Discover a selection of 439 vacation rentals in Port Clinton 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $100 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Port Clinton. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover pet-friendly vacation rentals in Port Clinton

While taking a pet-friendly vacation in Ohio, check out the city of Port Clinton. This unique city is situated at the mouth of the Portage River, on the shores of Lake Erie. Located on both a river and a great lake, there are plenty of waterfront parks to explore. Many vacationers love to take a scenic boat ride on Lake Erie during the summer months. For some exotic wildlife viewing, there’s African Safari Wildlife Park, which offers both driving and walking tours. The city is also known as the “Walleye Capital of the World,” and it boasts a nature preserve of local wildlife that are native to Ohio. For a local indoor activity, enjoy a brew at Twin Oast Brewing.

Things to do

Family adventures near Port Clinton

Port Clinton vacation rentals don’t just give you easy access to the idyllic waters of Lake Erie. You and your family can also head over to African Safari Wildlife Park, which will bring you up close and personal to some staggering, exotic animals. Imagine being able to feed a camel, or pet a giraffe – that’s just some of the exploits on offer at the park, which also puts on educational animal shows involving formidable creatures like a 6-foot long python. Meanwhile, there’s natural beauty to explore at Catawba Island State Park, while a drive to Cedar Point will be rewarded by dozens of thrill-rides, as well as a wet and wild water park.

Activities

Taking to the lake in Port Clinton

Lake Erie is one of the 5 Great Lakes of North America, so you’ll definitely want to give it some quality time after you’ve settled into your Port Clinton vacation rental. Fishing is one of the biggest pursuits in this neck of the woods, and there are plenty of companies offering tours on Lake Erie. You can simply clamber aboard a walk-on vessel with your fellow fishing fanatics, or really push the boat out with a private charter, with an experienced captain providing refreshments and taking you to the best spots. Then, why not stroll through downtown Port Clinton, with its quaint boutiques and artisan shops?

Weather

Year-round getaways in Port Clinton

The best time to book one of the Port Clinton vacation rentals is in the period falling between April and October. This is when the area comes alive with vactioners looking to lap up Ohio’s great outdoors, take to the lake, and visit one of the nearby islands using the speedy ferry services. That said, it’s also worth considering a visit in the fall and winter seasons – it’ll be far quieter, but you can take advantage of better rates on accommodation and fishing trips, while you can even try your hand at some good old fashioned ice fishing too.

Natural features

Island-hopping near Port Clinton

A visit to Port Clinton is all about soaking up the natural grandeur of Lake Erie and the surrounding landscape – whether that means hiking through parklands or going for a swim at Port Clinton City Beach. While Lake Erie may seem intimidatingly vast, one of the most enjoyable ways to take it in is with a ferry ride to South Bass Island, which is synonymous with the village of Put-in-Bay. It’s known for its nightlife, but the island also features a natural wonder, Crystal Cave, which is the world’s largest geode and glimmers with other-worldly minerals.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Port Clinton

Fly into Toledo, OH (TOL-Toledo Express), the closest airport, located 45.2 mi (72.8 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port Clinton?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 439 vacation rentals around Port Clinton. From 228 house rentals to 38 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.