Vacation Rentals in Rockland (ME)

Vacation Rentals in Rockland (ME)

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Hotel for 2 people, with terrace, with pets in Rockland (ME)
Hotel for 2 people, with terrace, with pets
1 bedroom4.2mi to the beach
4.7
(166 reviews)
from $132 / night
Hotel for 4 people, with view in Rockland (ME)
Hotel for 4 people, with view
1 bedroom4.7mi to the beach
4.3
(826 reviews)
from $76 / nightFREE cancellation
Hotel for 3 people, with balcony and hot tub as well as pool and sauna, kid friendly in Rockland (ME)
Hotel for 3 people, with balcony and hot tub as well as pool and sauna, kid friendly
1 bedroom4.3mi to the beach
4.0
(561 reviews)
from $104 / night
Hotel for 2 people, with yard in Rockland (ME)
Hotel for 2 people, with yard
1 bedroom4.6mi to the beach
4.7
(46 reviews)
from $196 / night

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Highlights Rockland (ME)

  • Serene Rental locations
  • a city brimming with activities, a city of many attractions
  • a hub for recreational sailors

Prices and availability

Prices

$540
August
September
December
Average price per week

Availabilities

50 %
August
September
December
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Rockland

Serene Rental locations

Take a trip to the midcoast city of Rockland in Maine, where the mountains meet the sea, creating breathtaking sceneries. Rockland is the county seat of Knox County and is located on Penobscot Bay and the Gulf of Maine. The Maine State Ferry Service operates ferries from Rockland harbor to North Haven, Matinicus, and Vinalhaven. Most rental properties are found in proximity to the bay, bringing its serenity closer to your dwelling. These vacation rentals are just where you want to rest after the beauty of Rockland takes you aback!

A vacation rental just for you

Find a broad selection of rental properties with flexible accommodations and modern amenities. If you are a couple, a family, or a group of friends wishing to relish the pleasures of the mid-coast, accommodation shouldn't worry you: what you need is right here! With features such as gardens, Jacuzzis, and balconies for that breathtaking view, you may want to prolong your stay here than you planned!

Vacation rentals in Rockland

The area and getting around

A city brimming with activities

After a day sailing or boating in the waterways, bays, and inlets Rockland, Maine, is endowed with, you would want to enjoy a seafood meal in one of the numerous restaurants. Lobster is what you shouldn't miss! It's a mainstay here, and they even have an annual Lobster festival. If you still have some energy remaining, visit the Rockland Golf Club for a round of golf as you behold the beauty of the sea right from the course.

A city of many attractions

If you are all about sightseeing, Rockland, Maine, has plenty of captivating places for you. The Snow Marine Park along Mechanic Street is a perfect place to visit. You may carry your dog because he is allowed to romp here. You can also go kayaking. Travel to view the breathtaking Chickawaukie pond, where you can swim in the freshwater, or visit the Johnson memorial park just adjacent to the pond. The Rockland breakwater is a must-visit, made of granite protruding almost a mile from the Rockland harbor shoreline, offering panoramic ocean views that are just magnificent. At the end of the pier is the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse offering spectacular harbor views.

Travelers and activities

Rockland for recreational sailors, cruisers, and boaters

If you love sailing, cruising, or boating, Rockland, Maine, is a paradise for you. The Penobscot Bay is considered one of the world's top cruising bays. You would want to cruise one of the oldest sailing vessels, the Schooner Stephen Taber, that sets sail from Rockland harbor for four to six-day windjammer sailing adventures on the spectacular Maine coast. Boating is also epic; boating charters are available where you are allowed to trap a lobster or two and see other exciting sea creatures.

Rockland for art and history lovers

Do you love lighthouses and maritime history? The Maine Lighthouse Museum awaits you. It is home to one of the largest collections of maritime artifacts in the nation. The Sail, Power, and Steam Museum has unique marine and industrial photographs, exhibits, and artifacts. The Coastal Children's Museum is perfect for kids. If you are an art enthusiast, you will be awestruck by what this city has to offer. It is home to the Center for Maine Contemporary Art with exceptional exhibitions of the art of our time, and the Farnsworth Art Museum has over 15,000 collections of works from many great American artists.

Did you know that the indigenous Abenaki people had called Rockland, Maine, 'Catawamteak,' meaning the great landing place?

Top 5 travel tips for Rockland

1. Owls Head State Park

For its small size, you may ignore it in your tours, but you risk missing out on one of the best views of Penobscot Bay and the coastline of Maine. You also risk not visiting one of the most famous lighthouses in the state; the Owls Head Lighthouse.

2. Rockland Harbor Park

Located on the waterfront, it serves as the venue for the major annual events in summer. Such events include the famous Maine Lobster Festival, the North Atlantic Blues Festival, and the Maine Boats and Harbor Show. If your visit is in the summer, you may not miss one event.

3. Rockland Harbor Trail

The trail is a four-mile trail along the waterfront and commercial downtown areas of Rockland, Maine. Pavers and gravel, and wooden boardwalks offer fantastic walkways. The many scenic views give you a glimpse into the historical and cultural riches of the city. You can carry your pet along!

4. Explore North Haven Island

From Rockland harbor, cruise or board a ferry to the island of North Haven. Here you may be lucky enough to witness the North Haven Dinghy races in the North Haven's Sailing Club and the North Haven Casino.

5. Explore Vinalhaven Island

It is also an island accessed from Rockland, Maine, via ferry. Several lighthouses, such as the Browns Head Light, Heron Neck Light, and Saddleback Ledge Light, make it an exciting place for sightseeing. It is also home to a thriving lobster fishery. Visit also the Vinalhaven Historical Society & Museum to learn about its granite mining past.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Rockland (ME)

How much did it cost for a vacation rental in Rockland last year?

We can see from last year that Rockland had an average price of $341 per night, a relatively high one compared to the cities in the USA.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Rockland?

After analyzing our data from last year, the months that are the cheapest in Rockland are February, April and March, with average prices of $241, $252, and $274, respectively.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Rockland?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Rockland, the months that cost the most are, in order of highest to lowest, October, August and September, with average prices per night of $468, $409, and $376, respectively.

Is Rockland a good location for a last-minute getaway?

We recommend you to book in advance in Rockland as only 14% of the properties are available throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

Last year, the months with the most vacation rentals available of the year in Rockland were March, February and April, with average availabilities of 33%, 28%, and 27%, respectively.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Rockland?

Holidu collaborates with 2 different partners to give you an inventory to choose between 30 vacation rentals we have in Rockland.

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