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Explore the beachside setting in Old Orchard Beach

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Old Orchard Beach. Renowned for its football games, university setting and theme park, this city welcomes all visitors. Victoria Mansion and Portland Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Old Orchard Beach

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Old Orchard Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dunegrass Golf Club (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Funtown Splashtown USA (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Aquaboggan Water Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Old Orchard Beach

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Old Orchard Beach

Travellers love Old Orchard Beach for its beautiful gardens and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Old Orchard Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ferry Beach State Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Scarborough Beach State Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Fortunes Rock Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Higgins Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Crescent Beach State Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Goose Rocks Beach (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Old Orchard Beach

Fly into Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), the closest airport, located 9.6 mi (15.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), which is 18.5 mi (29.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Old Orchard Beach Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Old Orchard Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 846 holiday rentals around Old Orchard Beach. From 411 Houses to 268 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Old Orchard Beach is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Orchard Beach?

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 Old Orchard Beach:

  • Ocean Park: 211 holiday homes
  • Biddeford Pool: 73 holiday homes
  • Cape Neddick: 781 holiday homes
  • Pine Point: 268 holiday homes
  • Camp Ellis: 50 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 Old Orchard Beach?

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

  • Old Orchard Beach Pier: 1,522 holiday rentals
  • Dunegrass Golf Club: 1,519 holiday rentals
  • Pirate's Cove: 1,588 holiday rentals
  • Palace Playland: 1,517 holiday rentals
  • Old Orchard Beach Station: 1,540 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Old Orchard Beach listed on Stayz 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 Old Orchard Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 411 Houses in Old Orchard Beach. Our other popular types of Old Orchard Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 268 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 129 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 129 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Old Orchard Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 114 holiday homes with pool available in Old Orchard Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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