Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Sandusky, 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 private pools. Prices start at $105 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Sandusky. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Sandusky is ready to explore

The lake and island views create a pretty picture of Sandusky. This city's theme park, water park and fishing draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Sandusky

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Travelers enjoy Sandusky for its fishing, boating and biking. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Sandusky a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cedar Point (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Sandusky Speedway (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Castaway Bay Waterpark (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Ghostly Manor Thrill Center (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Sawmill Creek Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sandusky

Travelers enjoy Sandusky for its lakeside setting and island views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Sandusky is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Marblehead Lighthouse (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • East Harbor State Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Nickel Plate Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Catawba Island State Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Perry's Cave (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sandusky

Fly into Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE), the closest airport, located 45.3 mi (73 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Cleveland, OH (BKL-Burke Lakefront), which is 53.5 mi (86.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Sandusky Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Sandusky?

Whether you want a cozy escape for you and your boo or somewhere spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Sandusky. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • Make the most of handy amenities like internet services and an electric kettle at "Private Lakefront Cottage Near Sandy Beaches". Located around 11 miles from Sandusky, this vacation rental has 3 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "Lake Erie Lakefront Cottage" is another top-notch choice, offering 2 bedrooms, a nearby laundromat, a kitchen and more. It's around 8 miles from Sandusky.

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

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

Get far away from the rat race at one of our weekend getaways in or near Sandusky. Whether you'd like to catch up with friends or spend precious time with the family, we'll have something to suit your needs. These are some of our top-rated options:

  • Make yourself at home at "Cozy Chesapeake Loft With Balcony Overlooking Lake Erie. . Reserving Now". Around 0.1 miles to the northwest of Sandusky, it has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a living room and a lake view.
  • Alternatively, make memories with your gang at "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home", which is around 4 miles to the east of Sandusky. You'll have use of a barbecue grill, a nearby zoo and more here.

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

If you're tracking down a simple yet stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently positioned in the middle of town. We recommend the following options in or near Sandusky:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Cozy Chesapeake Loft With Balcony Overlooking Lake Erie. . Reserving Now". Book a few nights or more at this popular abode and you'll have access to a balcony and a microwave oven.
  • Alternatively, use "Bright Bayfront Oasis For Four" as a base to explore the sights around you. This cozy home away from home comes with internet services, a smart TV and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Sandusky?

From cozy studio apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your quick break sorted. Here are some of our most popular picks in and around Sandusky:

  • Close to the center of Sandusky, "Great Family Retreat, Cozy Front Porch And Balcony With Amazing Lake Views" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your comfortable digs, get out and explore all the fun stuff around you.
  • Another excellent option is "Sunnyside Cottage - Close To Private And Public Beaches". Round up your nearest and dearest and enjoy a comfortable stay near the heart of Sandusky.

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

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to spice up your love life. Whisk your other half away for a few days at one of these appealing escapes in or near Sandusky:

  • Sneak off on Friday afternoon for a couple of passionate nights at "Private Lakefront Cottage Near Sandy Beaches". Roughly 11 miles from Sandusky, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like a fireplace and winery tours.
  • Otherwise, spend a few days canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Lake Erie Lakefront Cottage", around 8 miles from Sandusky. A fireplace and a restaurant dining guide will help set the mood for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Sandusky?

Nothing screams "best vacation evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Spoil the family with an unforgettable escape at one of these mansions for rent in or near Sandusky:

  • Around 0.1 miles to the southwest of Sandusky is "Classic Downtown Mansion". Along with its grand design, you'll also love its top-notch amenities, such as golf and a separate dining area.
  • With beauty services, golf and a wealth of other top-notch amenities, "Downtown Historic Mansion" will get your team's tick of approval. This opulent stay is around 0.1 miles to the southwest of Sandusky.

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

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your entire gang. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Sandusky and spend time with your favorite people under the one roof:

  • A host of amenities including a garden and a water park make "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home" a group favorite. This sprawling getaway has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 17 guests. From central Sandusky, it's around 4 miles away to the east.
  • "Great Family Retreat, Cozy Front Porch And Balcony With Amazing Lake Views" is another awesome option. It's around 7 miles to the southeast of Sandusky, has 4 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 13 guests. A firepit and a water park are just a couple of things that'll help make your group vacation more comfortable.

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

Nothing spells fun like a pool. Blow up your flamingo floatie and check out these houses in or near Sandusky that feature this vacation necessity:

  • Round up your gang and enjoy a memorable break at "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home". There's plenty to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as a living room and childrens activities.
  • Otherwise, unpack your bags at "Glass House 5 Bedroom Private Lake Erie Beach Great For Summer". As well as its inviting pool, you can also make use of outdoor furniture and cable/satellite TV services.

Sandusky has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 75 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Sandusky vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

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

Whether your ideal getaway is out in the country or near the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with people you love. Check out these large family vacation rentals in or near Sandusky and bring along the whole gang:

  • Sleeping as many as 7 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Private Lakefront Cottage Near Sandy Beaches" is the perfect place for some family time. This popular getaway is 11 miles to the southeast of Sandusky and has creature comforts that include towels and a microwave oven.
  • "The Lake House At Cedar Point - Beautiful Waterfront Home" also offers the space you need to make memories with loved ones. This property is around 4 miles to the east of Sandusky, and accommodates 17 guests in its 5 bedrooms. A dishwasher and outdoor furniture will help keep everyone comfortable.

When it's time to get out and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Cedar Point, Castaway Bay Waterpark and Goofy Golf should be at the top of your itinerary.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Sandusky?

Add a splash of grandeur to your vacation by booking somewhere with an indoor pool. These beautiful large houses in or near Sandusky have a swimming space that's just for you, along with lots of room for whoever you're inviting along:

  • Invite your loved ones over for a leisurely swim at "Spacious 6 Br/4. 5 Bath, Wheelchair Access". This home has space to spare, with 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 people. A fireplace and a swimming pool are other things your team will love about this place.
  • Another attractive property is "Beautiful Vacation Home On The Water". With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 10 guests, you can invite your entire gang to swim, lounge and hang out. A swimming pool and a kitchen are other amenities your guests can make use of here.

For even more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Sandusky vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.