Maine’s Best Dog-Friendly Airbnbs

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Looking for the best dog-friendly Airbnbs in Maine? Well, you've come to the right place. The editors at BringFido have dedicated themselves to digging up the most dog-friendly Airbnbs in The Pine Tree State, as well as the rest of the country.

Read on to learn about some of the Maine Airbnbs that topped our list this year.

The Most Luxurious Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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If relaxation is your idea of luxury, you’ll find just what you need at this lakefront cabin in Norway. Soak in the hot tub, cuddle around one of the indoor or outdoor fireplaces, kick back in the hammock chair overlooking the lake, and take in the views from the large picture windows inside Maine’s most luxurious dog-friendly Airbnb. Venture out on the water in the provided kayaks, canoes or stand up paddleboards or just relax on the private sandy beach with your furry best friend. There’s also an outdoor shower for cleaning up after a day on the water.

The Most Romantic Pet-Friendly Airbnb

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Cedar Brook Cabin is a tiny home for big hearts. Size doesn’t always matter, especially when a home has been designed carefully with guests in mind. You’ll love the modern amenities inside Maine’s most romantic pet-friendly Airbnb, like a full kitchen with gas stove and farmhouse sink, a small soaking bathtub (rose petals optional), and comfortable Casper mattresses. Outside, make s’mores around the fire pit and whisper sweet nothings into Fido’s floppy ears.

Best Budget-Friendly (and Dog-Friendly) Airbnb

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Stay, play, and train at Whole Dog Camp at Bliss Woods Farm in Freeport. This “dog-centric organic habitat” is a one-of-a-kind Airbnb that focuses on building the bond between four-legged guests and their owners. Trainees have free reign of the farmhouse’s first floor, but the real treat is the outside area, which is divided into fenced spaces containing agility equipment. Your host, a CCPDT and Fear Free Certified Professional dog trainer, can help you and your pooch learn new tricks during your stay at Maine’s best budget- and dog-friendly Airbnb.

Best Dog-Friendly RV/Camper Airbnb Rental

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Make yourself at home during your stay with Fido at this waterfront camper rental in Vassalboro. Sip your morning coffee on the large deck overlooking Webber Pond while keeping your eyes peeled for wildlife like eagles overheard. For more incredible sightings during the day, head to nearby Vassalboro Wildlife Habitat with your leashed pup and explore the pet-friendly trails. Back at Maine’s best dog-friendly camper Airbnb rental, you and your pooch can toast marshmallows on the fire pit situated right on the water’s edge.

Most Unique Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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Ready for another unique vacation with your best friend? Experience a gorgeous geodesic glamping dome on Come Spring Farm. Reserve this pet-friendly farm stay and discover why it’s Manie’s most unique dog-friendly Airbnb. Sitting on ten acres of a secluded farm in The Pine Tree State, guests have access to a round pond for kayaking, fishing or dock diving. If your dog likes other animals, he can join you to meet alpacas, bunnies, pigs and sheep. Come Spring Farm’s domes have their own private bathroom facilities and a shared bathhouse.

The Best Dog-Friendly Airbnb Treehouse

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Nestled in pine trees behind Belgrade Stream, SkyView Treehouse in Belgrade is a pristine pad in the sky. Highlights include an outdoor jacuzzi hot tub on a private deck on the water, a loft bedroom with beautiful views, a studio living space with a floor-to-ceiling stone gas fireplace, a kitchenette with a copper stovetop hood, and a bathroom featuring an exposed pine tree in the corner. Located an hour away from the most dog-friendly national park, Acadia, there’s so much natural beauty to keep outbound hounds busy on a visit to the best dog-friendly Airbnb treehouse in Maine.

Best Dog-Friendly Waterfront Airbnb

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Surrounded by towering pines on the shores of Great East Lake, this eclectic lakefront cottage in Acton awaits guests looking to get away from it all. The interior of the best dog-friendly waterfront Airbnb has been designed with community in mind, including an open plan living area and breakfast bar, game room, and dining area overlooking the forest. Walk down the stone steps to the dock and explore beyond the cove using the house’s canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards. The basin where the home sits is no-wake, which means pups can play fetch in the water safely all day.

Best Dog-Friendly Airbnb Cabin Rental

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Rise and shine with your Shih Tzu at this rustic cabin in Searsport. Dogs who love to chase ducks will be excited to see the interior walls of Maine’s best dog-friendly Airbnb cabin rental decorated with birds in flight. Elsewhere in the cabin, guests can watch movies on the big screen, soak up rays in the sunroom, or gather around the wood-burning stove on cold nights. Beach bums can visit nearby Moose Point State Park which boasts one of the only beaches in the area without pet restrictions during peak season.

Best Dog-Friendly Airbnb Farm Stay

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Medicine Hill on the Sandy River in Starks provides a 125-acre bolt house for pups and people alike. Discover what life is really like living on a farm with an all-access stay that includes a meet and greet with sheep, chickens and rabbits. During the day, walk down to the water and go for a dip in the swimming hole. Then, head back to Maine’s best dog-friendly Airbnb farm stay to watch a gorgeous sunset from the front porch. Foodies can even request a farm-to-table meal delivered to the door.

Spookiest Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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This federal-style farmhouse in Falmouth was built in 1725 and still has a selection of original features. It’s been used as a bootleg hard cider mill and an oriental rug business, but not everybody who has taken up residence decided to leave. During the day, this gorgeous home is filled with light in the spectacular solarium, dining room and beyond. Fido will love exploring the grassy space outside and joining you for a movie in the living room. But, when the sun goes down, it’s easy for thoughts to turn to the people who have lived in Maine’s spookiest dog-friendly Airbnb for nearly three centuries.

Best Rustic Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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Pack your bags for a rustic retreat at this candlelit island cabin in Friendship. With no plumbing or electricity, Maine’s best rustic dog-friendly Airbnb is perfect for those on two legs and four looking to unplug. Enjoy your own private beach, trails, kayaking and an incredible night sky with Fido by your side. The tiny home does include an outhouse, rain barrel shower, candles and solar phone charging nearby.

Best Themed Dog-Friendly Airbnb

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Skoal is an adorable pet-friendly cottage in the small lobster fishing village of Beals. Given its location, it’ll come as no surprise that there’s a nautical theme. Not only is the main cottage of Maine’s best themed dog-friendly Airbnb decorated with ocean and fishing art, but you’ll also find a converted boat on the property that has been transformed into a workspace, speakeasy and lounge for guest use.

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