Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Ocean City

The ocean views and wildlife create a pretty picture of Ocean City. This walkable city is known for its bird watching, cycling and golfing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ocean City

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Ocean City has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steel Pier (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Playland's Castaway Cove (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Congo Falls Adventure Golf (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Haunted Golf (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Boardwalk Adventures Water Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Wonderland Pier (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Ocean City

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ocean City

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ocean City is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Snicklefritz Reef (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Ocean City Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Corson's Inlet State Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Lakes Bay (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Atlantic City Beach (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Altman Playground (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Transport

Transport options to and around Ocean City

Fly into Atlantic City, NJ (ACY-Atlantic City Intl.), the closest airport, located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

Where to stay near Ocean City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,441 holiday rentals near Ocean City. From 605 Houses to 670 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ocean City is on HomeAway.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ocean City:

  • Gold Coast: 244 holiday homes
  • Gardens: 224 holiday homes
  • Riviera: 425 holiday homes
  • Merion Park: 100 holiday homes
  • Village Green: 286 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes 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 homes near great places in Ocean City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Congo Falls Adventure Golf: 1,951 holiday rentals
  • Corson's Inlet State Park: 2,677 holiday rentals
  • Playland's Castaway Cove: 1,949 holiday rentals
  • Boardwalk Adventures Water Park: 1,942 holiday rentals
  • Discovery Seashell Museum: 1,954 holiday rentals

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 Houses in Ocean City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 605 Houses in Ocean City. Our other popular types of Ocean City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 670 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 101 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 28 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows 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 135 holiday homes with pool available in Ocean City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.