Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Washington County getaway

Experience the unique character of Washington County with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.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.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Washington County

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Washington County has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Roque Bluffs State Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Quoddy Head State Park (25.3 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Seaside Chocolate (25.5 mi / 41 km)
  • Monica's Chocolates (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
  • Catherine Hill Winery (26.8 mi / 43.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Washington County

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

  • Jasper Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Roque Bluffs State Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • The Bold Coast (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Cobscook Bay State Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Quoddy Head State Park (25.3 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Roosevelt Campobello International Park (27 mi / 43.5 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Washington County?

Luxury villas, unique houseboats and quaint cottages — everyone's ideal place to stay is different. Whatever your tastes, you're sure to find something that makes your heart skip a beat among our top vacation rentals in Washington County:

  • "Oceanfront Paradise, Balcony, Boardwalk": This Lubec escape comes with 2 bedrooms and is highly rated among guests. Amenities such as a fireplace and beach towels will help you feel right at home.
  • "Cottage Style Home With Well Appointed Kitchen Nice View And Short Walk To Beach": Put your luggage down and your weary feet up at this pick of the bunch in Lubec. It features 3 bedrooms, an electric kettle, a nearby bay and more.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Washington County?

For a completely different vacation experience, book a tiny house rental in Washington County. We warn you though — after you've stayed in a tiny house, the temptation to downsize and move into one of these pocket-sized digs will be hard to resist!

  • Enjoy a simpler way of living at "2 - Acre Dome + Tiny House Cabin On Ocean W". Amenities at this small wonder in Steuben include a beach, an electric kettle and more.
  • "A Place To Be Tiny Home On The Back 40 Acres Farm" comes with a range of comforts, such as coffee and tea making facilities and a fridge. Located in Mount Vernon, you'll be able to live big in this small but nicely designed abode.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Washington County?

There's something enticing about holing up in a log cabin where it's only you, your favorite people and the nature around you. Leave behind the buzz of big cities and towns and retreat to one of these wooden havens in Washington County:

  • "Beddington Lake Log Cabin - Private Lakefront Home" in Beddington proves you don't need to stay in a tent to get back to nature. Ditch camping for this cabin's creature comforts, which include a barbecue grill and a stovetop.
  • Let your inner Davy Crockett run free at "Bear Beach Maine Oceanfront Log Cabin". This log cabin in Cutler will put you in the heart of the great outdoors while offering amenities such as a kitchen island and a nearby waterfront.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Washington County?

While extended vacations to new places are unforgettable, there's something undeniably lovely about embarking on a weekend getaway. These rentals in Washington County are perfect for just that:

  • "Solitude Awaits In This Off The Grid Cabin On Cathance Lake" - Found in Cooper, this rental offers its guests amenities like a nearby laundromat and a barbecue grill.
  • "Lake Front Property With Gorgeous Views Of Big Lake" - This is another terrific place where you can unwind for a couple of days. Take advantage of outdoor furniture, a TV and more during your stay at this Cooper property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Washington County?

Studio apartments are often smaller in size, but it's difficult to top their accessible locations and modest price tags. Whether you're traveling by yourself or with a few pals, consider booking one of these terrific studio apartments in Washington County:

  • Settle in and get comfy at "Flagpole View Cabins - Deluxe Cabin", situated in Omis. There are plenty of amenities to make use of here, including free toiletries and a washing machine.
  • Otherwise, use "Flagpole View Cabins - King Cabin" as a base to get out and see the sights. This popular retreat is in Columbia Falls and offers free toiletries and towels.

Can I find short term rentals in Washington County?

Book yourself an affordable cabin or live it up in a high-end apartment. Vrbo has a great selection of short-term rentals to choose from in Washington County. Take a look at these options for some inspiration:

  • Set up camp near the center of Cooper and spend your days checking out the sights from "Solitude Awaits In This Off The Grid Cabin On Cathance Lake". Along with its handy location, this retreat has everything you need to make your vacation comfortable.
  • Alternatively, bunk down for day or two at "Lake Front Property With Gorgeous Views Of Big Lake" and explore the highlights of North Washington. This getaway also caters to short-stay guests and is a great choice if you like to be near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Washington County?

Whether you've been with each other for a few months, a year or forever, there's nothing like a romantic weekend getaway to fan the flames of love. If you're after a dreamy place to spend a few days with your other half, you'll be enamored with these retreats:

  • Catch up on cuddles and quality time at "Oceanfront Paradise, Balcony, Boardwalk" in Lubec. A fireplace and a nearby bay are some of the little touches on offer here.
  • Another tempting option is "Cottage Style Home With Well Appointed Kitchen Nice View And Short Walk To Beach" in Lubec. Enjoy amenities here including a nearby bay and outdoor furniture, in addition to each other's company.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Washington County?

There's no shortage of houses with a pool in Washington County, so pack your swim gear and get ready to spend your days enjoying yourself in the water. Here are two top options that'll give you inspiration:

  • Little kids, big kids, parents — everyone will want to chill by the pool at "Weekly Private House Rental With Access To Atv Trail". Take your loved ones on a trip to this Jonesboro rental house which also features nearby ecotour services and a DVD player.
  • Lounge beside the water while the kids splash about at "Judy's House - Family Friendly 3 Bed". This property in Au offers a range of conveniences to keep guests happy and comfortable, such as a garden and a fridge.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Washington County?

There's nothing like a vacation to bring a family together, but first, you need to find a space that'll let the magic happen. These large family vacation rentals in Washington County come with all the room you need to spread out and relax with your loved ones:

  • Located in Dennysville, "Pet - Friendly Fully Equipped Cottage With Water View In Downeast Maine" has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 7 guests. A couple of the conveniences here include a fridge and a video library.
  • Another top option, "Charming Lakeside Home, Dream Location" in Grand Lake Stream comes with 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A DVD player and free toiletries will keep all the crew comfortable and content.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Washington County?

Renting a cabin in Washington County is the perfect excuse to spend precious time with the family. Feast your eyes on these fantastic options:

  • "Country Cottage With Gardens" - Escape your busy work routine at this Brooksville retreat which provides nearby whale-watching activities and a separate dining area.
  • "Pine Grove Cottages: Cottage 3: Studio Cottage" - Make fond memories with the kiddos at this favorite cabin. Located in Hammett's Crossing, it features a porch, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

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

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