168 oceanfront vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Boothbay?

If you want an authentic vacation experience and love having lots of room to move, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 220 options listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $85 per night. If that doesn't suit your family's style, we have a range of other rental options to pick from, such as:

  • Cottage: 204 vacation homes. Prices start from $93 per night.
  • Apartment: 34 vacation homes. Prices start from $95 per night.
  • Cabin: 32 vacation homes. Prices start from $123 per night.

Can I stay in Boothbay in a large group?

It can be difficult finding the time to relax with your extended family and friends. A getaway is the perfect way to come together. If you were planning to kick back under the same roof, Vrbo has options for you. The most popular choice for big groups here are house vacation homes, and we have 77 available. If you're wanting to stay in a large group, the vacation properties that can cater to you include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 330 vacation homes perfect for that size. Spend a night for as little as $114.
  • Need a vacation rental for 8 guests? We have 144 that will serve you well. You can get one for as little as $123 per night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 10 guests? We've got 80 vacation homes that will suit. Prices start from $150 per night.

So never fear! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your brother and all your buddies to Boothbay.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Boothbay?

Vrbo is here to help you make memories with the people you hold dear. With a fantastic range of thrifty rentals, it won't be difficult to find a fabulous pad that fits the whole group. Pemaquid Beach is a good area to check out if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 25 rentals, and the average price is an agreeable $208 per night. Another 17 Vrbo rentals are available in or around Pemaquid Harbor. With an average price of $234 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging about.

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