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Highlights Moosehead Lake

  • Lakeside rentals
  • Wilderness adventure
  • Peaceful getaway
  • Mountain views
  • Historical landmarks
  • Water activities

Best Vacation Rentals in Moosehead Lake

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Moosehead Lake, Maine
Vacation Rental • 8 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(21 reviews)
Located in Rockwood, between Greenville, Pittston Farms and Jackman, our Moose River Maine Escape rental cabin is situated in the heart of Maine’s legendary Northwoods and the magnificent Moosehead Lake region.Whether you are looking for a secluded romantic Maine getaway, business retreat, family vacation, or simply a base to enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities, our cabin rental is ideally situated and fully equipped to ensure that you have a relaxing and pleasurable getaway in a beautiful and pristine setting. Moose River Escape offers a private float on Moose River, which is a shor...
from $263 / night
Greenville (me), Moosehead Lake
Vacation Rental • 1195 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(35 reviews)
Located on the edge of Moosehead Lake, my recently renovated house offers unobstructed lake views from every room. The home is designed to creatively utilize 3 levels of living space while maximizing vistas of Moosehead Lake and Big Moose Mountain. One guest described the home as cozy with lots of character…a “tree house for adults” with all the modern comforts.• The main level is an open concept, contains the kitchen/dining/living rooms with a wood stove along with a full bathroom. Floor to ceiling windows along the kitchen and dining areas fill the main level with light and offer ever cha...
from $303 / night
Moosehead Lake, Maine
Vacation Rental • 797 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(8 reviews)
Are you ready for not just a good summer vacation, but a great summer vacation? Would your family enjoy a lakeside cabin with a spectacular view of historic Mount Kineo? Our cabins on the shore of beautiful Moosehead Lake in Rockwood, Maine are the perfect spot for a relaxing family vacation. Picture yourself seated in lawn chairs by these lakefront cabins away from the noise and traffic of your everyday world. The private weekly rentals give you the stress-free summer vacation you deserve. WiFi availableA note from your hosts:: For your stress free vacation nestled among the birch, fir, an...
from $175 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Moosehead Lake

$225for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$325 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Moosehead Lake

45%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
44% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Moosehead Lake

Peaceful lakeside rentals

Moosehead Lake will capture your heart with its serene wild beauty. This destination is picturesque at any time of year. Craving fall colors? Visit during autumn and catch the spectacular color change of the foliage. Frostbite doesn’t deter you? Have a winter holiday on the slopes with a plethora of winter sports. Springtime is great for animal watching and summer is perfect for lake activities. The rentals are located around the lake near Greenville, one of the crown jewels of New England, right in the heart of the area granting access to restaurants and shopping while not being more than a short drive away from the attractions.

A vacation rental for every traveler

These rentals are suitable for just about any traveler. Many of them are in stunning locations either with views of the forest, or right on the lake. The spacious interior of these accommodations is unique, rustic and lovely all at the same time, giving you an authentic impression of life in Maine. Most of these cozy rentals are independent with all the amenities and feature: large outdoor area, gardens, fireplace, balconies, and outdoor fire pit. As day cools into night, enjoy a bonfire with your friends and family while watching the constellations.

Vacations in Moosehead Lake

The area and getting around

A destination full of outdoor adventure

Moosehead lake is an ideal choice for travelers looking for a quiet, pristine outdoor adventure. Located in the Northwest of Maine, it is also the largest mountain lake in the eastern part of the USA. The area is surrounded by the woods of the vastly undeveloped Longfellow Mountains, so your chances of seeing wildlife are very high. Moose sightings are common, hence the name Moosehead Lake. Lily Bay State Park offers endless options for lakeside and land-based activities. The main towns encompassing the lake are Greenville and Rockwood. Its clear skies and clean air also make it a great place for stargazing.

Sightseeing and fascinating history

Greenville is your stepping stone to Moosehead Lake. Visiting this town will reward you with fascinating history, heritage buildings and museums for memories that will last a lifetime. Check out the Moosehead Marine Museum to learn about the marine life of the region and catch a glimpse of the grand, iconic steamship, a relic of a bygone era. Head over to the Moosehead Historical Society to find out more about the area’s unique heritage, including tours of Sheridan House and Lumberman’s Museum.

Travelers and activities

Moosehead Lake for hikers

Sitting at 1000 feet above sea level and surrounded by many challenging peaks and trails, Moosehead Lake is a dreamland for hikers. Endurance hikers will rejoice at the opportunity to try the Moosehead Pinnacle Pursuit. For the ultimate challenge try hiking all 6 peaks in winter. Burnt Jackett Mountain offers several trails ranging in difficulty from easy to intermediate, with an elevation gain of 440 ft and remarkable views of the lake at the summit. These are just some of the many trails that await you.

Moosehead Lake for water lovers and outdoor junkies

This charming lake is tucked in virgin forests with perfect adventure trails. Why not get your adrenaline fix with an ATV ride? You can rent out ATVs for guided and self-guided tours and get trail advice for your trip in Greenville. Many travelers come here every year to enjoy whitewater rafting. You can also rent a kayak or boat to explore the lake. For something different, try dog sledding. If you’re here in winter, discover the slopes at Big Squaw Mountain Ski Area. This lake is also famous for ice fishing.

Moosehead Lake has so many moose, they outnumber residences 3 to 1.

Top 5 travel tips in Moosehead Lake

1. Go on a moose safari

With over 70,000 moose in the state of Maine, you are bound to see one. Plus, you will learn a wealth of interesting facts about the area while traveling on secret backroads with your knowledgeable guide. You will also see several other photo-able animals to impress your friends and family back home.

2. Visit the Center for Moosehead History in Greenville

Built in 1904, this center inspires visitors with quotes from early adventurers’ journeys into the wild as well as exhibits honoring the Native Americans of the area and artifacts showcasing the rich history of early settlers. It’s also home to the Aviation Museum. Onsite, you can see the unsettling remains of the infamous B-52 plane wreck.

3. Be brave and try a Seaplane tour

For daring travelers, try the edgier side of life with a tour of the area on seaplane. This would be particularly stunning during fall season with the iconic change of colors that Maine is known for. You can find several companies offering seaplane tours in Greenville.

4. Cruise the lake on Steamboat Katahdin

If you visit during summer, you can tour Moosehead Lake on a classic 1914 steamboat called the Katahdin. This scenic three-hour cruise departs from Greenville and takes guests right out to Moosehead Lake. You will enjoy stellar views of the majestic wilderness and gain insights into the region’s history.

5. Visit Mount Kineo State Park

These 800 acres of protected forest offer visitors many hiking trails and gorgeous, photo worthy views. Its main feature is Mount Kineo with 700 ft cliffs popping straight out of the water. There are many hiking trails, from easy to moderate, leading up to the summit where hikers can enjoy 360-degree views and see the historic fire tower, formerly used by the Maine Forest Service. It also has an impressive golf course.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Moosehead Lake

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Moosehead Lake?

At an average cost of $346 per night, Moosehead Lake lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Moosehead Lake?

If it is your aim to save the maximum during your vacation to Moosehead Lake, travel in May ($295 per night on average), April ($301), or June ($322), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Moosehead Lake go up the most?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Moosehead Lake was January, with an average price of $407 per night. This was followed by February, with an average of $375, and then November, with $372.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Moosehead Lake?

If you decide to put Moosehead Lake on your bucket list, we suggest organizing your travels well in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 77% of rentals booked the previous year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, December (with an availability of 54%), October (41%), and September (38%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

How many rentals does Holidu have in Moosehead Lake?

Holidu has around 90 vacation rentals in Moosehead Lake, provided by 2 different partners.

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