Discover a selection of 101 vacation rentals in Oriental, NC that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $80 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Oriental. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Oriental getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Oriental with a stay in a private vacation home. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Oriental

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Oriental a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Havelock Tourist & Event Center (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Isaac Taylor Garden (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Oriental

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Oriental is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Croatan National Forest (22.1 mi / 35.6 km)
  • Union Point Park (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Pine Cliffs Recreation Area - Neusiok Trail (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Plum Creek (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Isaac Taylor Garden (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Oriental

The nearest airport is in New Bern, NC (EWN-Coastal Carolina Regional), located 19.6 mi (31.5 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Oriental?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental in or around Oriental that's a perfect match. Why not try these on for size?:

  • Make use of amenities including games and a highchair at "Wallace Meadows Farm Guest House. New". Located around 40 miles from Oriental, this quality property has 2 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another great choice is "Charming Upscale Bungalow - Beaufort Historic District", which is around 25 miles from Oriental. Featuring 1 bedroom, a kitchen and off-street parking options, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Oriental vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Oriental?

Punching far above its weight when it comes to character and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Oriental promises big adventure. Shut off your laptop and turn your focus to Mother Nature at one of these neat little escapes:

  • Leave the world behind and escape to "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". This retreat in Waynesville packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as nearby hunting activities and mountain views.
  • "Tiny House Downtown New Bern" in New Bern is another good choice. WiFi and a microwave oven will make your getaway here extra comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Oriental?

Whether you're looking to book a log cabin for a getaway with your close friends or a family vacation, Vrbo has you covered. Consider one of these vacation rentals in or near Oriental and enjoy getting back to nature for a while:

  • "Creek Front Log Cabin. Quiet And Charming. Public Boat Ramp Minutes Away" has all the comforts you need for a relaxing getaway, such as an oven and pet-friendly services. Once you've settled in, venture out and enjoy the picturesque scenery.
  • After a huge day of outdoor activities, unwind at "New Charming New Bern Log Cabin". This cozy escape comes with games and a fireplace.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Oriental?

Forget about catching up on chores, because weekends were made for having fun. Book one of these weekend getaways in and around Oriental and experience all the terrific things to do nearby:

  • Get away from it all at "Pet Friendly And Cozy Oceanfront Cottage W", which is around 30 miles to the southwest of Oriental. There's lots of adventure and nature to uncover here. Go parasailing and fishing or simply explore the sights of Star Hill Golf Club and Croatan National Forest.
  • "Experience Old Oriental" will also make you feel comfortable. Around 2 miles southeast of Oriental, use it as a base to try some kayaking or sailing. Star Hill Golf Club and Fort Macon State Park should also be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Oriental?

Enjoy the culture and lifestyle of Oriental from the privacy and comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you'd love to unwind on your own or paint the town red with pals, you'll find the perfect studio apartment for rent in and around Oriental:

  • Wake up, go exploring and then do it all over again at "Charming Upscale Bungalow - Beaufort Historic District". This vacation rental is an excellent base for discovering the sights and offers amenities including heating and a washing machine.
  • Alternatively, slip into vacation mode at "Historical Guest House Featured On Hgtv's Beachfront Bargain Hunt Renovation", which comes with conveniences including towels and WiFi.

When you're ready to step out of your studio apartment and go exploring, there's loads to keep you on the move around Oriental. Love cultural attractions? Pencil in a visit to Koka Booth Amphitheater and African American Cultural Complex.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Oriental?

Short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Oriental. Chill out for the weekend in a cool condo, a cozy cottage or a roomy home. No matter what type of vacation rental you're searching for, you'll find the right place with Vrbo. These are a few of our favorites:

  • If you'd like to be near the action, "Beautiful Historic Private Retreat Couples Welcome" will suit your style. It's within reach of the heart of Oriental and a great base to discover sights like Jordan Lake State Recreation Area and The Preserve at Jordan Lake.
  • Eat, sleep and explore what's around you from "Wow Luxurious Beach Homeprivate Poolhot Tubfree Wifi", another excellent option. Cloer Family Vineyards and McIntyre's Fine Books and Bookends should be on your must-do list when it's time to go sightseeing.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Oriental?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like planning a romantic weekend together. If you're eager to spend a couple of nights away with your honey, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Oriental that will get your heart racing:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a couple of passion-filled evenings at "Charming Upscale Bungalow - Beaufort Historic District". Located around 25 miles from Oriental, this place comes with lots of nice touches, like air conditioning and shopping facilities.
  • "Ada's Camp - Historic Bath, Nc Cottage" is another wonderful option that'll woo you. It's around 30 miles from Oriental and comes with a restaurant dining guide and a nearby marina.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Oriental?

Vacation with others and multiply the fun. Whether you're planning an epic escape with your best friends for a family get-together, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near Oriental:

  • There's plenty of space to sprawl out at "Neuse River House - 7 Night Disc. Of 50". Around 17 miles west of Oriental, this generous property has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. Amenities include a nearby river and a fireplace.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your dearest friends to "Noelle's View - Sound Front Home With Dock" and fill the place with love and laughter. This top option has 5 bedrooms and is around 19 miles to the south of central Oriental. It's packed with features to keep your large group happy and comfortable, such as a kitchen and a nearby waterfront.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Oriental?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most desired. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Oriental and spend your time splashing around. Just remember to bring your inflatable unicorn:

  • Get comfortable at "Historical Guest House Featured On Hgtv's Beachfront Bargain Hunt Renovation", where your top priority will be relaxing by the pool. Amenities such as childrens activities and a kitchen help make this getaway a favorite with guests.
  • Spend lazy days splashing about or finding some peaceful moments by the water at "Tiny House Downtown New Bern". This vacation home is another top choice and features a microwave oven, pet-friendly facilities and more.

Oriental has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures fluctuating between 75 ºF and 85 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Oriental vacation rental and plan your escape for whenever you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Oriental?

No matter if your ideal escape is up in the mountains or near the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with those closest to you. Book one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Oriental and bring the whole gang:

  • Sleeping up to 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Ada's Camp - Historic Bath, Nc Cottage" is the perfect place to spend quality time with the family. This top-rated escape is 30 miles to the north of Oriental and has creature comforts that include a fridge and a living room.
  • "Pet Friendly And Cozy Oceanfront Cottage W" also has the space you need to live it up with loved ones. This property is around 30 miles to the southwest of Oriental, and accommodates 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A dishwasher and childrens activities will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

If you're eager to do some sightseeing, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to stick on your itinerary. North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Frankie's Fun Park and Triangle Town Center are great places to start.