Destination guide

Travel to friendly Hancock

The parks and beaches create a pretty picture of Hancock. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and shopping. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Hancock

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Hancock has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kisma Preserve (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Wild Acadia Fun Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Bar Harbor Whale Watching (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Kebo Valley Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Northeast Harbor Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Hancock

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hancock is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tidal Falls (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Birdsacre Sanctuary (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Indian Point (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Shore Path (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Agamont Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Village Green (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Hancock

The nearest airport is in Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor), located 6.2 mi (9.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), which is 33.3 mi (53.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Hancock?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 695 holiday rentals near Hancock. From 380 Houses to 206 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hancock for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hancock?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hancock:

  • Hancock Point: 29 holiday homes
  • Hall Quarry: 41 holiday homes
  • Bass Harbor: 302 holiday homes
  • Somesville: 23 holiday homes
  • Otter Creek: 28 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hancock?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Hancock. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wild Mountain Man Ray's Chainsaw Show: 1,246 holiday rentals
  • Tidal Falls: 1,239 holiday rentals
  • L.L. Bean Shopping Outlet: 1,223 holiday rentals
  • St. Saviour's Church: 1,309 holiday rentals
  • The Barnacle: 1,485 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hancock listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hancock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 380 Houses in Hancock. Our other popular types of Hancock holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 206 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 206 holiday houses
  • Estates: 6 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hancock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 35 holiday homes with pool available in Hancock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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