Destination guide

The relaxing area of Ocean City awaits your stay

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Ocean City. Travellers especially like the golfing, restaurants and bars in this walkable and relaxing city. If you're looking for accommodation options 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? Travellers enjoy fun activities like golfing and surfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ocean City a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Travellers enjoy Ocean City for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ocean City

Travellers 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Ocean City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,380 holiday rentals around Ocean City. From 3,198 Condos/Apartments to 1,168 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ocean City is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ocean City?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ocean City. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Harbour Island: 23 holiday rentals
  • Isle of Wight Bay: 4,105 holiday rentals
  • Midtown Ocean City: 1,899 holiday rentals
  • Caine Woods: 849 holiday rentals
  • Montego Bay: 648 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ocean City! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ocean City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Ocean City with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Dewey Beach: 2,045 holiday homes
  • Ocean View: 2,248 holiday homes
  • Lewes: 3,318 holiday homes
  • Henlopen Acres: 1,822 holiday homes
  • Rehoboth Beach: 3,432 holiday homes

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Ocean City?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Ocean City. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gold Coast Mall: 5,919 holiday rentals
  • Ocean City Boardwalk: 5,533 holiday rentals
  • Ocean City County Library: 5,698 holiday rentals
  • Sunset Park: 5,508 holiday rentals
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum: 5,522 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ocean City listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Ocean City

Dewey Beach
2,045 holiday rentals
Ocean View
2,248 holiday rentals
3,318 holiday rentals
Henlopen Acres
1,822 holiday rentals
Rehoboth Beach
3,432 holiday rentals
Bethany Beach
6,176 holiday rentals
South Bethany
3,467 holiday rentals
Fenwick Island
5,459 holiday rentals
2,692 holiday rentals
2,998 holiday rentals
Ocean Pines
4,229 holiday rentals
West Ocean City
3,849 holiday rentals
1,688 holiday rentals
Tower Shores
82 holiday rentals
4,055 holiday rentals
Snow Hill
3,365 holiday rentals
6,247 holiday rentals
Pocomoke City
211 holiday rentals
4,890 holiday rentals
3,378 holiday rentals