Discover a selection of 163 vacation rentals in Spruce Head, Spruce Head 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 air conditioning and WiFi. Prices start at $100 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Spruce Head. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Savor Spruce Head's sedate pace of life

Jutting out into the deep blue Atlantic Ocean, about halfway down Maine's rugged coast, Spruce Head is the quintessential Eastern Seaboard waterfront community. Pick a Spruce Head vacation rental for your next getaway, and you can look forward to laid-back days exploring gently bustling fishing harbors, unspoiled sandy beaches, towering lighthouses and charmingly old-fashioned villages replete with dazzling white clapboard houses. Family-run restaurants will make you feel right at home, with warm welcomes and mouthwatering local specialties like buttery lobster rolls and deep-filled wild blueberry pies. Should you feel like exploring further afield, the vibrant resort towns of Camden and Rockport are a short drive or bracing bike ride away.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Spruce Head

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Spruce Head a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maine State Prison Store (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Owls Head State Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Samoset Resort Golf Course (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Camden Snow Bowl (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Breakwater Vineyards (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Golfer's Crossing Mini Golf (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)

Seafaring adventures at Spruce Head

Spruce Head's seafaring culture may well inspire you to take to the open water yourself. Rent a canoe or kayak and explore the coast's dramatic scenery and secluded bays at your leisure. If that sounds too much like hard work, join a sightseeing cruise and focus instead on acquiring the perfect set of vacation photos. If you're interested in local industry, embark on a lobstering tour, and learn all about how the seafood delicacy is harvested. Meanwhile shopaholics should make a beeline for chic Camden, where you'll find an irresistible array of independent fashion boutiques, gourmet food shops and quirky homeware stores.


Lovely summers in Spruce Head

While this corner of Maine is fairly tranquil at all times of year, Spruce Head vacation rentals are particularly sought-after between June and August. The summer weather is generally warm rather than uncomfortably hot, with plenty of clear blue skies and sunshine. Late spring and early fall are also great times to visit, with pleasantly mild days and fewer out-of-towners. The winter cold serves as a deterrent to many vacationers, but frequent snowfall provides plenty of natural beauty.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Spruce Head

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Spruce Head is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandy Beach (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Rockland Harbor Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Owls Head State Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Laite Memorial Beach (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Megunticook Lake (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Spruce Head

The nearest airport is in Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Wiscasset, ME (ISS), which is 29 mi (46.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Spruce Head?

Whether you're looking for a cozy retreat for you and your sweetie or a sprawling house to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Spruce Head. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Around 16 miles from the center of Spruce Head, you'll want to keep coming back to "Charming Cottage A Stroll To Camden Harbor". It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including a coffee grinder and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Spectacular Oceanfront Home - Midcoast Maine" also promises a memorable escape, offering 5 bedrooms, a kitchen, a dining table and more. It's around 11 miles from Spruce Head.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Spruce Head?

Whether you're looking to rent a log cabin for a getaway with your close friends or a family trip, Vrbo has you covered. Lock in one of these great vacation rentals in or near Spruce Head and enjoy being surrounded by nature for a while:

  • "Hand Crafted Log Cabin" is the perfect combination of outdoor adventure and creature comforts. Make the most of top amenities here including a stovetop and a fitness facility.
  • After a huge day of outdoor adventures, chill out at "Rockport Log Cabin - A Peaceful Getaway In The Heart Of Midcoast Maine". This cozy property comes with a host of features, including high-speed internet services and spa and beauty services.

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

We all deserve an escape from the daily grind occasionally. If you're yearning for a couple of uninterrupted mornings in bed hugging a coffee, there's no shortage of fabulous weekend getaways in and near Spruce Head. Check out a few of our favorites:

  • "Quiet Ocean Home, With Views From Every Room With Availability Aug. 20" is around 1 mile northeast of Spruce Head and the perfect place to relax and unwind. You'll appreciate the useful amenities here, including free toiletries and nearby museums.
  • "Ocean's Edge, 3 Bedroom, Newly Renovated" is another top-rated option. It's around 1 mile to the east of Spruce Head and features nearby museums, off-street parking options and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Spruce Head?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but they pack a mighty punch when it comes to convenience and location. Put your bags down at one of these welcoming studio apartments in and around Spruce Head:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Charming "guest Room Plus" In Oceanfront Cottage". Lock in a few nights or more at this popular abode and you'll have access to a nearby bay and a nearby laundromat.
  • "Waterfront Home In St. George, Maine" is another superb stay, providing all you could need for the perfect Spruce Head retreat. Handy amenities here include a washing machine and heating.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Spruce Head?

Whether you're searching for a compact apartment for two or a townhouse big enough for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Spruce Head. These properties are an ideal base for a whirlwind visit:

  • For a fantastic few nights away, it's tough to beat "Cozy Waterfront Cottage With Classic Maine Charm". It's nice and close to the center of Spruce Head, along with loads of things to see and do.
  • "Seabreeze Cove Waterfront Cottage" is also ideally located. Settle in here and find out why guests rate this getaway highly.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Spruce Head?

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you'd like to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Spruce Head that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Put on some love songs and kick back together at "Charming Cottage A Stroll To Camden Harbor". Around 16 miles from Spruce Head, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend away, including beauty services and outdoor furniture.
  • "Spectacular Oceanfront Home - Midcoast Maine" is another retreat that'll impress. It's about 11 miles from Spruce Head and comes with a nearby bay and a restaurant dining guide.

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

Take a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Spruce Head and forget about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • A wealth of amenities including a nearby waterfront and a garden make "Rocky Bay Is A Waterfront Home With Dock" a winner. This sizable getaway has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. From the heart of Spruce Head, it's around 2 miles away to the west.
  • Nothing takes priority over hanging out with loved ones, and "3 Water View Units Combined For Large Families" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 6 miles to the southwest of Spruce Head, as many as 19 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A garden and an ocean view are among the various amenities on offer here.

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

Nothing says fun times like a pool. Pump up your inflatable swan and browse these houses in or near Spruce Head that feature this vacation perk:

  • Pack your swimming gear and book a few days or more at "Beautiful House, Big Tides, Magical Setting. Year Round Retreat". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a garden and a stereo.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Brand New Waterfront House Close To Town". Along with an invigorating pool, you can also make use of a dishwasher and outdoor furniture.

Spruce Head has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 60 ºF to 65 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Spruce Head vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

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

It's always more fun when you share those special memories with the ones that are closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family catch-up or celebrating a special occasion with your best friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's right for you. Here are two of our best in and around Spruce Head:

  • Get your nearest and dearest together at "Spectacular Oceanfront Home - Midcoast Maine", which has 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 11 guests. This getaway is located 11 miles to the west of Spruce Head and features amenities such as a microwave oven and a living room.
  • Another top option is "La Fleur, Exquisite New Home Close To The Ark". This large rental is 1 mile east of Spruce Head and features a living room, books and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you want to see some family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to go far. Endless Summer Flower Farm, Oakland Park Bowling Lanes and Golfer's Crossing Mini Golf offer fun for young and old.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Spruce Head?

Take a break with your kiddos in a family cabin rental in or near Spruce Head and get ready to build some lovely new memories together. Here are a couple we think you'll love:

  • "Cabin - Enjoy The Quiet, The Calm, The Sunset And The Deck" - This popular retreat offers a barbecue grill and a TV and is located approximately 9 miles west of central Spruce Head.
  • "Fewo Kwh 4 Og "sonnenstübchen" - Another fabulous choice, this rental comes with a kitchen, pet-friendly facilities and more. You'll find it around 3 miles to the west of Spruce Head.

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