Destination Photo

Ocean City Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Ocean City

Ocean City Vacation Rentals with a Pool

Ocean City Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

Ocean City Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

Ocean City Travel Guide

Beautiful Ocean City is located in a small harbor of Washington State and is bordered by multiple beaches. Ocean City is an ideal spot for family fun, a couples’ getaway or a long weekend with friends. The town may be small but it has plenty to offer -- most notably for nature-lovers who take advantage of Washington state's many outdoor activities, from trekking, waterfalls, and water sports.

Things to Do in Ocean City

If you like to spend most of your time outside, Ocean City is the place for you. Ocean City has amazing parks, forests, and beach shores to visit. Complete with a wonderful northern beach vibe, the town has large white sand dunes, swamps, and exciting forest parks.

Head to Ocean City Washington State Park where there are activities for the whole family including clamming, fishing, bird watching, wildlife viewing, an amphitheater, and camping. There are also grassy areas designed for volleyball and tennis games -- perfect for a sunny day. In the colder months, skating and sledding are on offer.

Playtime Family Fun Center is the spot for go-cart racing, playing video games, and carousel riding. For something a little more educational, the Coastal Interpretive Center is a science museum where both adults and children can learn about history, biology, chemistry, and botany. Additionally, perhaps the most memorable thing you can do in Ocean City is go whale-watching. For exact times and days check out the Whale Trail Guide, but usually the best months are in May and October, when the whales migrate.

For time away from the kids, the large Quinault Beach Casino is where visitors can try their luck and win big. Alternatively, treat yourself to some retail therapy at Ocean City Market Place where you can find numerous handmade items.

Best Places to Stay in Ocean City

The busiest part of this little Ocean City is the downtown area where most shops, restaurants and entertainment is located. If you're looking for vibrant nightlife, this spot is for you. The range of downtown vacation rental homes provide absolute comfort for you and your group to make a home-away-from-home.

If you prefer a quieter area to stay, look closer to the beaches or to the state park -- here, you can enjoy direct access to nature from your own vacation space.

Best Time to Visit Ocean City

Ocean City is a northern town, meaning it doesn't get too hot throughout the year but the summer months are warm with an average of 60 degrees. From October to May it is very cold and rainy but vacation rentals are likely to be cheaper during this period, plus colder fall months are great for getting cozy in a vacation rental log cabin.

Food in Ocean City

Ocean City has something to satisfy every palate -- old-school diners, restaurants serving homecooked food, fine-dining spots, and of course, plenty of seafood places. Due to Ocean City's diverse marine life, you have to try a local fish dish while in town!

Price and Availability in Ocean City

Most expensive
Most availability
, , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec 1 , 0.9 , 0.8 , 0.7 , 0.6 , 0.5 , 0.4 , 0.3 , 0.2 , 0.1 , 0
Powered by:
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ocean City is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ocean City is in the high season in August. Ocean City has its low season in January, 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 Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. 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

81º 49º
87º 50º
80º 41º
75º 38º
61º 34º
57º 30º
59º 34º
51º 24º
71º 29º
81º 35º
80º 39º
79º 41º
Rainy days
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ocean City. The hottest month in Ocean City is May, when temperatures peak at 87 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Ocean City is January with 12.94 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.06 inches of rain.

What Expert Travelers Think

Destinations near Ocean City