Rockwood Vacation Rentals

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Make Rockwood your next getaway—choose from 19 great vacation rentals

Whether it’s the peaceful rhythm of lakefront living or unparalleled access to the great outdoors, there's a lot to love about Maine’s Moosehead Lake. For years, visitors have sought solace on its shores, lured by the promise of relaxation and recreation far from city congestion.  

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Moosehead Condo Unit #5
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Moosehead Condo Unit #5 - Rockwood, ME

$93 avg / night
Crows Nest
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Crows Nest - Rockwood, ME

$164 avg / night
Myers Ranch
3 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 8

Myers Ranch - Rockwood, ME

$234 avg / night
River House
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 3 (2 Adults Max)

River House - Rockwood, ME

$269 avg / night
Loon Nest
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 3

Loon Nest - Rockwood, ME

$75 avg / night

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Recent Rockwood vacation rental reviews

The views are absolutely stunning as well as the layout of the cabin. We stayed here when it was the coldest on record in Maine with record temps of -50 *F. The owners were a short ways away and assisted us with trouble shooting any problems, as well as ensured our safety in the home. Couldn’t be more thankful & couldn’t ask for a better place to stay! Incredible home, with even more incredible hospitality! This home was very clean and kept, and has so much recreational activities to offer including ice fishing, fishing, access to snowmobile trials and ATV trials. We will be back in the summer!! Don’t hesitate to book this beautiful cabin!!
Mikayla S. | Feb 2023
Love the location!
Michael H. | Jan 2023
We loved everything about this cabin in Rockwood. It’s in a picture perfect setting and right on the lake. We chose to spent Christmas here as we were hoping to see some snow. It did not disappoint. There was snow on the ground when we arrived and as a bonus it snowed some more on Christmas Day. Our daughter said her dream has come true…lol. The cabin is well equipped and had plenty of space. We just happened to be there as Winter Storm Elliott passed through which took out the electricity throughput most of the area for about 30hrs. We were without power for approximately 10 seconds as the whole house generator kicked on and we when on enjoying ourselves as if we never lost power. The Vacasa staff was amazing, especially Charlotte. She made sure we were well taken care of prior to our arrival, during the stay, and then as we checked out. We even had a visit from the actual owner who wanted to stop by just to make sure we had everything we needed. We appreciated that. It’s rare to find a place like this. Definitely a must see place and we look forward to coming back for the summer. Can’t wait!
Brian L. | Dec 2022
Rockwood vacation rental FAQ

Yes, 12 of our Rockwood homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 11 of our Rockwood vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Rockwood vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Rockwood team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Rockwood, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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The lakeside village of Rockwood is one such community offering a chance to unplug and unwind in the beauty of central Maine. So plan for plenty of fresh air and picturesque scenery just beyond your vacation rental’s doors in this enchanted destination.

Where is Rockwood, ME?

Tucked into a pine- and spruce-laden landscape, Rockwood sits off Highway 6 on the western edge of Moosehead Lake, the state’s largest body of freshwater. With little discernible population, it’s an unincorporated town that swells in spring and summer with tourists, but lies largely dormant in other seasons. Lying 89 miles northwest of Bangor and 173 miles north of bustling Portland, Rockwood is the kind of place where everyone’s on a first-name basis.

Things to do in Rockwood, ME

Step outside your vacation rental to breathe in the fresh, piney air, then lace up some hiking boots for a wilderness walk at Mt. Kineo State Park. Wind around the park’s perimeter to find scenic lookouts with panoramic views high above the rolling hill landscape. Pause at the pinnacle of 1,789-foot Mt. Kineo and snap postcard-worthy pictures where a 700-foot cliff rises straight up from the water.

Back in town, fuel up from your hike at the Rockwood Bar & Grill, where classic American entrees like hot wings and burgers are served up alongside Maine staples such as lobster rolls and wild blueberry pie, all in a decidedly low-key atmosphere. Looking to save a few bucks? Instead of lunch in town, opt for a homemade meal made in your very own vacation rental.

With your hunger satisfied, head back into Rockwood’s unbridled outdoors on a sunset sailing trip around the lake. Gray Ghost Camps Sailing Charters in town offers daily departures for groups of any size, as well as fishing charters with experienced guides that’ll help you land a trophy trout.

Day trips from Rockwood, ME

Our vacation rentals in Rockwood put you within easy reach of other scenic towns, wilderness areas, and lakeside attractions. Head south on Highway 6 for 19 miles to reach small-town Greenville, where you can sunbathe and swim at any of the town’s three public beaches, or launch a boat at Greenville Junction.

Keep going east from Greenville (34 miles one-way from Rockwood) to reach the Hundred-Mile Wilderness, a remote section of mixed deciduous and evergreen woods with abundant wildlife, pristine ponds and lakes, and one of the most challenging stretches of the iconic Appalachian Trail.

But if you’re not up for a challenging hike, you could continue your exploration on Highway 6, turning north to Beaver Cove on the lake’s eastern shores or driving on to Lily Bay State Park. There you can enjoy more beach time, let your kids climb around on the park’s playground, rent a canoe or kayak to explore the lake, and hike on lakeside nature trails. Plus if you come during winter, the park’s trails are great for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.

Small-town charm meets the best of the outdoors in Rockwood. Make your next Maine getaway one to remember by staying in one of our Moosehead Lake vacation rentals.