Discover a selection of 435 vacation rentals in Rockport, 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 $225 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Rockport. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Idyllic ocean escapes in Rockport

Boasting one of the prettiest harbors on Maine's Atlantic seaboard, the town of Rockport enjoys a stunning coastal location, great access to local parks, trails and beaches and a picturesque downtown. Choose a Rockport vacation rental during the summer months for lazy beach days, exhilarating sailing on oh-so-blue waters and the gastronomic treats of the lobster shacks. Fall and springtime are more peaceful seasons for exploring the trails and beaches. Or, choose a Rockport vacation rental in the winter months to see this picture-perfect town under a dusting of snow or to ski, snowboard or toboggan at the Camden Snow Bowl.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Rockport

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Rockport a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camden Snow Bowl (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Owls Head State Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Maine State Prison Store (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Windsor Chairmakers (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Savage Oakes Vineyard and Winery (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Golfer's Crossing Mini Golf (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
Activities

Rockport's coastal charm

Lying halfway between its fellow picturesque coastal towns of Kennebunkport and Bar Harbor, Rockport is an ideal stopping-off point on any driving tour of Maine's Atlantic coast. Its pretty harbor, vibrant dining scene and inspiring galleries offer plenty of reasons to stay and explore. Head to Rockport Harbor's flower-filled Marine Park where you can pat the statue of the village's most famous resident, Andre the seal. From here, set sail from the little harbor, fish from the dock or stroll the coastal paths to the neighboring, and equally picturesque, port of Camden.

Weather

Rockport through the seasons

Winter sports enthusiasts can book a Rockport vacation rental December through March to enjoy the pistes at Camden Snow Bowl. Just 10 minutes from Rockport, it offers superb ski and toboggan runs with night skiing and stunning ocean vistas. In summer, temperatures climb into the 70s and the water calls. Don't miss the opportunity to head out on to the ocean yourself. Whether you hire a kayak to paddle round the calm waters of Rockport harbor or charter a schooner to explore the Rockport and Penobscot Bays under billowing sailcloth, you're sure of an unforgettable day out.

Natural features

Get outdoors in Rockport

Rockport is the ideal base for outdoor activities. You have world-class sailing, golfing, bicycling, birdwatching and hiking on the doorstep of any Rockport vacation rental. Or, head to Camden Hills State Park to climb Mount Battie for sweeping views over the local area, the forested hillsides and the Atlantic. From Rockwood, the Ragged Mountain Trail offers some of the best views in the region. Hike through hardwood forests to a granite mountain top where you can take in the scenery.

How to get there

How to get to and around Rockport

Fly into Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), the closest airport, located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Augusta, ME (AUG-Augusta State), which is 36.7 mi (59 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Rockport?

Whatever your getaway needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Rockport that's a match made in heaven. Take a peek at these favorites:

  • "Charming Cottage A Stroll To Camden Harbor" is a popular choice. Around 4 miles from Rockport, it has 2 bedrooms and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including a toaster and an oven.
  • "Spectacular Oceanfront Home - Midcoast Maine" is another top pick, offering 5 bedrooms, WiFi, cable/satellite TV services and more. It's around 18 miles from Rockport.

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

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

Whether you're on the lookout for a log cabin for a getaway with your besties or a family adventure, we have the ideal property for you. Consider one of these vacation rentals in or near Rockport and enjoy chilling out in nature for a while:

  • "Hand Crafted Log Cabin" is a great combination of outdoor fun and comfort. Make the most of top amenities here such as a fitness facility and pet-friendly services.
  • You won't have to forego any home comforts at "Rockport Log Cabin - A Peaceful Getaway In The Heart Of Midcoast Maine". This appealing option features a stovetop, a nearby marina and more.

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

If you've been busier than a squirrel in a nut factory, you deserve to get away for a few blissful days. Leave work early on Friday and head for one of these weekend getaways in or near Rockport:

  • Get comfortable at "Samoset Resort Condominium". Located around 1 mile to the southeast of Rockport, this delightful retreat has all you need for a relaxing stay, including a beach view and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Otherwise, create new memories with loved ones at "Nature In Your Front Yard - - - A Beauty From Sea And Mountains", which is around 1 mile to the west of Rockport. Take advantage of a firepit, spa and beauty services and more here.

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

Absolutely. If you're hunting down a simple yet stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently found in the heart of town. We recommend the following options in or near Rockport:

  • Enjoy some time out on your own or take a few buddies along to "Samoset Resort Condominium". You'll have plenty of amenities at your fingertips, including nearby museums and a restaurant dining guide.
  • "Nature In Your Front Yard - - - A Beauty From Sea And Mountains" is another top stay, providing all you could want for a dream Rockport escape. Handy amenities here include a firepit and off-street parking options.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Rockport?

Whether you're looking for a small apartment for you and a friend or a condo that'll fit the family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Rockport. These properties make a comfortable base for a quick trip:

  • If you only need to stay a couple of nights, "Nature In Your Front Yard - - - A Beauty From Sea And Mountains" is an excellent choice. It's not too far from the center of Rockport, so you'll be near all the top sights.
  • Another awesome option is "1 Bedroom Harbor Garden View Apartment". Round up your crew and enjoy a comfortable stay near the heart of Rockport.

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

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend trip. If you're eager to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Rockport that will get your heart racing:

  • Located around 4 miles from Rockport, "Charming Cottage A Stroll To Camden Harbor" is the perfect place for starry-eyed lovebirds. Beauty services and a dining table are some of the many amenities here.
  • Alternatively, spend your break sipping wine and canoodling at "Spectacular Oceanfront Home - Midcoast Maine", around 18 miles from Rockport. A nearby bay and outdoor furniture will help set the scene for romance.

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

Big groups mean big fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your entire crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Rockport and get your favorite people together under the same roof:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' nod of approval at "Schooners Landing - Luxury Oceanfront Home With Spectacular Lighthouse Views". Up to 14 people can stay at this property which has 4 bedrooms, a garden and a nearby waterfront. You'll find it around 6 miles to the south of Rockport.
  • "Island Waterfront Home, Maine" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 12 miles to the east of Rockport, has 8 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 guests. A fireplace and a water view are just a couple of things designed to make your stay even more memorable.

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

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool. Dust off your flamingo floatie and browse these rental houses in or near Rockport that feature this vacation perk:

  • Treat your loved ones to a memorable break at "Brand New Waterfront House Close To Town". There's plenty to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as a fridge and free toiletries.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a change of scenery at "Beautiful House, Big Tides, Magical Setting. Year Round Retreat". Along with an invigorating pool, you can also make use of a porch and nearby birdwatching activities.

Don't know how to pack your suitcase for your Rockport getaway? This popular destination has a humid continental climate. In the summertime, you can expect average temperatures of between 55 ºF and 70 ºF. Scroll through our range of Rockport vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

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

A family get-together should be one to remember. Whether you're planning some time away with the kids or a reunion with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Rockport offer a comfy home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • About 18 miles to the southwest of Rockport, "Spectacular Oceanfront Home - Midcoast Maine" has 5 bedrooms and can sleep up to 11 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a TV and a kitchen.
  • Another popular choice is "Eagle’s Nest; Maine Stunning Waterfront Home". This large rental is 2 miles southeast of Rockport and comes with a toaster, towels and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 10 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list.

If you're after family-friendly attractions around the area, you're spoiled for choice. Endless Summer Flower Farm, Oakland Park Bowling Lanes and Golfer's Crossing Mini Golf promise lots of fun for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Rockport?

Spending time with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near Rockport and create wonderful memories with your loved ones:

  • "Cabin - Enjoy The Quiet, The Calm, The Sunset And The Deck" - Around 17 miles southwest of central Rockport, this family-friendly escape comes with a dining table and a separate dining area.
  • "Fewo Kwh 4 Og "sonnenstübchen" - This stay is another family favorite and is around 14 miles south of Rockport. Offering a balcony, a DVD player and more, it'll get everyone's seal of approval.

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