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Rockland Travel Guide

Rockland is a popular tourist destination in Knox County, Maine. Of course, this city is famous for the Maine Lobster Festival, which is held every year. In addition, Rockland is a coastal town that is home to other fun activities that all of the family will love. This includes art galleries, organic markets, boutique shopping and museums in the downtown area, with plenty of great architecture to admire too. There are also lots of cafés and restaurants to choose from, with seafood being the top thing to eat in Rockland.

Things to Do in Rockland

Rockland is home to many fascinating museums including the Lighthouse Museum at the waterfront, where you'll find lighthouse artifacts and other memorabilia that visitors won’t find anywhere else. For art lovers, the Farnsworth Art Museum is a world famous attraction, with collections from New England artists. To explore the region, there is the Main State Ferry Terminal where there are boat trips to the nearby islands. You can also explore the area on foot with routes such as the Beech Hill hike that offers panoramic views of the ocean and the surrounding islands.

Best Time to Visit Rockland

The best time to visit Rockland is during the summer months. For cheaper accommodation and pleasant whether, visitors can also head to this coastal town in fall.

Price and Availability Index in Rockland

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Rockland is in January, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Rockland is in the high season in August. Rockland has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Rockland tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Rockland tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Rockland

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Rockland. The hottest month in Rockland is July, when temperatures peak at 89 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -6 ˚F. The wettest month in Rockland is May with 5.81 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.48 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Rockland

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 277 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Rockland, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Rockland comes in at $36 per night. On average, a place to stay in Rockland will cost you $378 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Rockland can pick from 136 places to stay that provide WiFi. 20 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 12 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Rockland? Then choose one of the 135 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 7 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 35 pet-friendly places to stay in Rockland, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 5 providers in Rockland, including 89 places to stay from Airbnb, 26 accommodations from VRBO and 23 places to stay from Homeaway

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