Mount Desert Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Mount Desert

  • Lorimer Shores: Classic Maine Home on the Ocean
     3br Home/Apartment
    RedAwning
    From
    $436
  • Compass Rose
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $305
  • Long Pond Haven - Long pond, Mount Desert
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $296
  • Otter Creek Acadia House
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $247
  • Treetop-Retreat Vacation Rental Apartment near Acadia National & Park Bar Harbor
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $209
  • Seasons in Seal Cove
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $163
  • Dog-friendly home w/ deck, picnic area, & foosball - close to Acadia & more!
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $389
  • Harbor Bay House
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $244

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Mount Desert Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • RV Rental in Bar Harbor Maine
    GoodHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $136
  • Large MDI house w/pool perfect for groups+families
    Good6br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $722

Mount Desert Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Starboard, ocean home beautifully decorated.
    Good5br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $650
  • Yellow Farmhouse near Acadia Park Bar Harbor Maine
    Excellent3br Farmhouse
    Airbnb
    From
    $325
  • Summersol Cottage
    Excellent4br Cottage
    Airbnb
    From
    $509
  • BQ Apartment, Northeast Harbor
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $264

Mount Desert Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • NEW LISTING! Bayfront home w/ large deck & shared dock/tennis - dogs OK!
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $530
  • Oceanfront, dog-friendly home w/ amazing views, deck & beach access!
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $447
  • Oceanfront home w/ gorgeous views, deck & pebble beach - 2 dogs OK!
     3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $441
  • Oceanfront home with beautiful views, rocky beach & firepit - 2 dogs OK!
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $476

Mount Desert, Maine Travel Guide

Mount Desert is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine , United States. It's best known for its proximity to sandy beaches and beautiful, natural scenery.

Things to Do in Mount Desert, Maine

For a spot of recreation, head to the Acadia National Park, which is best known for its beaches, sweeping cliffs and mountains. At the park, you'll find numerous recreational activities, from hiking, biking and following nature trails to swimming, sailing, and kayaking. It’s an absolute must visit when in the area and there’s so much to do just within the park that it could keep you busy for a few days!

Other top things to do include going whale watching with Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co., or learning about lobster fishing and see the sights on Lulu’s Lobster Boat Tour.

Best Places to Stay in Mount Desert, Maine

The top places to stay are Asticou Inn and Bar Harbour Grand Hotel.

Best Time to Visit Mount Desert, Maine

October is the best month to see the fall foliage in Maine! Keep in mind that some areas and higher elevations may reach peak color in late September, but many parts of Maine are best to visit in early to mid-October. To enjoy the nearby beaches, visit in summer.

Price and Availability in Mount Desert

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

The Weather in Mount Desert

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mount Desert. The hottest month in Mount Desert is June, when temperatures peak at 92 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -9 ˚F. The wettest month in Mount Desert is February with 7.74 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 0.87 inches of rain.

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