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.
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.
People stay in Stonington, near the harbor or anywhere with a lovely view (which is honestly anywhere on the island).
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.
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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Deer Isle. The hottest month in Deer Isle is July, when temperatures peak at 90 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -11 ˚F. The wettest month in Deer Isle is May with 5.45 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 1.3 inches of rain.
Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more. AllTheRooms has 187 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Deer Isle, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Deer Isle is available at $30 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $260 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Deer Isle can pick from 54 places to stay that provide WiFi. 5 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Driving to Deer Isle? Then choose one of the 64 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 30 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Deer Isle AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 57 places to stay from Airbnb, 10 accommodations from Homeaway and 10 places to stay from VRBO.
61 accommodations in Deer Isle have been reviewed: 42% are rated excellent or good. 83 places to stay in are instantly bookable.