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With access to an impressive seashore, historic sites, and quaint mom-and-pop shops, our Boothbay Harbor vacation rentals provide a front-row seat to one of the top tourist destinations on the Maine coast. One of five charming villages in the Boothbay region, Boothbay Harbor has managed to maintain its unique flavor and appeal nearly three centuries after its founding.

Once home to ice works, lobster canneries and shipbuilding factories, Boothbay now enjoys an influx of yachting enthusiasts and whale watchers come summer. Our Maine vacation rentals in Boothbay Harbor offer a great base from which one can explore this endearing and enduring seaside village. 

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Boothbay Harbor vacation rentals for every getaway

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Blue Shutters Cottage 3D Tour
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Blue Shutters Cottage - Boothbay Harbor, ME

From $148
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 6

Overlook - Boothbay Harbor, ME

From $145
Lisa Jean's Lookout 3D Tour
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Lisa Jean's Lookout - Boothbay Harbor, ME

From $108
Sprucewold Beach House 3D Tour
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 2

Sprucewold Beach House - Boothbay Harbor, ME

From $82
Little Cottage in the Woods 3D Tour
2 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Little Cottage in the Woods - Boothbay Harbor, ME

From $87

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Recent Boothbay Harbor vacation rental reviews

Plenty of room for our extended family of 15.
Ernest T. | May 2022
We loved our stay at Mill Cove Cottage. The sunset views overlooking the water are stunning and the home has excellent proximity to downtown.
Stacey H. | May 2022
House is located conveniently. We rented the entire house but wasn't given the code to the basement area. The door from the kitchen to the basement unit was locked on both sides which makes it very inconvenient for a family staying together as you have to go outside to get to each section of the house. I called Vacasa as we needed a code for the basement unit and they had to contact the "local person" to call me back. Kevin called me within the hour and was very nice and helpful. He showed us how to get the units unlocked so we could connect inside the house by walking through the basement. The laundry is also downstairs so not sure how people who rent the upstairs would ever do their laundry without access? The password sent to us via the Vacasa app was wrong and we had to call Kevin again. He gave us the correct password. Lastly, we were told we could park on either side of the house(by the Vacasa person, not Kevin) but a neighbor came over to chastise us for parking in the wrong place. Too much confusion that can be addressed by more organization and planning on Vacasa's part. Not the smoothest rental. 4 stars are because Kevin was quite responsive and explained that they just took over this property by another management team so things are still being worked out. We left a couple of things behind in our rush to leave by 10a checkout, and they want $25 to ship a small portable battery for charging a phone. :-( Oh, the basement is a bit musty if you need to sleep in that bedroom so consider that if you need more than 4 bedrooms.
Alice L. | May 2022

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Things to do in Boothbay Harbor, ME

Due to its rich maritime heritage, historic sites abound in Boothbay Harbor. Start your visit at the Boothbay Region Historical Society to get a sense of the area's past via artifacts, photos, and newspaper clippings. Head to the Pythian Opera House, built in 1894, for dozens of performances each year, from opera to classical to jazz. Only open during the summer, the Maine State Aquarium is popular with families thanks to its shark-petting tank. The Boothbay Region Land Trust affords guests more than 30 miles of hiking and walking trails through meadows, wetlands, forests along the coast. 

The tiny village also boasts two historic lighthouses. Burnt Island Light Station sits on its own island a mile from Boothbay Harbor; the five-acre spot features a restored lighthouse and other historic structures. The Ram Island Light Station boasts a cast-iron lantern and is linked to the mainland by a short footbridge. It's an easy trip to either one from your Boothbay Harbor vacation rental.

Day trips from Boothbay Harbor, ME

The southern Maine coast boasts delightful villages and small-town flavor. Just minutes away, East Boothbay has its own unique appeal, with schooner excursions and art galleries at the ready. Damariscove Island and Indiantown Island are just offshore from Boothbay Harbor. The former was once a fishing station but is now uninhabited, save for wildlife, and visitors flock to the island for nature hikes and walks. The latter is part of the Boothbay Land Trust and features one private residence and myriad public hiking trails. Kayakers head here in the summer for peaceful paddles along the shoreline.

Summer fun can be had at any of our Boothbay Harbor, Maine vacation rentals. Reserve your New England getaway today!

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