Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Jefferson

The forests, lake and ocean views display a scene truly unique to Jefferson. Travelers appreciate the shopping in this relaxing city. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Jefferson

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Jefferson a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hidden Valley Nature Center (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Camden Snow Bowl (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jefferson

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Jefferson. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Viles Arboretum (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Capitol Park (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Kennebec River Rail Trail (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Augusta Mill Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Dodge Point Public Reserved Land (15.6 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jefferson

Fly into Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Wiscasset, ME (ISS), which is 20.2 mi (32.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Jefferson, ME?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 267 vacation rentals around Jefferson. From 107 house rentals to 129 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 Jefferson?

The lulling sounds, the immeasurable sense of serenity, the divine views... is there anything sweeter than being around water? Vrbo has no less than 97 vacation rentals with waterfront views in this destination. Searching for a different vacation vibe? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options here include:

  • 92 shore-front vacation rentals.
  • 90 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 83 ocean-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Jefferson?

If you're searching for a home away from home this vacation, renting an entire house is a terrific idea. You and the gang will have the space you need for all manner of vacation activities. There are 116 options currently available on Vrbo. Prices start at $125 a night. If that doesn't suit your family's style, we've got a number of different property types available, such as:

  • Cottage: 115 vacation homes. Prices start from $100 per night.
  • Cabin: 26 vacation homes. Prices start from $108 per night.
  • Apartment: 14 vacation homes. Prices start from $104 per night.

Can I stay in Jefferson in a large group?

Whether you're embarking on a trip with the extended fam or spending a week away with your old school friends, it's always heaps of fun hanging out under the one roof! And the great news is that Vrbo has options that'll suit. House vacation homes are the preferred option here for large groups of guests. Our database presently has 46 available. Rental properties in this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 111 vacation homes perfectly suited for that size. Spend a night from just $110.
  • If you have 8 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to find out that there are 40 vacation homes perfect. Prices start at $123 a night.
  • Seeking out rentals suitable for 5 people? You'll be pleased to know we have 26 that'll be ideal. You can score one from just $108 a night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can bring your dad, your cousin and all your mates to Jefferson.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Jefferson?

Vrbo has a wide range of excellent budget-friendly rentals. Treat your group to an extravagant night on the town or stay for a few extra days with all the dollars you save. South China is a good area to consider if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 6 rentals, and the average price is an affordable $173 per night. There are another 23 Vrbo rentals waiting to be booked in or around Tenants Harbor. The average price in this area is $179 a night.

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