The town of Scarborough is a popular resort area on Maine's southern coast. Located less than 10 miles from Portland, your search for vacation rentals in Scarborough, Maine puts you in the center of all the possibilities. Enjoy convenient access to the action of Portland from the charm of this cozy seaside retreat.
Scarborough is home to Maine’s largest salt marsh - the Scarborough Marsh, a 3,100-acre estuary and audubon refuge along the Dunstan River, where kayaking and canoeing are a popular pastime. Scarborough Beach State Park boasts spacious white-sand beaches on warm waters and inspiring ocean views, while Higgins Beach springs to life early in the morning with visitors seeking the choicest waves and rays.
The coastal community of Prouts Neck in Scarborough once served as the inspiration for some of Winslow Homer’s most notable art works and today is home to his studio which is open for tours at the Portland Museum of Art inspiring a new generation of artists and creative spirits.
Adventure seekers are sure to appreciate the high speed thrills of NASCAR's Beech Ridge Motor Speedway and the 42,000-square foot Maine Indoor Karting entertainment center as much as the fast-paced excitement of the Scarborough Downs Harness Race Track.
A fast-growing community, both in offerings and appeal, Scarborough promises the best of both worlds - genuine Northeastern coastal adventure and the calming charm of a natural New England retreat.