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Top Destinations for a Weekend Getaway in Maine

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Discover Maine for a Charming Weekend Getaway

Located in New England, the state of Maine is famous for its spectacular scenery. From secluded islands, tranquil bays, and rugged shores to soaring mountains and glistening waters, this epic destination has everything to delight any vacationer. Its numerous fishing villages along its extensive coastline are a must-see.

City Breaks in Maine: Top Accommodations

House Harborside
Sep 7 - Sep 14
$114 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Nice House in Harborside with Yard & Grill

5.0
Outstanding (12 ratings)
Harborside, Brooksville, Maine
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Cottage Parsonsfield
Aug 31 - Sep 7
$189 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Family Friendly Cottage in Parsonsfield with Yard & Grill

4.9
Outstanding (73 ratings)
Parsonsfield, York County, Maine
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Cottage Old Orchard Beach
Sep 12 - Sep 19
$322 per night
Cottage ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Old Orchard Beach with Grill, Patio & Yard

4.6
Excellent (25 ratings)
Old Orchard Beach, York County, Maine
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The Best Weekend Getaway Destinations in Maine

The Best Weekend Getaway Destinations in Maine

Do you want to escape with your significant other to a quiet, forest cabin? With rocky coasts and rolling hills, Maine offers the perfect spots for a weekend getaway. Check out the following list for the best destinations to explore while in Maine.

  • 1. Portland

    This town has a little something for everyone, including couples or families. Stop at the Portland Museum of Art and marvel at the impressive artworks on display. The Victoria Mansion, an 1800s-era building, has a remarkable interior.

  • 2. Rockland

    Head to this art-oriented getaway and experience a friendly seaside community amid historical architecture. Take the little ones to the Coastal Children’s Museum to learn about the natural world.

  • 3. Bangor

    Stroll along the Orono Bog Boardwalk. Watch birds and other wildlife in this remote setting, and stop for a selfie at the Paul Bunyan statue. Before you leave, entertain yourself to an outdoor concert at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion.

  • 4. Kennebunkport

    With beautiful sandy beaches and Maine’s prized lighthouses, this destination is a favorite vacation spot for locals and visitors alike. Head to Dock Square and spend time browsing through its array of eclectic shops.

  • 5. Castine

    This town is popular among holidaymakers. Stray off the beaten path and explore the historic farms, forts, lighthouses and picturesque seaside. It's also home to several cabins and villas that make for wonderful overnight stays.

Best Places to Stay for City Breaks in Maine

Cabin South Sanford
Sep 21 - Sep 28
$136 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cabin in South Sanford with Grill & Patio

4.8
Outstanding (44 ratings)
South Sanford, Sanford, Maine
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House Harborside
Sep 7 - Sep 14
$114 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Nice House in Harborside with Yard & Grill

5.0
Outstanding (12 ratings)
Harborside, Brooksville, Maine
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Cottage Parsonsfield
Aug 31 - Sep 7
$189 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Family Friendly Cottage in Parsonsfield with Yard & Grill

4.9
Outstanding (73 ratings)
Parsonsfield, York County, Maine
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Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in Maine

Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in Maine

Maine boasts vast wilderness suitable for a wide range of adventures. There's plenty of recreational activities, even for those with smaller outdoor ambitions. Here are the top outdoor activities to keep you busy.

  • 1. Duck Tour

    Hop onto a land-and-sea vehicle and venture past Maine’s historic buildings, including City Hall, the US Customs House, and churches. It’s a fantastic way to familiarize yourself with the city.

  • 2. Whale watching

    Connect with nature by watching the world’s most enormous creatures about 20 miles off Maine's coast. The best time to catch a glimpse is in mid-April, when they migrate here to feed on plankton, copepods, and sand eels.

  • 3. Kayaking

    Maine is the place to get paddling, with whitewater, saltwater, and standing water. Take your kayak or canoe and roam from the Northwoods to the coast and southern Maine. Join the locals at their favorite inlets, streams, and tidal rivers for this thrilling watersport.

  • 4. Nightlife

    Visit Portland and savor the best of its nightlife attractions. With a reputation as Maine’s commercial and cultural center, the city rewards explorers with hidden treasures. Immerse yourself in the festive and vibrant atmosphere that makes Portland an entertainment hub.

  • 5. Shopping

    Freeport is Maine’s most popular shopping stop. Home of the legendary outfitter, L.L.Bean, it also has locally owned boutiques and national outlets. Walk around and enjoy the unique artwork, home décor, jewelry, and clothing.

Recommended Accommodations for City Breaks in Maine

House Old Orchard Beach
Aug 17 - Aug 24
$375 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Old Orchard Beach with Private Patio + Next to Beach

4.6
Excellent (45 ratings)
Old Orchard Beach, York County, Maine
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Cabin Willimantic
Sep 21 - Sep 28
$189 per night
Cabin ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cabin in Willimantic with Patio & Grill

4.7
Excellent (61 ratings)
Willimantic, Northeast Piscataquis, Maine
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Cottage Denmark
Sep 7 - Sep 14
$198 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Cottage in Denmark with Patio + Impressive Views

5.0
Outstanding (32 ratings)
Denmark, Oxford County, Maine
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What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in Maine

What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in Maine

You wouldn't want your vacation inconvenienced because of something you forgot to bring along. Always make sure your suitcase has what you need, when you need it. The following items should top your list when packing for a Maine visit.

  • 1. Shoes

    You'll want to bring comfortable footwear for less intensive activities such as wandering around towns and attending casual dinners. And if you intend to hike rockier trails, a sturdy pair of boots comes in handy.

  • 2. Clothing

    Your packing list should include at least one pair of jeans and a few T-shirts for longer days of sightseeing. Include quick-drying, water-resistant pants for watersports and hiking. A cozy sweater and other base layers will keep you warm if you’re visiting in colder months.

  • 3. Gadgets

    You certainly don’t want your phone going off when you’re out kayaking, so remember to carry a backup phone charger. Pack a good camera to document every delightful moment of your trip for your family and friends.

  • 4. Accessories

    A lightweight, easily packable umbrella should top your list of accessories, especially if you intend to visit in dreary days. A pair of sunglasses is ideal for outdoor adventures. Depending on the time of the visit and your taste of fashion, you might consider a baseball cap, knit hat, or sun hat.

  • 5. Toiletries and other essentials

    Insect repellant will protect you from bugs and ticks when visiting in warm weather. Sunscreen is necessary for any trip, at any time of year. If you're flying, consider packing earbuds to listen to an audiobook about Maine.

Top Offers for City Breaks in Maine

Cottage Lamoine
Sep 7 - Sep 14
-21%
$186
$148 per night
Cottage ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Lamoine with Grill

4.8
Outstanding (22 ratings)
Lamoine, Hancock County, Maine
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House Prospect Harbor
Sep 14 - Sep 21
-14%
$322
$275 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

House in Prospect Harbor with Yard & Patio + Sweeping Views

4.4
Very good (97 ratings)
Prospect Harbor, Gouldsboro, Maine
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House Raymond
Aug 11 - Aug 18
$400 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Family Friendly House in Raymond with Patio, Grill & Yard

4.9
Outstanding (32 ratings)
Raymond, Cumberland County, Maine
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Information about Weekend Getaway in Maine

📏 Average home size 226 m²
💳 Highest rates in February
🛏️ Popular home types Cabin and House rental
🌡️ Hottest months July and August
❄️ Coldest months 16 °F in February and January
🌧️ Rainiest months 4 rainy days in January and February

Frequently Asked Questions

Weekend Getaway in Maine: What is the cost per night of stay?

HomeToGo has incredible vacation homes, with prices as low as $114 per night.

Weekend Getaway in Maine: can I find a vacation rental that accommodates a group of guests?

in Maine, large groups should look for House rental since they can fit 8 people.

How many accommodations are available to rent for a weekend in Maine?

You can find more than 24,130 city break accommodations available in Maine with nightly prices starting from $114 per night.

Weekend Getaway in Maine: what kinds of vacation rentals can I book?

We would advise choosing from our selection of Cabins and House rentals in Maine.

How much does it cost to take a weekend getaway in Maine?

The price of a vacation rental in Maine for the weekend can start from $114 and can go up to $542 per night.

Do many accommodations in Maine come with a pool?

Definitely, over 24% accommodations in Maine offer a pool.

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