Vacation rentals in Moosehead Lake

Vacation rentals in Moosehead Lake

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Highlights Moosehead Lake

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

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Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Moosehead Lake, Piscataquis County
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Moosehead Lake, Piscataquis County
Vacation Rental • 1195 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
9.8
(30 reviews)
Beautiful views and stunning sunsets year round.Located in Beaver Cove, only 10 minutes from Greenville, quiet and free from the hustle. Our small community has one of he best beaches and play areas on the lake only a 5 min. walk on a lakeside hiking trail. Great access for the paddler and a canoe is included for free!Great base location for some fabulous fishing or just relaxing by the water, ATV trail access, Biking, Wildlife watching (moose and Bear) and much more. Greenville has many great shops and restaurants. This waterfront cottage sits just 75 feet from Moosehead Lake and sleeps 4....
from $314 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Moosehead Lake, Maine
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Moosehead Lake, Maine
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 4 Bedrooms
9.4
(23 reviews)
Sandbar CabinOur calendar is updated in real-time & our nightly rates are accurately displayed. Simply enter your desired dates and click 'Book Now!'Trade in the rat race for the tranquility that surrounds this lakefront, family-friendly Rockwood cabin. Featuring dock access, an outdoor firepit, and a prime lakeside location, this home is ideal for your next adventure into the great outdoors. Even two family dogs are welcome here for an additional nightly fee.Set right on the banks of Moosehead Lake, you'll be surrounded by possibilities for fun and relaxation! Walk about 50 feet down t...
from $243 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Greenville (me), Moosehead Lake
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Greenville (me), Moosehead Lake
Vacation Rental • 743 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
9.9
(43 reviews)
Newly renovated 2 bedroom, 1 bath waterfront home on Moosehead Lake. Westerly exposure and a large deck to enjoy spectacular sunsets. Conveniently close to town amenities, restaurants and recreation. Dock space is available for either a floatplane or a watercraft of up to 21 feet in length by prearrangement. (Renter must provide own buoys and ropes for tie up). Tastefully furnished and decorated. Master bedroom overlooks Moosehead Lake. Fully equipped open concept kitchen.
from $179 / night

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Current Vacation rental prices Moosehead Lake

$372for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
$318 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Moosehead Lake

5%for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
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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.

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

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