Scarborough Vacation Rentals

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Scarborough Travel Guide

Scarborough is a popular tourist destination due to its flora and fauna and stunning beaches. It's a rapidly growing community in Maine that values family and business, as well as nature, wildlife, and outdoor activity.

Things to Do in Scarborough

Athletic enthusiasts will have a blast in Scarborough. Visitors can stroll or run through one of the city’s parks or along the Prouts Neck Cliff Walk, which offers beautiful ocean views. You can also go for a jog or an early morning walk through Broadturn Farm, Fuller Farm, Libby River Farm, or Pleasant Hill Preserve, all of which offer a beautiful respite from city life.

For an afternoon of fun, you can also go 18-hole golfing next to the bubbling rivers at Willowdale Golf Course or spend the day building sand castles at Pine Point Beach.

Those with a passion for history can indulge in a tour of the Winslow Homer Studio or the Richard Hunnewell House, while guests who enjoy quirky attractions can snap photos with Lenny, the world’s only life-size chocolate moose.

Best Places to Stay in Scarborough

When booking vacation rentals in Scarborough, guests have a variety of housing options to choose from. They can opt for a seaside beach house, a single room in a beach cottage, or an entire home in the downtown Scarborough area. The rental homes are clean, problem-free, and have been well-maintained over the years.

Best Time to Visit Scarborough

The best time to visit Scarborough is from June to September. The hottest month is generally sometime during the second week of August, which is a great time to visit nearby beaches.

Best Events in Scarborough

Scarborough’s annual Winter Fest is held at the outdoor ice rink each year. It includes the popular King and Queen competition, and Royal Family themed activities. There are a number of fun competitions that take place during the event. Other fun activities include an ice cube hunt and snow sculpture contest, alongside the chance to go ice skating. The Snowy Egret 5K Run/Walk is a popular Scarborough charity event that gives its proceeds to the Scarborough Marsh Audubon center. The run makes use of both paved and dirt streets and takes place regardless of weather conditions.

Things to Do for Families in Scarborough

Scarborough’s annual Winter Fest is held at the outdoor ice rink each year. It includes the popular King and Queen competition, and Royal Family themed activities. There are a number of fun competitions that take place during the event. Other fun activities include an ice cube hunt and snow sculpture contest, alongside the chance to go ice skating. The Snowy Egret 5K Run/Walk is a popular Scarborough charity event that gives its proceeds to the Scarborough Marsh Audubon center. The run makes use of both paved and dirt streets and takes place regardless of weather conditions.

Price and Availability in Scarborough

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Scarborough tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Wednesday. Vacation homes in Scarborough tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Scarborough is in July, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Scarborough is in the high season in July. Scarborough has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Scarborough

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Scarborough. The warmest months in Scarborough are June and May, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Scarborough is February with 5.72 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.68 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Scarborough

Browse accommodations from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 460 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Scarborough, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Scarborough can be budget-friendly - the cheapest price rental is available at $25 a night. A typical rental in Scarborough costs on average $251 a night.

If you want an internet connection during your time in Scarborough, then you can choose from over 163 places to stay that have WiFi internet. 12 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 8 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Scarborough, you'll want to pick from 165 places to stay that provide parking. 11 hotels and vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to select one of the 35 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Scarborough AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 147 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from Priceline and 6 places to stay from Agoda.

250 of our rentals in Scarborough have been rated by previous guests. They rated 69% as excellent or good. 104 accommodations allow instant booking.

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