Destination guide

Explore the oceanfront setting in Ocean City

The ocean views and wildlife create a pretty picture of Ocean City. One of the city's many top draws is its bird watching. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Ocean City

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Ocean City a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pacific Paradise Family Fun Center (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Playtime Family Fun (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Chance A La Mer State Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Ocean Shores Golf Course (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Westport City Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Westport Winery (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ocean City

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ocean City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ocean City State Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Griffiths-Priday Ocean State Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Chance A La Mer State Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Ocean Shores Beach (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Pacific Beach State Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Damon Point (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ocean City

The nearest airport is in Hoquiam, WA (HQM-Bowerman), located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Ocean City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 297 vacation rentals near Ocean City. From 76 Condos/Apartments to 173 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ocean City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ocean City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ocean City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ocean Shores Beach: 429 vacation rentals
  • Coastal Intrepretive Center: 413 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Beach State Park: 325 vacation rentals
  • Twin Harbors Beach State Park: 256 vacation rentals
  • Damon Point: 376 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Ocean City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 76 Condos/Apartments in Ocean City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ocean City include:

  • Houses: 173 rentals available
  • Cabins: 27 rentals available
  • Cottages: 27 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ocean City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 41 vacation rentals with pool available in Ocean City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.