Discover a selection of 15 vacation rentals in South Thomaston, 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 $100 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in South Thomaston. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

A classic New England break

The small town of South Thomaston, due south of Rockland, is a quintessential Maine community on the banks of tidal saltmarshes. As an established fishing and resort town, it's an ideal place to get away from the crowds and enjoy the best that Maine has to offer. Less expensive than other parts of the Maine coastline, but within easy reach of some great activities and stunning scenery, your South Thomaston vacation rental will constitute a memorable experience for the whole family. It offers a peaceful and laidback atmosphere in a classic New England setting by the ocean.

Things to do

A museum to intrigue anyone

Although a little R&R is top of the agenda for most vacationers staying in a South Thomaston vacation rental, there are some great things to keep you busy if you can drag yourself away from the beach. The Owls Head Transportation Museum displays an impressive collection of vintage motorcars and airplanes in its large hanger. At weekends, live demonstrations entertain children and adults alike. The General Henry Knox Museum with its renowned gift shop, the Sail Power and Steam Museum and the Maine Lighthouse Museum are all a stone's throw from South Thomaston.


Rugged coasts and lobster feasts

With several points of interest and local landmarks, the area around your South Thomaston vacation rental provides numerous opportunities for scenic walks. You can clamber over the granite coastline to discover rockpools teeming with life or visit one of the many local restaurants known for their first-rate seafood. A short drive and you could arrive in Rockland where, for 5 days every August, they hold the Maine Lobster Festival. Every year, tens of thousands of people from all corners of the world come to eat more than 20,000 pounds of the crustacean in celebration of the state's most famous dish.

Natural features

Wise owls and lighthouse beams

The Owls Head State Park, west of your South Thomaston vacation rental, is a great place to picnic and watch the local wildlife at play. From the 19th-century lighthouse on the granite cliffs above Penobscot Bay there is a wonderful view of the ocean and the birds that nest in the cliff-face below. As the name suggests, several different owl species can also be seen in the park. A gentle walk along the trails and through the pines might award any keen-eyed naturalist the chance to tick off great horned owls, northern saw-whet owls and more.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around South Thomaston

The nearest airport is in Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), located 1.8 mi (2.9 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 29.7 mi (47.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near South Thomaston?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around South Thomaston that's a match made in heaven. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Around 12 miles from the center of South Thomaston, you'll find it hard to resist "Charming Cottage A Stroll To Camden Harbor". It has 2 bedrooms and a range of amenities including mountain views and books.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Spectacular Oceanfront Home - Midcoast Maine". Located around 11 miles from the heart of South Thomaston, it has 5 bedrooms and comes with a nearby bay and a music library.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near South Thomaston?

You'll find some wonderful log cabins to rent in and around South Thomaston. Enjoy the rustic cabin experience while vacationing in the heart of nature at one of these impressive options:

  • "Hand Crafted Log Cabin" is the perfect combination of outdoor adventure and comfort. Take advantage of amenities here including a stovetop and off-street parking options.
  • After a long day of outdoor activities, wind down at "Rockport Log Cabin - A Peaceful Getaway In The Heart Of Midcoast Maine". This cozy escape comes with high-speed internet services and a stovetop.

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

Escape the treadmill of daily life at one of our weekend getaways in or near South Thomaston. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend quality time with your partner, there'll be something to suit your needs. These top-rated options are hard to beat:

  • "Sunlit Comfort On Private Waterfront" is around 1 mile southeast of South Thomaston and will be just the thing to refresh your spirit. You'll like the amenities here, including outdoor furniture and a firepit.
  • Alternatively, create new memories with your gang at "Charming "guest Room Plus" In Oceanfront Cottage", which is around 2 miles to the southeast of South Thomaston. You'll have use of a boat, nearby museums and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around South Thomaston?

Studio apartments may be small, but they pack a mighty punch when it comes to location and convenience. Throw your bags down at one of these sought-after studio apartments in or near South Thomaston:

  • After a day filled with outdoor exploration, put your feet up and relax at "Charming "guest Room Plus" In Oceanfront Cottage". Coffee and tea making facilities and golf are just some of the amenities on offer here.
  • An equally good property is "Waterfront Home In St. George, Maine". Don't let it's compact size fool you — this comfy apartment is filled with convenient amenities like a TV, a boat and plenty more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near South Thomaston?

From modern apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your vacation sorted. Here are just two of our popular picks in and around South Thomaston:

  • For a memorable few nights away, it's hard to go past "Charming Ocean - Front 2 - Bedroom Cottage With Spectacular Views". It's near the center of South Thomaston, in addition to lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • Another great choice is "Maine Ocean Front Cottage With Spectacular Views". Round up your favorite people and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of South Thomaston.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near South Thomaston?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your other half away for a couple of leisurely days at one of these popular escapes in or near South Thomaston:

  • Put on some soft music and kick back together at "Charming Cottage A Stroll To Camden Harbor". Around 12 miles from South Thomaston, this property has all you need for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and shopping facilities.
  • "Spectacular Oceanfront Home - Midcoast Maine" is another terrific option guaranteed to woo you. It's about 11 miles from South Thomaston and has a nearby bay and a balcony.

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

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding a place that'll easily fit your whole gang. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around South Thomaston and get everyone together under one roof:

  • You'll have loads of space to move around at "Schooners Landing - Luxury Oceanfront Home With Spectacular Lighthouse Views". Around 3 miles northeast of South Thomaston, this generously sized property has 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 14 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a water view and a firepit.
  • Nothing is more important than being with the people you love, and "Rocky Bay Is A Waterfront Home With Dock" makes it easy to do that. Located around 3 miles to the south of South Thomaston, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A nearby waterfront and a kitchen are among the various amenities you'll have at hand.

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

Having access to a pool is always a nice perk when you're vacationing, especially if you're bringing the kids. Stay and splash the days away at one of these houses with a pool in or near South Thomaston:

  • Make every day a pool day at "Brand New Waterfront House Close To Town". A toaster and childrens activities are a couple of the other amenities that help make this place a winner.
  • "Beautiful House, Big Tides, Magical Setting. Year Round Retreat" is another popular option. After you've enjoyed a relaxing dip with the fam, take advantage of other conveniences like nearby birdwatching activities and towels.

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

No matter if your ideal escape is high in the mountains or down by the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with people you love. Stay in one of these large family vacation rentals in or near South Thomaston and bring along the whole gang:

  • Get everyone under the same roof at "Spectacular Oceanfront Home - Midcoast Maine", which has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 11 guests. This escape is around 11 miles to the southwest of South Thomaston and features amenities such as a living room and childrens activities.
  • "Sunlit Comfort On Private Waterfront" also offers the space you need to live it up with loved ones. This rental is around 1 mile to the southeast of central South Thomaston and accommodates 7 guests in its 4 bedrooms. Books and a living room will help keep everyone happy and comfortable.

When you're ready to get out and explore, there are lots of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Endless Summer Flower Farm, Oakland Park Bowling Lanes and Golfer's Crossing Mini Golf should be on your itinerary.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near South Thomaston?

Cozy up with the kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near South Thomaston and get set to make some unforgettable memories together. Here are some of our favorites:

  • "Cabin - Enjoy The Quiet, The Calm, The Sunset And The Deck" - Enjoy fun and good times with your gang at this getaway, which is around 9 miles southwest of the center of South Thomaston. Free toiletries and a toaster are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Fewo Kwh 4 Og "sonnenstübchen" - This cabin is another top pick with families and is around 5 miles southwest of South Thomaston. Offering a nearby laundromat, a dining table and more, it'll get everyone's nod of approval.

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