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 features

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 rentals are available around Ocean City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,236 holiday lettings around Ocean City. From 3,134 flats & apartments to 1,106 houses, 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.

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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sunset Island: 175 holiday homes
  • Jolly Roger Amusement Park: 5,384 holiday homes
  • Ocean Hideaway: 17 holiday homes
  • Maryland Beach: 4,561 holiday homes
  • Midtown Ocean City: 1,821 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ocean City! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Rehoboth Beach: 3,323 holiday lettings
  • Bethany Beach: 5,992 holiday lettings
  • Fenwick Island: 5,308 holiday lettings
  • Ocean View: 2,187 holiday lettings
  • Selbyville: 2,937 holiday lettings

For other cities, 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 in Ocean City? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Ocean City. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jolly Roger Amusement Park: 5,384 holiday rentals
  • Jolly Roger at the Pier: 5,327 holiday rentals
  • Northside Park: 5,987 holiday rentals
  • Ember's Island Miniature Golf: 5,385 holiday rentals
  • Gold Coast Mall: 5,714 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ocean City listed on 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 accommodations.

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