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Ocean City Condos & Vacation Rentals

Ocean City Travel Guide

Snuggled between the Isle of Wight Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City is a paradise boasting a two-and-a-half-mile boardwalk, surrounded by a busy beach and buzzing attractions.

Things to Do in Ocean City

Found at the southern end of the boardwalk, Trimper’s Rides amusement park has activities for all ages and high-flying rides to get great views of the vibrant resort below. Thrill-seekers can head to the Jolly Roger Amusement Park for go-karting and Splash Mountain water park for water slides. You can also hop on the antique railway for a scenic tour of the city.

For something calmer, travelers head to the Gold Coast Mall -- the only indoor shopping center in Ocean City -- or to Gorman Avenue park, complete with tennis and racquetball courts, a pavilion and child-friendly playground.

Best Time to Visit Ocean City

Water temperatures peak in September, but most travelers visit Ocean City between July and August for temperature highs in the mid-80s.

A Local's Guide to Ocean City

The resort town in Maryland sits between the Atlantic Ocean and Isle of Wight Bay. There are ten miles of stunning beaches and a wooden boardwalk lined with restaurants, stores and rental properties. There are also water sports, camping grounds and even beautiful areas to hold a wedding.

Kayakers flock to this area for a paddle in the still water and tourists can try their hand by hiring a boat for the day. Tour boats head off to Assateague Island for day trips and to show off the sites of the coastline.

Whether a family vacation, couples getaway or solo adventure, this memorable resort is the best place for a beach vacation.

There are so many attractions within a short walk of most condo rentals here. Beautiful Ocean City gives visitors fantastic views along the three-mile boardwalk. There are trams and bikes to ride or skaters can bring boards or rollerskates for a trip along the pathway. In the evening, the boardwalk has arcades and adrenaline-pumping rides.

The area has some of the best surfing spots in the mid-Atlantic, with paddleboards, canoes and jet skis to hire for water-lovers to spend a day in the ocean.

Crab cakes, freshly made pizza and saltwater taffy are some of the incredible culinary treats that can be sampled along the coastline. There are also some great craft breweries in Ocean City for beer fans to sample some of the local brews and handcrafted spirits.

Shopaholics can hit the stores at outlets and the Gold Coast Mall as well as pick up some antiques in Snow Hill and Berlin. After a hard day hitting the boutiques, relax in one of the many spas.

Spot some local wildlife by heading to Assateague and visit the world-famous wild ponies that live in an unspoiled area with nature trails, foxes and native birds.

Culture vultures can watch a concert at the 1,200-seat performing arts center and see an interesting art exhibit at the Ocean City Center for the Arts. Visitors can also take a trip to the Life-Saving Station Museum and go back in time to explore the resort’s history.

Through the summer, there are many free events for families. The 100 Nights of Lights takes place on the boardwalk Memorial Day to Labor Day. Sundaes in the Park at Northside Park offers free concerts, ice cream and fireworks, while the OC Beach Party is on Tuesdays at the Caroline Street Stage.

Sporty visitors can rent a bike, bring a skateboard or baseball gear for a game on one of the fields at Northside Park. For slower-paced sports fans, Ocean City has many scenic golf courses and even a miniature golf course for a fun game.

Wouldn’t it be great to start every morning on vacation with a relaxing stroll on the beach? Sun-seekers can choose a beach house which is within a few seconds walk to the beach in Ocean City. There are lots of places to rent in ocean city with ocean views, full kitchens and other home comforts to give vacationers a great place to stay.

Plan a family vacation in Ocean City for late May to early September. Vacationers looking for week rentals in this period should look out for highs of around 80 degrees F along with some humidity.

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ocean City is in July, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ocean City is in the high season in July. Ocean City has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Ocean City tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Ocean City tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Ocean City

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ocean City. The warmest months in Ocean City are September and August, when temperatures reach 88 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Ocean City is August with 8.52 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 1.49 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Ocean City

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Homeaway, Airbnb, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. Ocean City has 97856 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Ocean City comes in at $3 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $210 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Ocean City can pick from 8016 places to stay that provide WiFi. 92 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 1756 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Ocean City? Then choose one of the 7696 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 1828 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 408 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Ocean City accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 8 providers, including 3596 places to stay from Homeaway, 1888 accommodations from Airbnb and 1612 places to stay from VRBO.

35392 accommodations in Ocean City have been reviewed: 39% are rated excellent or good. 31808 accommodations allow instant booking.

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