Destination guide

The tranquil area of Ocean City awaits your stay

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Ocean City. Travelers like the golfing, restaurants and bars in this walkable and relaxing city. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Ocean City

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Travelers enjoy fun activities like golfing and surfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ocean City a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maui Golf (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Planet Maze (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Jolly Roger Amusement Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Ember's Island Miniature Golf (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • The Links at Lighthouse Sound (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Ocean City Boardwalk (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Ocean City

Travelers enjoy Ocean City for its surfing. If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ocean City

Travelers love Ocean City for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunrises. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Ocean City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ocean City Beach (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Assawoman Bay (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Sunset Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Inlet Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Northside Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Maryland Beach (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)

Transportation options to and around Ocean City

Fly into Ocean City, MD (OCE-Ocean City Municipal), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Salisbury, MD (SBY-Salisbury - Ocean City Wicomico Regional), which is 23.5 mi (37.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Ocean City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,563 holiday lettings near Ocean City. From 3,290 Condos/Apartments to 1,204 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Ocean City area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ocean City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ocean City:

  • Caine Woods: 854 holiday homes
  • Heron Harbour Isle: 585 holiday homes
  • Midtown Ocean City: 1,930 holiday homes
  • Montego Bay: 659 holiday homes
  • Little Salisbury: 775 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ocean City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ocean City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ocean City County Library: 5,810 holiday lettings
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum: 5,633 holiday lettings
  • Jolly Roger Amusement Park: 5,687 holiday lettings
  • Inlet Park: 5,625 holiday lettings
  • Maui Golf: 5,697 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ocean City listed on HomeAway 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 Condos/Apartments in Ocean City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,290 Condos/Apartments in Ocean City. Our other popular types of Ocean City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,204 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 903 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 61 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ocean City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,566 holiday homes with pool available in Ocean City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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