Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Sandusky

Enjoy the history and other features of Sandusky. This city's theme park, water park and lake draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Sandusky

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Sandusky has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandusky Speedway (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rain Water Park Complex (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Cedar Point (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Keys Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Sawmill Creek Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sandusky

Travellers enjoy Sandusky for its lakeside setting and island views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sandusky is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Miami Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Pipe Creek Wildlife Area (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Marblehead Lighthouse (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Nickel Plate Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Kelleys Island State Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sandusky

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Sandusky Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sandusky?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 382 holiday lettings around Sandusky. From 166 houses to 134 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a lake-view property in Sandusky?

Ditch those busy beaches and head to a lake instead! Reconnect with your loved ones at a holiday rental by a lake and enjoy small pleasures like peaceful views and an invigorating splash in the water. HomeAway has 112 holiday rentals near lakes ready to be booked. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our range here includes:

  • 89 lakefront holiday accommodation options.
  • 81 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 68 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Sandusky?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Offering loads of space and privacy, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 156 houses currently listed on HomeAway. Prices begin at £56 per night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Condo: 106 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.
  • Cottage: 39 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Hotel: 34 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £31 per night.

Can I stay in Sandusky in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tough finding time to spend with your relatives and friends. A trip away is an ideal way to get together. If you were hoping to kick back together, HomeAway has options to suit. The most popular choice for large groups here are condo holiday rentals, and we have 46 available. If you're hoping to travel in a larger group, the rental properties that can meet your needs include:

  • Looking for places that can fit 6 guests? We have 93 that will be suitable. Prices start from £76 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 63 holiday rentals that are perfect. You can get one for as little as £69 per night.
  • Looking for rentals suitable for 12 guests? You'll be delighted to discover we have 31 that'll be ideal. You can get one for as little as £169 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your grandpa and all your pals to Sandusky.