Rockland travel guide

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You're Going to Love Rockland

With a population of 7,297, Rockland is a must-see destination in Maine, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Rockland deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Rockland

If you’re looking for affordable options, Primo - Rockland (2 S. Main St.) and Sammy's Deluxe (488 Main St) are great picks.

When to visit Rockland

Rockland in March
Estimated hotel price
$145
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rockland in March
Estimated hotel price
$145
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Rockland in July, when the average temperature is 66.2 °F, and the highest can go up to 77 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 14 °F, with an average temperature of 23 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 6″. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Rockland, with an average rainfall of 2.5″.

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How to Get to Rockland

Plane

When flying to Rockland, you’ll arrive at Rockland Knox County Regional (RKD), which is located 3 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Rockland departs from Boston and takes around 1h 26m.

Train

The train station in Rockland is called Rockland State Ferry Terminal, and is located 0.2 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Rockland is to pick up a car rental from Boston, which is about 155 miles from Rockland. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Alamo, among others, in Boston.

Plane

When flying to Rockland, you’ll arrive at Rockland Knox County Regional (RKD), which is located 3 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Rockland departs from Boston and takes around 1h 26m.

Train

The train station in Rockland is called Rockland State Ferry Terminal, and is located 0.2 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Rockland is to pick up a car rental from Boston, which is about 155 miles from Rockland. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Alamo, among others, in Boston.

Airports near Rockland

Airlines serving Rockland

KLM
Good (849 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,186 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,945 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,211 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (927 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,932 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,544 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,363 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (768 reviews)
Avianca
Good (1,335 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (951 reviews)
Air Serbia
Good (138 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (772 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Rockland

Most booked hotels in Rockland

250 Main Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (9.3, 188 reviews)
$348+
Glen Cove Inn & Suites Rockport
2 stars
Excellent (9.1, 381 reviews)
$181+
The Craignair Inn & Restaurant
3 stars
Excellent (9.3, 38 reviews)
$298+
Country Inn at Camden Rockport
2 stars
Excellent (8.8, 820 reviews)
$228+
Rockland Harbor Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, 1176 reviews)
$239+
Claddagh Motel & Suites
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, 851 reviews)
$152+

Renting a car in Rockland

Renting a car in Rockland costs $122 per day, on average, or $243 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 5% more expensive than at Rockland Knox County Regional.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Rockland (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Rockland is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Kia Rio or similar) are, on average, 41% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Rockland costs $122 per day, on average, or $243 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 5% more expensive than at Rockland Knox County Regional.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Rockland (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Rockland is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Kia Rio or similar) are, on average, 41% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.