Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Kennebunk, 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $171 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Kennebunk. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Kennebunk welcomes you to the Maine event

Following the Mousam River inland from the Gulf of Maine on the Atlantic Ocean, the idyllic town of Kennebunk is the picture-perfect image of Maine coastal living. First settled in 1621, the charming village, rocky coastlines, and waves crashing on the beaches look like something out of a movie. Together with the neighboring town of Kennebunkport, the Kennebunks are the epitome of the New England simple life. A Kennebunk vacation rental will have you rubbing elbows with a mix of vacationers and locals, and maybe even a former President or two. And of course, there's lobster and blueberries – this is Maine, after all.

Things to do

Your chance to snap the most photographed house in Maine

One visit to Kennebunk's Wedding Cake House, dating from 1825 and adorned with ornate Gothic scrollwork, and you'll understand why it's the most photographed house in the state. Get a taste of local history at the Kennebunk Inn, built in 1799, and the Brick Store Museum, opened during the Great Depression in 1936 and housing exhibits on local history, art, and culture. Head to Kennebunkport to shop in Dock Square and visit the quaint lobster village of Cape Porpoise. Be sure to wave to the Bush family at Walker's Point.

Activities

A bounty of birds, beaches, and blueberries

The Maine coast is world-famous, and a Kennebunk vacation rental is your chance to see why. The sands of Mother's Beach and Gooch's beach are the perfect place to take in the sunrises and crashing waves. Become one with nature at the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, where boardwalks meander through forests, rivers, and salt marshes, creating the perfect setting for unrivaled birdwatching and nature walks. Head to the Nature Conservancy Blueberry Barrens for 1,500 acres of nature trails and blueberry fields, where you can pick your own treats to bring home with you.

Weather

Debunking the myth that winter can't be fun

Kennebunk may see plenty of heavy snows from December to March, but the fun doesn't stop. Though the temperatures may drop below freezing starting in November and lasting till April, holiday celebrations and cozy eateries will have you forgetting the cold (just be sure to bundle up). Kennebunk vacation rentals are in peak demand during the warmest summer months of June to August, when high temps are in the 70s and the weather is perfect for exploring the coast. Fall sees brilliant foliage displays starting in September, so don't forget your cozy sweater and camera.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kennebunk

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Kennebunk. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farms (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Kennebunk Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Mother's Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Kennebunkport Village Green (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Gooch's Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kennebunk

The nearest airport is in Portland Intl. Jetport Airport (PWM), located 21.6 mi (34.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), which is 8.4 mi (13.6 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Kennebunk?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it's craving a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Kennebunk:

  • "New Year Round Rental - 1/4 Mile To Short Sands Beach And Downtown York" is a popular choice. Around 15 miles from Kennebunk, it has 4 bedrooms and loads of useful amenities, including a nearby zoo and towels.
  • Another appealing choice is "New Year Round Rental 1/4 Mile To Short Sands Beach And Downtown York Beach", which is around 15 miles from Kennebunk. With 4 bedrooms, spa and beauty services and a dryer, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

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

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

You need only step inside one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Kennebunk to recognize that awesome things really do come in tiny packages. Designed to maximize every inch of space, these fun-sized digs promise a big vacation experience:

  • Leave it all behind and escape to "Tiny Home Experience In Wells Beach Maine". This property in Wells packs plenty of comforts into its compact space, such as a fridge and air conditioning.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Tiny Home Steps From The Beach". Situated in Wells, this teensy abode comes with towels and a fridge.

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

Vrbo has some delightful log cabins for rent in and around Kennebunk. Get the rustic cabin experience while spending time in the middle of nature at either of these popular options:

  • "Quiet Secluded Log Cabin; The Cabin Is Part Of A 37 Acre Waterfront Complex" is a fabulous blend of outdoor adventure and creature comforts. Make use of amenities here including a kitchen and off-street parking options.
  • After a long day of being outdoors, rest and relax at "Mousam Lake Lodge Decorated 3 Bedroom Log Cabin W". This cozy escape comes with a host of features, including an oven and a firepit.

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

Nothing tops a short escape to revive your spirits. Pack your carry-on bag and get comfy in one of these weekend getaways in and near Kennebunk:

  • Leave the hustle and bustle behind at "Pristine Four Season Family Beach House. Walk To Beaches", which is around 8 miles to the south of Kennebunk. There's plenty of adventure and nature to keep you busy here. Go rafting and water skiing or just explore the sights of The Links at Outlook and Pine Point Beach.
  • Alternatively, leave your troubles behind at "Luxury 5/6 Bed 4 1/2 Bath - Family Friendly". Use it as a base to relax, or head out for some cycling and fishing. When you're ready to discover some nearby attractions, plan a visit to Kennebunk Dog Park and Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farms. This charming vacation rental is around 5 miles east of Kennebunk.

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

Studio apartments are a tough act to follow when it comes to convenience, character and location. Get comfy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Kennebunk and get a taste of the local culture:

  • Unpack your bags at "Oceanfront Condo Steps To 7 Mile Beach And Downtown Oob. 3rd Floor W". Amenities including off-street parking options and towels will help you feel at home here.
  • Alternatively, spend your vacation at "One Bedroom Condo, 84 Main, Kennebunk", which comes with conveniences including housekeeping services and a phone.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to explore even more of Kennebunk. Cultural attractions like Ogunquit Museum of American Art and Abacus will help you better understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Kennebunk?

Yes, you sure can! Vrbo's short-term rentals in Kennebunk provide a great alternative to your everyday hotel room. Offering many of the conveniences of home, you'll be able to slide right into vacation mode the instant you arrive. Try one of these amazing rentals on for size:

  • Positioned close to the center of Kennebunk, "Sunny And Peaceful Family Condo" is perfect for a short-term stay. Use it as a base to visit attractions like Bowl A Rama.
  • Or maybe "Only 1 Summer Week Still Available" is a better match. Explore nearby sights like Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course during the day and then relax in your comfy digs at night.

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

Nothing says "I love you" like planning a romantic weekend together. If you want to spend a couple of nights away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Kennebunk that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few passionate nights at "New Year Round Rental - 1/4 Mile To Short Sands Beach And Downtown York". Approximately 15 miles from Kennebunk, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like beauty services and shopping facilities.
  • Another option where you can spend a few precious days together is "New Year Round Rental 1/4 Mile To Short Sands Beach And Downtown York Beach". Located around 15 miles from Kennebunk, beauty services and shopping facilities add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Kennebunk?

You'll find some magnificent mansions for rent in and around Kennebunk. If you're looking for somewhere with lots of space as well as a large serve of wow factor, these stunners will not disappoint:

  • Style, character and charm — "Beautiful 10 Bedroom / 25 Bed - 1856 Ships Captains Mansion Near Ocean" has it all, and then some. Approximately 9 miles northeast of Kennebunk and offering a swimming pool and a fireplace, this gorgeous place is hard to beat.
  • Alternatively, score some major Brownie points and settle into "Stylish Authentic Majorcan Mansion In The Very Heart Of Wellknown Pollensa Town". It's situated 17 miles to the south of Kennebunk and offers amenities like a swimming pool, golf and more.

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

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

  • There's plenty of room to spread out at "New Year Round Rental - 1/4 Mile To Short Sands Beach And Downtown York". Around 15 miles south of Kennebunk, this generous retreat has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 16 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a garden and a kitchen.
  • "New Year Round Rental 1/4 Mile To Short Sands Beach And Downtown York Beach" is another terrific option. It's around 15 miles to the south of Kennebunk, has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 15 guests. A garden and a water park 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 Kennebunk?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool promises the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Kennebunk and spend your days splashing about. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable swan:

  • Treat the gang to a memorable break at "Pristine Four Season Family Beach House. Walk To Beaches". There's a lot to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as childrens activities and beach sun loungers.
  • "600' Of Waterfront Chauncey Creek House" is the sort of place you go to get away from the everyday and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its pool. A balcony and a kitchen are also on hand to make your stay as comfy as possible.

Curious what the weather is like in Kennebunk? It has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 60 ºF to 75 ºF. If you'd like more inspiration on places to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire range of Kennebunk vacation rentals.