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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.

Condos in Ocean City

The busy and bustling town of Ocean City MD has everything you could need for a family vacation and more. Downtown Ocean City offers plenty of shopping and dining opportunities, the ocean views from the two and a half mile boardwalk will leave you breathless, and the Jolly Roger Amusement Park offers fun for all ages A great day trip from your Ocean City condo rental is a drive down the coastal highway to Fenwick Island or West Ocean City. Alternatively, take a boat ride on the beautiful ocean, and with many Ocean City Maryland vacation rental just steps away from the beach, this couldn’t be easier.

All rentals in Ocean City are beautifully decorated with full kitchens, so whether you are looking for a week-long rental, or something more long-term, you're sure to find something in the wide range of rental homes available. Ocean condos come in a variety of sizes and can suit many budgets. Take a look at the many vacation home and condo rentals to get your beach vacation started.

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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 hottest month in Ocean City is May, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 1 ˚F. The wettest month in Ocean City is May with 10.46 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 1.71 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Ocean City

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Homeaway, Airbnb, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 6,602 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Ocean City ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Ocean City can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $3 per night. A typical accommodation in Ocean City costs on average $221 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Ocean City, then you can choose from over 1,971 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 41 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 441 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Ocean City, you'll want to pick from 1,828 places to stay that provide parking. 451 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 108 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Ocean City AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 8 providers, including 865 places to stay from Homeaway, 397 accommodations from Airbnb and 397 places to stay from VRBO.

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