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Boothbay Harbor Home
3 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This was our second time renting this house and we had another perfect week in Maine. The owners are wonderful to deal with, very prompt to respond to inquiry and very generous with information about the local area. There are so many things to do in ..."
- victoria, Little Compton, RI
(34) Excellent (34 reviews)
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Boothbay Harbor Home
3 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 7 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Microwave • DVD Player
"My family thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The osprey never ceased to amaze us. When we read the description little did we realize that yes, the nest is in the front yard - simply amazing. The house is in a centralized location between Bath and Boothbay..."
- Michelle Loughlin, Boston, MA
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Boothbay Harbor Cottage
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 2 1 2 Min stay varies
Cottage / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 2
1 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 2
High Speed Internet • Microwave • Air Conditioning
"In all aspects of the stay, this place was outstanding. The hosts, Nancy and Mac were very friendly and went out of their way to ensure we had everything we needed to make our stay the best it could be. The cottage was immaculate and decorated very..."
- tom kittle, Illinois
(19) Excellent (19 reviews)
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Boothbay Cottage - 1.9 mi away
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 Min stay varies
Cottage / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Stayed for a great family fall weekend! We were all talking about coming back again before we even left. The location and the house are absolutely perfect for a weekend away and Mary Ellen and Ron are fantastic hosts."
- Mike Robbins, Hanson, MA
(9) Excellent (9 reviews)
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Boothbay Cottage - 1.9 mi away
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 Min stay varies
Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We had a wonderful vacation at Paradise Cottage. Ron and Mary Ellen did everything possible to make our stay enjoyable. We enjoyed meeting them and it was great getting advice on excellent restaurants and beautiful hikes in the area. We were comforted..."
- Susan Kopchick, Germantown, MD
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Boothbay Home - 2.1 mi away
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 Min stay varies
Home / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Tidewalk is a lovely cape situated on a quiet road and just a short walk to a lovely area where we sat by the water watching fishing boats and enjoying the gorgeous view.The house was bright and airy with plenty of room and homey touches (including beautiful..."
- Guy and Anne Hollingworth, York, Maine
(3) Excellent (3 reviews)
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About Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor, Maine is a quaint town with a rich coastal heritage. It's been a tourist town since the mid-1880s and once you visit you'll understand way. The crystal clear (albeit cold) waters provide a bounty of activity including the very popular yachting and sailing the area is known for. Boothbay Harbor vacation rentals are the best way to enjoy the "down east" casual lifestyle.

Things to Do

For a small town, Boothbay Harbor offers plenty to do. In addition to popular activities on the water, visitors enjoy ferry trips to Burnt Island Lighthouse. The Maine State Aquarium is also in Boothbay Harbor. There you can see lobsters of all sizes and colors and dip your fingers into the touch tank (Don't worry. No lobsters there.) Boothbay Railway Village offers guests the opportunity to take a trip on a vintage steam locomotive. The museum houses a variety of exhibits including hundreds of salt & pepper shakers. As wonderful as these attractions are, they're only open during the summer so plan accordingly.

A small town, Boothbay Harbor also provides lots of family-friendly entertainment and fun. Boothbay Harbor offers whale watching, boating, yachting, fishing excursions, and an abundance of outdoor activities. After spending time on the water, head to Ocean Point to enjoy the scenic views, and pack a picnic to dine while overlooking the water. 

Transit

The most enjoyable way to see this town is from the water. The harbor marina is the place to catch one of the sightseeing boats, a Windjammer cruise, or rent a kayak. Landlubbers will enjoy the pedestrian-friendly downtown or biking on the windy ribbons of back roads. Coastal Maine is dotted with beautiful towns and villages. Unless you're a distance biker, the best way to visit them is by car.

Climate

Boothbay Harbor's location on the Atlantic Ocean means cool ocean air and dramatic cloud formations. Winters are long and cold, but summers are glorious in the low 70s with cooler temps at night. Since many of the attractions close during the winter through Memorial Day, staying at a Boothbay vacation rental in the off-season means you'll experience the type of undisturbed quiet where you can hear the snow fall.

Shopping

Downtown Boothbay Harbor is home to many quaint shops. From pottery to unique down east souvenirs, there is a wealth of local treasure to find. If you're looking for a traditional Maine coastal town of classic buildings with wooden shutters, painted signs, and flower pots brimming with rainbows of flora, Boothbay Harbor doesn't disappoint.

Events

The biggest event of the year is the annual Windjammer Days held in late June through early July. The week-long event is held to welcome the Windjammers, which sail into Linekin Bay midweek and then into Boothbay Harbor during the parade of sail. This tall ships celebration pays tribute to Boothbay Harbor's significant contribution to the ship-building industry. The local chamber runs Windjammer Days and it brings a significant amount of traffic and visitors into the area. You'll want to plan ahead if you're vacationing during this time.

Those who want to experience Maine culture may want to check out Cabbage Island Clambakes. The event includes a scenic boat tour of Cabbage Island followed by a clambake. You’ll experience Maine lobsters and steamed clams cooked by traditional methods. 

Boothbay Harbor vacation rentals provide a lovely escape to the sea. Stroll the rocky shoreline and discover the quaint town. Explore the area's rich history and take in the invigorating salt air while you leave your worries behind.