When visiting Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine a great option for lodging is to rent a cottage!
Like the endless variety of flora and fauna that can be found in Acadia National Park, you can find numerous cottage rental options for your group. From luxury summer homes on the ocean, to small rustic cabins and camps nestled in the woods, there’s something for every taste and price range when it comes to finding an Acadia vacation rental. All of the communities near the park including Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Seal Harbor, and Trenton, offer a wide range of cottage and cabin rentals to choose from.
Renting a cottage in Acadia can be a great way to share your vacation with friends and family – get a large group together and rent a house, spend vacation with other couples, or invite grandparents to join the family for a week. Enjoy the opportunity and great memories spending quality time with loved ones around the dinner table, playing lawn games, and exploring the area. Some cottages even come equipped with bikes and kayaks for adventures in the park.
Some cottages are part of larger collection of cabins or family compound situated on the waterfront, while others are on their own, offering a private getaway for your rental group. Renting a cottage can really make you feel like your home while on vacation. Tucked into lush pine forest or perched on the shore overlooking the bold ocean, Acadia cottages are a wonderful way to enjoy the beauty of the area from the moment you wake up!
Though many homes in the Acadia region are seasonal, you can still find quite a few that are available to rent year round. Acadia National Park is open all year, and it’s amazing to see the landscape change from season to season. Since it’s the off-season, winter rentals can be a significantly less expensive than rentals during the height of the summer season. No matter when you go, a vacation rental can be a great savings over traditional hotel options, especially if the cost of the cottage is split with another family or couple.
Families large and small enjoy the versatility of a cottage rental. Equipment for your small child such as cribs, highchairs, and playpens are often available in cottages upon request. Of course you can also bring any sort of equipment that your family will need from home.
Maine is a pretty dog friendly state and dogs are allowed in many parts of Acadia. A lot of cottages will allow your favorite family pet to join you in your rental for a small fee. Make sure to confirm that pets are allowed when booking your vacation home, keep your pet under voice or leash command at all times, and make sure to clean up after them.
By the sea or in the trees, with kids, pets, a group of friends, or for a romantic getaway, the options for vacation cottages are vast. When planning your next trip to Acadia National Park, no matter what the season, be sure to check out the many Acadia cottage rentals available.