Destination guide

The beachside setting of Wells is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Wells. Renowned for its kayaking, seafood restaurants and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Wells

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wells a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Marsh Country Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Merriland Farms Golf Course (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Webhannet Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Cape Neddick Country Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Pine Hollow Little Par Three Golf Course (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Center for Wildlife (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Wells

Travellers enjoy Wells for its kayaking. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wells

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wells is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Moody Beach (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Ogunquit Beach (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Footbridge Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Gardens at Historic Wallingford Hall (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Wells

Fly into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), which is 19.3 mi (31 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Wells Regional Transportation Center.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Wells?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,314 holiday rentals around Wells. From 1,023 holiday houses to 294 cottages, 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 Wells is on Stayz.

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

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 Wells:

  • Seaglass Village: 113 holiday homes
  • Summer Village: 78 holiday homes
  • Camp Ellis: 51 holiday homes
  • Granite Point: 37 holiday homes
  • Rosemont: 21 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 Wells?

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

  • Merriland Farms Golf Course: 1,940 holiday rentals
  • Ogunquit Museum of American Art: 1,743 holiday rentals
  • Old Marsh Country Club: 1,784 holiday rentals
  • Wells Regional Transportation Center: 1,909 holiday rentals
  • Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farms: 1,939 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wells 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 Wells?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,023 Houses in Wells. Our other popular types of Wells holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 294 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 294 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 215 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 Wells?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 231 holiday homes with pool available in Wells. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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