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Deer Isle Vacation Rentals

Deer Isle Travel Guide

Deer Isle, Maine is a beautiful island reached by a lovely bridge. Life here is marked by its distinct rural flavor, and the local communities are proud of their safe, neighborly home. Author John Steinbeck loved it here and wrote about it in his book, Travels with Charley in Search of America.

Things to Do in Deer Isle

The island is a haven for wildlife and a photographer's dream. You’re pretty much guaranteed a good time here if you love nature, the outdoors, and anything to do with boating, kayaking, art, and wildlife. Lobsters are pretty important here too, being the mainstay of the economy. You can explore nature trails, see coves, and visit the 8 different lighthouses that can be found on the island.

There is a strong artist community here too, and many open studios, galleries and markets where you can discover the creative flair of the island on display.Food here is strong on local, fresh ingredients and the array of choices is wonderful.

Best Places to Stay in Deer Isle

People stay in Stonington, near the harbor or anywhere with a lovely view (which is honestly anywhere on the island).

Best Time to Visit Deer Isle

Visiting here in any season is delightful, and comes with its own unique set of activities and attractions. The locals will tell you September is best to see the island in that stunning golden light of fall plus the incredible foliage changing color is simply breathtaking.

Price and Availability Index in Deer Isle

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Deer Isle is in August, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Deer Isle is in the high season in August. Deer Isle has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Deer Isle tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Deer Isle tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Sundays.

The weather in Deer Isle

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Deer Isle. The warmest months in Deer Isle are July and June, when temperatures reach 90 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -11 ˚F. The wettest month in Deer Isle is December with 4.17 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 1.3 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Deer Isle

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 215 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Deer Isle ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Deer Isle comes in at $30 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $259 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 51 accommodations in Deer Isle that have WiFi. If you're planning on arriving in Deer Isle by car, be sure to choose from 63 accommodations that provide parking.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 27 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 4 providers in Deer Isle, including 56 places to stay from Airbnb, 13 accommodations from Homeaway and 9 places to stay from VRBO

60 accommodations in Deer Isle have been reviewed: 43% are rated excellent or good. 110 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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