Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Damariscotta, 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $112 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Damariscotta. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The artsy area of Damariscotta awaits your stay

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Damariscotta. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Damariscotta

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Damariscotta has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maine State Aquarium (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Maine State Prison Store (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Boothbay Golf Course (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Dolphin Mini Golf (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Pemaquid Craft Co-op (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Damariscotta

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Damariscotta is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Damariscotta Lake (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Pemaquid Beach Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Barrett Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Fisherman's Memorial Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Damariscotta

The nearest airport is in Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State), located 23.9 mi (38.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Wiscasset, ME (ISS), which is 10.7 mi (17.3 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Damariscotta?

Whether you want a cozy retreat for you and your honey or somewhere roomy to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Damariscotta. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Around 10 miles from the center of Damariscotta, it's hard to beat "Westport Island Cabin On The River With Private Dock. Drive". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like off-street parking options and heating.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "The Coal Shack: Pet - Friendly Harborfront Studio In Downtown Boothbay". Located around 14 miles from the heart of Damariscotta, it has 1 bedroom and comes with cable/satellite TV services and an ice maker.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Damariscotta?

For a unique kind of experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Damariscotta. We'll warn you though — after you've stayed in a tiny house, the temptation to move into one of these fun-sized digs will be tough to resist!

  • Look forward to a simpler way of living at "Waterfront Tiny House Cottage". Amenities at this tiny house in Boothbay Harbor include off-street parking options and a barbecue grill.
  • Alternatively, book a couple of nights at "New Updated Tiny House: Walk To Wiscasset Village". Located in Edgecomb, this tiny abode comes with a barbecue grill and games.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Damariscotta?

Vrbo has some delightful log cabins available in and near Damariscotta. Get the rustic cabin experience while staying in the middle of nature at either of these impressive properties:

  • "Charming Log Cabin, Bay Views, Easy Access To Rocky Shoreline" works hard to make sure your Damariscotta vacation is everything you hoped it would be. With amenities that include a garden and a barbecue grill to make life easy, all you've got to do is chill out and enjoy your break.
  • You won't have to give up any modern comforts at "Log Cabin In Boothbay Harbor Maine". This escape features games, a kitchen and more.

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

There's nothing like a quick escape to reenergize your batteries. Pack your overnight bag and get comfy in one of these irresistible weekend getaways in and near Damariscotta:

  • Enjoy a change of scenery at "Cozy Waterfront Cottage In Mid", which is around 8 miles to the west of central Damariscotta. There's plenty of adventure and nature to keep you busy here. Try some hiking and biking and golf or simply take in the sights of Winslow Memorial Park and Josephine Newman Audubon Sanctuary.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Our Comfortable Cottage Sits On A Dock Close To Town". Approximately 14 miles southwest of Damariscotta, fun activities around here include basketball and snorkeling. More into sightseeing? Plan an excursion to Maine State Aquarium and Gulf of Maine.

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

Enjoy the culture and lifestyle of Damariscotta from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you'd like to escape on your own or have a good time with friends, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment for rent in or near Damariscotta:

  • Make "The Coal Shack: Pet - Friendly Harborfront Studio In Downtown Boothbay" your home for a few days or more. This appealing property features amenities including nearby birdwatching activities and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, escape to "Cozy Waterfront Cottage In Mid", which offers conveniences including an iron and ironing board and a nearby waterfront.

There are plenty of attractions around Damariscotta to put on your to-do list. Nourish the culture lover in you with a visit to The Boothbay Playhouse and Carousel Music Theater.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Damariscotta?

Yes, you certainly can! Vrbo's short-term rentals in Damariscotta are a refreshing alternative to a lackluster hotel room. Offering many creature comforts of home, you'll effortlessly shift into vacation mode as soon as you arrive. Try these fabulous rentals on for size:

  • Book a few nights at "Olde Post Office Cottage" in central Damariscotta. Here, you'll enjoy easy access to popular attractions such as Edgecomb Potters Gallery.
  • Also not far from the center, "Waterfront Home On Beautiful Biscay Pond In Maine" is another option to consider. After sightseeing inspiration while you're in the area? Midcoast Kayak is a good start.

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

Share your stay and have even more fun. Whether you're organizing an active escape with buddies or a family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and around Damariscotta:

  • A nice range of amenities including a garden and a kitchen make "Close To Round Pond Harbor And All That Mid" a top pick. This popular getaway has 7 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From the center of Damariscotta, it's around 6 miles away to the south.
  • "Maine Village Properties 5 Ac Units" is another terrific option. It's around 9 miles to the west of Damariscotta, has 8 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A kitchen and an oven are among the things designed to make your visit even more memorable.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool is hands down the most fun. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Damariscotta and spend your time splashing about. Just don't forget your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Pack your swimsuit and make yourself comfortable at "Water Front Post And Beam Guest House "thyme And Tide". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a nearby laundromat and a dining table.
  • Alternatively, spend your break at "Waterfront House On Muscongus Sound". As well as its inviting pool, you'll also have use of outdoor furniture and a living room.

Damariscotta has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 55 ºF and 70 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summertime to visit. Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Damariscotta vacation rental and plan your escape for any time of year.

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

It's always more fun when you share wonderful times with the people closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family reunion or reuniting with friends, we'll have a large vacation rental to suit your needs. These are two of our best in and around Damariscotta:

  • Sleeping as many as 7 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Waterfront Home With Beautiful Sunsets Overlooking The Damariscotta River" is the ideal place to hang out with the family. This retreat is 2 miles to the west of Damariscotta and has creature comforts that include outdoor furniture and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Family Friendly Home With Panoramic Water Views And Amazing Sunsets" is also a top pick for families. It's around 3 miles to the east of Damariscotta, has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 guests. Handy amenities here include pet-friendly facilities and books.

When it's time to get out and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone happy and entertained. Monkey C Monkey Do, Pemaquid Beach Park and Maine State Aquarium should be at the top of your must-do list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Damariscotta?

Nothing is more important than family, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Damariscotta and create wonderful new memories with your loved ones:

  • "Idyllic Post And Beam Cottage On Quiet Fresh Water Lake" - Located around 4 miles northeast of central Damariscotta, this family-friendly escape comes with a balcony and childrens activities.
  • "Cabin - Damariscotta Lake Camp - Jefferson" - Another terrific option, this vacation rental comes with a separate dining area, childrens activities and more. You'll find it around 7 miles to the north of Damariscotta.

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