Discover a selection of 336 vacation rentals in Port Clinton, OH 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 $69 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

Find your cabin rental around Port Clinton

Lake cabin rentals in Ohio in Port Clinton put you in the heart of the North Coast of Lake Erie. The quaint town boasts sandy beaches, a historic downtown area, and nearby South Bass Island, which has a multitude of fun outdoor activities and attractions.

 
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

Transportation options to and around Port Clinton

The nearest airport is in Toledo Express Airport (TOL), located 45.2 mi (72.8 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Port Clinton?

Whether you're in search of an intimate retreat for you and your sweetheart or somewhere roomy to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Port Clinton. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • Around 25 miles from the center of Port Clinton, you'll want to keep coming back to "Private Lakefront Cottage Near Sandy Beaches". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of conveniences like an electric kettle and a boat.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "Lakefront Condo - Breathtaking View". Around 1 mile from the heart of Port Clinton, it has 1 bedroom and features cookware, dishware and utensils and lowered locks.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Port Clinton?

Sometimes, you just need to get away from the chaos of modern life. That's where Vrbo comes in. We've got a fantastic selection of log cabin vacation rentals in and around Port Clinton where you can connect with nature. These are just for starters:

  • "Stunning Log Cabin On 65 Acres" has all the conveniences you need for a relaxed getaway, including a pool and a firepit. After you've unpacked, get out and about and soak up the lovely scenery.
  • Bring a few pals with you or get comfy with your love at "New Modern Cozy Perrysburg Log Cabin W". A smart TV and high-speed internet services are just some of the conveniences you'll find at this charming escape.

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

Forget about catching up on chores, because weekends were made for having fun. Choose one of these weekend getaways in and near Port Clinton and take advantage of all the wonderful things to do nearby:

  • Located 20 miles to the east of the center of Port Clinton, "Lake Erie Lakefront Cottage" is a good fit for adventurous types and nature buffs. Get out and explore nearby attractions, such as Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve and Caley Reservation. Then, take the opportunity to try fishing or sailing.
  • Alternatively, leave your worries behind at "Sun, Sand And Sensational This Is The View From Your Private Balcony". Stay in and enjoy its comforts, or be adventurous and try kayaking and cycling. When you're ready to explore more of the area, check out Resthaven Wildlife Area and Sherod Park. This terrific vacation rental is around 1 mile east of Port Clinton.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Port Clinton?

Studio apartments are a hard act to follow when it comes to convenience, character and location. Browse these studio apartments for rent in or near Port Clinton and take in the buzzing local vibe:

  • Throw your bags down at "Lakefront Condo - Breathtaking View". Amenities including a beach and a washing machine will make you feel at home here.
  • Another awesome choice is "Fantastic View Waterfronts Condo Pool Beach Jet Express All Tile Updated Condo". Take advantage of heating, a garden and other handy amenities during your stay.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to see more of Port Clinton. Cultural attractions like Mansfield Art Center and Wexner Center for the Arts will help you better understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Port Clinton?

From modern studio apartments to spacious homes, Vrbo has your vacation sorted. Here are two of our popular picks in and around Port Clinton:

  • If you only need to stay a couple of nights, "Sun, Sand And Sensational This Is The View From Your Private Balcony" is a fantastic choice. It's not too far from the center of Port Clinton, so you'll be near all the top attractions.
  • Another great option is "Fantastic View Waterfronts Condo Pool Beach Jet Express All Tile Updated Condo". Round up a few friends and enjoy a relaxing stay near the heart of Port Clinton.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Port Clinton?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a treehouse, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to spice up your love life. Whisk your special someone away for a couple of relaxing days at one of these top escapes in or near Port Clinton:

  • Located around 25 miles from Port Clinton, "Private Lakefront Cottage Near Sandy Beaches" is an ideal place for starry-eyed lovebirds. Winery tours and a fireplace are just some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few relaxing days together is "Lakefront Condo - Breathtaking View". Around 1 mile from Port Clinton, shopping facilities and a restaurant dining guide add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Port Clinton?

If you're after somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, you're going to need somewhere spacious. These mansions for rent in or near Port Clinton will easily fit your entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Situated about 12 miles to the east of Port Clinton, "Classic Downtown Mansion" is the ideal place to relax in total luxury. Nice touches here include golf and a separate dining area.
  • Another great option is "Downtown Historic Mansion". Approximately 12 miles to the east of Port Clinton, this gorgeous vacation rental is the crème-de-la-crème of homes and offers beauty services, golf and more.

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

Check out these large group vacation rentals in or near Port Clinton where you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list:

  • Offering space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home". Up to 17 people can stay at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a fireplace and a nearby waterfront. This group favorite is around 16 miles to the east of Port Clinton.
  • "Lifetime Memories Pool Hot Tub Play Ground Game Room Free Wifi Ac Griddle" is another impressive option. It's around 9 miles to the east of Port Clinton, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 19 guests. A lake view and a water park are among the things that'll help make your group vacation even more memorable.

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

Nothing screams good times like a pool does. Dig out your unicorn floatie and check out these rental houses in or near Port Clinton that come with this vacation necessity:

  • Round up your gang and enjoy an unforgettable break at "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home". There's a lot to love about this escape apart from its pool, such as a dining table and a nearby laundromat.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing about or just unwinding by the water at "Glass House 5 Bedroom Private Lake Erie Beach Great For Summer". This vacation home is another guest favorite and offers a toaster, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Curious what the weather's like in Port Clinton? It has a humid continental climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 65 ºF to 75 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire selection of Port Clinton vacation rentals.

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

Whether your idea of the perfect escape is out in the countryside or on the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with your favorite people. Check out these large family vacation rentals in or near Port Clinton and bring along the whole crew:

  • Sleeping as many as 7 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Private Lakefront Cottage Near Sandy Beaches" is the perfect place to spend time together. This retreat is 25 miles to the east of Port Clinton and has amenities that include a stereo and cable/satellite TV services.
  • Another popular choice is "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home". This vacation rental is 16 miles east of Port Clinton and features nearby birdwatching activities, outdoor furniture and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 17 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your invitation list.

If you're in the mood to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to add to your to-do list. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Marion County Fairgrounds and Zoombezi Bay Waterpark are fine places to start.