By booking a Mount Desert Island vacation rental, you can enjoy spectacular hiking, wildlife spotting, swimming, and local cuisine. Choose a seaside cottage, or a modern home close to downtown Bar Harbor, as your base for exploring this scenic New England destination. Known as the "Island of Barren Mountains," this is the largest island off the coast of Maine, and is therefore home to charming towns and an interesting history, beyond its natural attractions.
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Popular Rental Amenities on Mount Desert Island
Mount Desert Island is a great vacation destination if you want an accommodation with a pool, as 18% of the offers there have one. Additionally, more hotel room have a pool than motel. Most of the hotel room with pools in Mount Desert Island can welcome 6 guests and cost $418 per night. If you would also like to be close to the water, nearly all of the properties including a pool are within 2 miles of the waterfront. Mount Desert Island is an excellent vacation spot if you travel with a pet, as 289 rentals on Mount Desert Island allow you to bring your four-legged friend. If this is a top requirement for you, check the cabin on Mount Desert Island. It is the most pet-friendly type of accommodation there. There's no need to look only outside the city for a rental, as more than half of the pet-friendly accommodations have a central location (less than 2 miles from the city center).
Price and Availability Index in Mount Desert Island
Vacation Rental Price Information on Mount Desert Island
We rendered price information data on the above graph to give you more insights on prices on Mount Desert Island. Prices in a week of October (10/7 - 10/14) go up to $564 per night, which is the highest average price in the next 12 months. The week with the lowest average prices is in May (5/18 - 5/25).
Rental availability information on Mount Desert Island
The graph shows the weekly availability rate on Mount Desert Islandfor the next twelve months. The week with the least available rentals is in October (10/7 - 10/14), with only 20% of the rentals available. It will be easy to find a rental that suits you in a week of May (5/18 - 5/25), as 60% of the rentals are still available.
The Weather on Mount Desert Island
This is the climate diagram on Mount Desert Island. July is the warmest month on Mount Desert Island with average maximum temperatures of 75°. February is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 14°. The rainiest month is December while the driest month is February.
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Lobster and more on Mount Desert Island
The island in general is awash with great seafood, with lobster the star attraction. Thurston's Lobster Pound is a favorite for both lobster and crab dishes. Mache Bistro, in Bar Harbor, offers contemporary French fare. Order a beer to accompany a bowl of local mussels, and enjoy indie rock, bluegrass, jazz, or folk music at the Lompoc Café.
Museums to explore on Mount Desert Island
Located in Bar Harbor, George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History is home to a diverse range of exhibits on native animals and plants. The Abbe Museum, dedicated to local Native American history and culture, is housed in two locations, in downtown Bar Harbor and in Acadia National Park. In Southwest Harbor, the Wendell Gilley Museum celebrates the work of Wendell Gilley, a pioneer of decorative bird carving.
Mount Desert Island's great outdoors
The island's crown jewel is Acadia National Park, where you'll find 158mi. of trails and 47,000 acres in which to hike, bike, and generally explore. The park is also home to the highest point on the island, the 1,532ft. Cadillac Mountain.The Ocean Path between Otter Point and Sand Beach traverses some of the park's most picturesque shorelines, while the Precipice Trail offers stunning views of Frenchman Bay. For some time spent back in civilization, head to Bar Harbor. This thriving town is home to restaurants, bars, art galleries, and shopping.
Information about vacation rentals on Mount Desert Island
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||1,933 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 60%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$105|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Internet and TV|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||289 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||352 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the price per night for a vacation rental on Mount Desert Island?
The nightly price of accommodations on Mount Desert Island starts at $105. If you are looking for a house rental, the nightly price is $660 on average. A cabin Mount Desert Island will cost on average $473 per night.
How many vacation homes are available for booking on Mount Desert Island?
Currently there are 1,933 vacation rentals available for booking for your vacation.
What are the most popular amenities for vacation homes on Mount Desert Island?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental on Mount Desert Island, others search for homes with these amenities: Pets allowed, Internet and TV.
How many vacation rentals with pools are there on Mount Desert Island?
Mount Desert Island offers 352 Hotel room and Motel options available for booking.
Are pets allowed in vacation homes on Mount Desert Island?
Finding a vacation home on Mount Desert Island that allows dogs is definitely possible, with 289 pet-friendly available.
What's the best time to travel to Mount Desert Island?
If choosing a vacation rental on Mount Desert Island, keep in mind that rainy season is typically in December or May, with February often being the driest.
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