Rent A Boat In Maryland, USA - Updated 2023

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A mid-Atlantic state in the United States, Maryland is known for its coastlines and waterways on the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. The largest city in the state is Baltimore, which has a long history of being a seaport. You will also find here lots of interesting attractions as well as historic sites, such as Fort McHenry, where the national anthem of the US originates, the National Aquarium that is home to varieties of sea creatures, and the Maryland Science Center. Apart from the attractions, Maryland is also boasting with unique vacation rentals. If you want to experience a unique stay, keep reading this article and rent a boat in Maryland, USA.

1. Two-bedroom family-friendly houseboat (from USD 141)

This Airbnb vacation rental is a sailboat that is converted into a two-bedroom apartment. It is a family-friendly accommodation that can suit up to four guests. Apart from the bedroom in the main and the second cabin, it has a kitchenette in the galley, a sitting area in the salon, and a deck with a cozy cockpit where you can lounge. Also, another thing they offer is a sailing tour if the weather permits. Booking this home on the water will surely be an experience you wouldn’t forget.

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
327 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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and we got great restaurant reviews from ryan including iron rooster and preserve
the boat itself is in great condition and had all the amenities that a small apartment would have
my studio was exceptionally clean upon arrival
beautiful clean and convenient
everything was convenient and clean
ryan’s studio was impeccably clean and very well kept overall
super clean comfortable and convenient though a little exotic
ryan is the perfect host
ryan was a wonderful host
ryan was an excellent host
ryan is a great host everything is explained in great detail
ryan is a great and attentive host
walking distance to many great places
great accommodations in an ideal location
the location is so convenient to many great restaurants and just a short walk to the downtown
great location right across the bridge from annapolis within walking distance of restaurants historic sites and stores
great location with easy walking access to eastport and annapolis
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2. A fully furnished houseboat for six (from USD 225)

This Airbnb vacation rental is a 35 ft (10.67 m) Formula Pleasure Craft made in 1987. It is transformed into a one-bedroom houseboat that can accommodate up to six people. Apart from the bedroom, you can sleep on the table that converts into a bed. Also, it is as convenient as a no-frills home that features a sitting area, dining room, private bathroom, and semi-equipped kitchen. Just a reminder that it is a boat, so if you have mobility issues, this is not an ideal place to stay for you.

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
81 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 3 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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we truly enjoyed the marina environment but the bathrooms were sub-par
very warm and comfortable
it was enough to stay clean though
the boat was clean the perfect size for us and was super warm and cozy
the boat is really clean and micheals flexibility with check in and check out are amazing
michael’s boat was very comfortable and clean and offered a unique experience
mike was an amazing host
mike was a wonderful host and very quick to respond
awesome place and great host
mike was very responsive and attentive to our needs
thank you for being such an accommodating host michael
the location is great - 20 minutes from annapolis
michael’s boat is fantastic great location and fun place to stay
michael really has a great place to be able to get away from your normal life
michael is very well acquainted with the area since he lives close and has lots of great recommendations
friendly neighbors and access to boards kayaks and a riverside community park
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3. Beautiful vacation rental in Back Creek

This Airbnb vacation rental is a 36 ft (10.97 m) sailboat that is located in Back Creek in Annapolis, which has a swimming pool, supplies store, cafes, and water service taxi. It features two bedrooms and four beds that can accommodate up to six persons. It also has a living area in the salon, the kitchen at the galley, and a private bathroom. Additionally, it has heating facilities during winter and air-conditioning unit for summer.

Annapolis, Maryland, United States
172 reviews   Wifi Available
Boat 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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amenities are nice including the bath house and pool
the boat is a comfortable stay with all the amenities you would need
we enjoyed sleeping on a boat we made the most of the pool in the marina
so we knew what to expect cool alternative to a hotel room in annapolis
the boat offers a small tv and dvd play for watching movies and regular cable networks
clean bathhouse is 100ft away
the bath house is convenient and clean
bath house was very clean and close
marina was great bath house was clean and the pool was super
the marina facilities are clean and convenient
ken is a great host
ken was an excellent host
ken was very responsive to questions and direction even though he was out of the country
everyone was very friendly
ken is a fantastic host
the location is perfect with close proximity to everything
location was great and very safe
the location is quite private and safe
safe place to stay and great location
i returned for another trip because the location in the marina atmosphere is outstanding
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4. A boathouse with on board sound system

If you haven’t tried living in a boat, then it’s time to rent one for a night or two. It feels like camping but better. This Airbnb vacation rental is a 26 ft (7,92 m) sailboat that has two bedrooms, which can accommodate up to three guests. It features a dining area, a functional kitchen, and an on board sound system. Another great thing about this boat is you can sail it; all you have to do is communicate with your host.

Edgewater, Maryland, United States
84 reviews   Superhost
Boat 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

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it was cold and wet which made the bathroom situation interesting
it's very clean and neat
marina bathrooms clean updated and hot shower water in the mornings
everything was perfectly clean and organized
it was comfortable and clean and the marina bathrooms were nice as well
very nice marina bathrooms that were very modern and clean
rodrigo was an amazing host
rodrigo was a fantastic host
rodrigo was extremely helpful and attentive to all questions and requests
rodrigo was very responsive
love the boat rodrigo is an excellent host that answers all questions you have
very quiet location that offered easy access to the d
good local restaurants and stores close bye
great location and a fun offbeat place to stay
we enjoyed the local bars/restaurants that were super close to the marina
perfect place to stay amazing sunsets and close to annapolis enjoyed the weekend very much
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5. A boat converted to a studio type apartment

If you’re tired of your usual accommodation when on holiday, and want to be a little adventurous, then you have to try this Airbnb vacation rental. It is a boat converted into a studio apartment. One of the good things about this boat rental is it is well-lit with natural light during the day, and at night it is illuminated with artificial lights, enabling guests to do their thing. It features two beds that can accommodate up to three people, perfect for a small family, group of friends, or a couple with a friend. It also has a private bathroom, sitting area, and a kitchen complete with the basic cutlery, kitchen wares, oven, refrigerator, and microwave. And, if you wish to entertain guests and have barbecues, you can do it at the upper deck with outdoor furniture and grill.

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
31 reviews  
Boat 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
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highly recommended great location comfortable boat and ac keep it nice a cool
unlike some other boats the bathroom was clean there was a full shower and it wasn't stinky
the boat was clean cozy and filled with anything anyone vacationing could need
this boat is in a great location very clean and totally safe
donovan was an excellent host
donovan was very responsive when booking and with answers to our questions
donovan was an excellent host he answered all our questions and was very helpful
donovan was very responsive and check-in was smooth and easy
excellent communication with host and easy check in
cool spot in an amazing location
it's a nice walk to/from the convention center
walking distance to all of baltimore’s best sights and restaurants
amazing location and a cool experience to stay on a boat
this is a gem amazing location and you will absolutely love being gently rocked to sleep on the water
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6. Private yacht rental that you can use for cruising

Located in Downtown Baltimore, this Airbnb vacation rental is a 42 ft (912.80 m) Kadey Krogen yacht. It is luxurious and well-equipped with the essentials as well as entertainment facilities. It has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests, comfortably. Also, you’ll find here a fully functional kitchen, a sun deck with love seat, JBL speaker, and spectacular view. Additionally, it features a salon turned living area that has a flat-screen television with Bose system.

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
270 reviews  
Boat 6 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning was enjoyed each night for cool sleeping
there was plenty of hot water and the bed was super comfy
hot shower spacious nicest boat on the dock by a mile
from our breakfast coffee thru happy hour cocktails to gazing at the stars there were many seating options
the heads work fine and the shower though small is adequate
clean and well appointed
it was clean and incredibly well kept
absolutely amazing clean and comfortable
everything was meticulously clean and we wanted for nothing
the pool was very clean and we enjoyed the bar and food
the boat is wonderful and the host is very helpful
art was a great host
friendly and always responds host
art was a gracious host
art is an awesome host and his boat is amazing
the location was particularly great
the location was great with many eating establishments near by
right across the street from safeway and in a great area
this is a beautiful yacht situated in a prime location in baltimore
hm was a great property loved the location in canton and even the location in the marina
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Charming Maryland

Maryland has so much to offer from museums, to wildlife, and historical sites, you surely won’t run out of things to do while you’re here. Just make sure that you have a lot of time and energy for sightseeing. Check out our list of the best boats in Maryland, USA, for a unique experience in the state.

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