Place a home just about anywhere in Maine and it’s probably going to be stunning. From the beauty of the inland foliage and rivers to the majestic glory of the mountainous coast, the northeastern state is a haven for scenic overlooks and memorable exploration. So we’ve rounded up a list of eye-catching rentals that just go an edge above the rest, with dreamy locations, mesmerizing interiors and the ability to rack up serious acknowledgment on Instagram. So here you go, the most stunning vacation rentals in Maine.

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Coyote's Den at The Howling Woods, Tremont Coyote's Den at The Howling Woods
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Coyote's Den at The Howling Woods

Coyote's Den at The Howling Woods, Tremont

Exuding a simplistic fairytale feel, this rustic slice of heaven in Tremont houses a group of small cabins, and this one might be our favorite. On the property, you’ll find misfit animals who now have a loving home amongst the hosts and guests. The ocean is a short bike ride away and peaceful hikes are beyond the trees.

The Sparrow’s Nest Charming Country Cottage, Boothbay Harbor The Sparrow’s Nest Charming Country Cottage
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The Sparrow’s Nest Charming Country Cottage

The Sparrow’s Nest Charming Country Cottage, Boothbay Harbor

The unique architecture of this Airbnb Plus is immediately captivating. Swoon-worthy accents continue into the interior with antique furniture and heavenly white planked walls. Prime views of either stars or foliage can be found sitting on the upper balcony.

Great Brook Cottage, Newry Great Brook Cottage
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Great Brook Cottage

Great Brook Cottage, Newry

Located on Scenic Route 26 in Newry, this peaceful little a-frame with steep exterior walls is the perfect, unique place to call home for a few days. Inside there’s enough space for a small family, along with the coziest stone fireplace.

Kate-Ah-Den Cabin, New Sharon Kate-Ah-Den Cabin
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Kate-Ah-Den Cabin

Kate-Ah-Den Cabin, New Sharon

With a woodsy yet refined charm, this artistically crafted home has incredible views of surrounding New Sharon. It’s the perfect place to come for seclusion or a nature-oriented stay for the family.

Secluded Mountain Valley Tiny Cabin, Canton Secluded Mountain Valley Tiny Cabin
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Secluded Mountain Valley Tiny Cabin

Secluded Mountain Valley Tiny Cabin, Canton

What is it about tiny homes that lure us in? They’re often striking and so refreshing, like this tiny wood structure in the woods of Canton. The snowshoeing is superb and returning to your wood stove heated abode is just too cozy!

Green Camp | Modern Retreat Among The Pines, Kennebunkport Green Camp | Modern Retreat Among The Pines
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Green Camp | Modern Retreat Among The Pines

Green Camp | Modern Retreat Among The Pines, Kennebunkport

The sleek design of this modern home contrasts pristinely against the Maine woods in Kennebunkport. Three bedrooms face the gorgeous surroundings, and living spaces are prime for lounging with floor to ceiling windows and comforting decor.

Upscale Timber-Frame Cottage, Pownal Upscale Timber-Frame Cottage, Shop/Dine/Hike
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Upscale Timber-Frame Cottage, Shop/Dine/Hike

Upscale Timber-Frame Cottage, Pownal

True elegance meets the classic Maine cottage, and it’s purely dreamy. While in the cutest small town, Portland isn’t far away. Enjoy the exposed beams, eclectic accents and polished woods in this Airbnb Plus.

Harborview Waterfront Penthouse with Dock, Boothbay Harbor Harborview Waterfront Penthouse w/ Dock
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Harborview Waterfront Penthouse w/ Dock

Harborview Waterfront Penthouse with Dock, Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor couldn’t be enjoyed in a better way, than from this spacious penthouse with an airy atmosphere, and lots of fantastic views. A dock waits below for easy access to the blue water.

Precipice Studio with Loft, Bar Harbor Precipice Studio w/Loft in the Heart of Bar Harbor
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Precipice Studio w/Loft in the Heart of Bar Harbor

Precipice Studio with Loft, Bar Harbor

Not only stylish with a neat loft, this apartment provides relatively affordable accommodations, with a five star location. Everything in vibrant Bar Harbor is at guests fingertips—shops, restaurants, boat rides and nature via Acadia.

“Henry” Penthouse Suite, Portland “Henry” Penthouse Suite: Amazing Views, Waterfront, in the heart of the Old Port
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“Henry” Penthouse Suite: Amazing Views, Waterfront, in the heart of the Old Port

“Henry” Penthouse Suite, Portland

Sure it may be pricey, but you’ll quickly realize this jaw-dropping penthouse is worth it. Skylights let natural beams brighten the brick-walled rooms with exposed wood ceilings, and the rooftop balcony adds on even more “wow factor”.

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“Percival” Penthouse Suite, Portland “Percival” Penthouse Suite: Breathtaking Views, Cupola, Walk to Restaurants
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“Percival” Penthouse Suite: Breathtaking Views, Cupola, Walk to Restaurants

“Percival” Penthouse Suite, Portland

Portland has some truly incredible historic buildings, many of which have been stunningly converted into guest accommodations, like this top floor dwelling. It’s all about the windows, like the skylights and floor to ceiling bedroom panes that definitely remind us of the building’s 1800s warehouse past.

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Gorgeous 13-acre Property on the Sheepscot River, Wiscasset Gorgeous 13acre Property on the Sheepscot River w/2 Bedroom Cottage & Air Stream
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Gorgeous 13acre Property on the Sheepscot River w/2 Bedroom Cottage & Air Stream

Gorgeous 13-acre Property on the Sheepscot River, Wiscasset

With a stunning riverside location in Wiscasett (you have to get a lobster roll from Reds Eats), this cottage has a blend of both contemporary and timeless attributes. Vines creep up the stone exterior while the bathrooms are fresh with subway tiling.

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Motorless Floating Island, Georgetown Unique, romantic, motorless floating island (Tessie Ann)
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Unique, romantic, motorless floating island (Tessie Ann)

Motorless Floating Island, Georgetown

This red beauty is based out of quaint Georgetown, which is a lovely part of Maine to be situated near. No boating experience is needed to stay at this fishing paradise, which is also a phenomenal place to launch kayaks and so on. The view from the ocean looking in is an alluring one.

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