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 hottest month in Scarborough is June, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Scarborough is January with 8.27 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.42 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Scarborough

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Scarborough has 460 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. If you are trying to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in Scarborough is just $25 per night. A typical vacation rental in Scarborough costs on average $251 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your time in Scarborough, then you can choose from over 163 accommodations that have WiFi internet. We have 12 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 8 accommodations that have gyms. Driving to Scarborough? Then choose one of the 165 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 11 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

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

We combine a wide variety of Scarborough accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 147 places to stay from Airbnb, 18 accommodations from Priceline and 6 places to stay from Agoda.

250 accommodations in Scarborough have been reviewed; 69% are rated excellent or good. 104 accommodations allow instant booking.

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