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Nothing quite epitomizes Maine rentals like its cozy cabins. Traditional camps with simplistic structures have been a part of the vacation culture here for decades. Now some of these buildings are getting revamped and turned into heavenly retreats. And then there are the new constructions! Needless to say, finding an impressive cabin in Maine is less than effortless. Let us show you our absolute favorites!
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Being fed by a spring, the pond on which this cabin sits is absolutely pristine. Splash in for a summertime swim, or just take a relaxing kayak excursion far out onto the water. Folks also love to come here to ice fish in the winter or take advantage of the many surrounding ski destinations. The cabin itself is so snuggly, and perfect for two.
Breathe a dose of modernity into your Maine escape. With towering ceilings, skylights, and an overall contemporary design, the cabin is a little bit of a change-up from the typical rustic feel. A huge deck surrounds the place, and the views of the lake are spot on. Being right within the reach of Acadia, some of the nation’s most stunning natural sites are close by.
Something about the exterior of this structure really pops, and that fun yet down-to-earth feeling continues into the interior. Expect lots of traditional aesthetics like a stone fireplace, and authentic regional furniture. What we love about this location is that it’s close to the underappreciated Schoodic Peninsula – the other side of Acadia. Schoodic is peaceful and dotted with quaint establishments.
Welcome to the super adorable Boothbay Harbor. What better place to set up your “base camp“ than at a traditional cabin with all of the upgrades? From a washer and dryer to a deck accented with modern furniture, it would be a challenge to find really anything to worry about here. Just wait until the kids see that treehouse! It almost could be considered a cabin itself.
The deck really sells this place! Sit back and watch the sun rise while looking out over Mount Desert Island, the same island that houses Acadia National Park. The interior is extremely comfortable, with plenty of places to sit or sleep.
Built to be a little bit more artistic and fun than the average construction, the person who designed this retreat brought a little bit of the outdoors inside. Real branches of some sort have been used to create the most unbelievable staircase. Make your way across the scenic deck to reach a super cool bunk room for the summer months. Pets are also welcome at this location if they are well behaved.
Simplicity sometimes can be so satisfying. A humble log construction houses a straightforward setup, that almost feels like something out of Little House on the Prairie. Cook simple meals in the small kitchen, or climb up the rugged ladder to reach the most cuddly loft. Situated right beside the blue waters, the location is excellent.
When there is a swing hanging from a beam in the living room, you know that it’s going to be a majestic place to stay. Dine outside at the gorgeous waterside table, or snuggle up within this cabin/cottage for a dreamy escape. Peaks Island has that true Maine essence, with shops full of trinkets, ice cream parlors, and bike-able roads.
Eight guests can comfortably sleep in this waterfront cabin, which has a bunk room, another bedroom with a couple of twin beds, and a few more sleeping options. Overall, the design is very clean-cut and super relaxing. Meander down the backyard to reach the sandy beach, where you can hop in a boat or take a dip.
Beyond the typical, yet still, awesome Maine camp cabins, this cedar shake cottage-style abode is a bit more luxurious. With lots of space, the open kitchen is sleek, and there are multiple bedrooms upstairs, and a bunk room downstairs for the kids. Families can play outside in the yard, meander into the forest, or head down to the ocean, which is viewable from the home’s windows.
Moosehead Lake is a jaw-dropping body of water, that is beyond perfection for family vacations. Up to 10 people can stay in this cabin, so it’s great for those get-togethers. The kitchen is gigantic, kids will love the bunk beds, there’s a fire pit, and to round it all out, a pool table.
Private island? Count us in! Having that level of seclusion and privacy is incredible. Take a short hike before walking down to the lake for a serene paddle in a canoe. The cabin itself has huge windows to bring in plenty of light, and the aesthetics feel fresh and welcoming.
Rustic and chic is a lovely combo – so many earthy materials are involved in the construction of the cabin, but then those suave touches, like that elongated fireplace, and spiral staircase, up the wow factor. The staircase leads to a sleeping loft, which appears down to the open concept living space.
Set up high on stilts, the views from here are, to say the least, memorable. Inside is eclectic, with an ode to Bigfoot! Enjoy each nook and cranny of the adorable space, but definitely take advantage of the stunning sauna on site.
Modest in construction, the old log cabin is nothing short of picture-perfect, as it sits against the exceptionally gorgeous lake. Guests should keep in mind that accessing the dwelling is a little difficult for some, as you will need to drive four miles down some dirt roads, then hike a little way to reach it. Showers and delicious pies can be found at the convenience store you’ll be meeting the owner at, who will help guide you to the tucked-away paradise.