Discover a selection of 386 vacation rentals in Oak Harbor, WA 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 kitchens and WiFi. Prices start at $118 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Oak Harbor. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Island living in the heart of the Pacific Northwest

Set along the northeast coast of Whidbey Island, in the sparkling blue waters of Puget Sound, Oak Harbor is a cozy little town with enough natural beauty to last a lifetime. Located just 90 minutes north of Seattle, and just east of the Olympic Peninsula, the picturesque village offers sweeping views of the Pacific Northwest's famed peaks, including the North Cascades, Mount Rainier, and the Olympic Mountains. Your Oak Harbor vacation rental will place you near the town's mixture of pristine parks and unique attractions, offering a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy.

Things to do

Parks, playhouses, and PBYs—an island for everyone

There's no shortage of parks in Oak Harbor, including the 28.5-acre Windjammer Park, a waterfront space with sports facilities, playgrounds, walking trails, picnic facilities, and a beach with a dock and slide. Nearby Joseph Whidbey State Park also features hiking trails and a beach. History is on display at the PBY-Naval Air Museum, which explores the World War II-era amphibious aircraft. Kids and adults of all ages will love the chance to play pilot with the interactive flight simulator. For a change of pace, embrace the town's thriving cultural landscape and enjoy a night of drama at the Whidbey Playhouse.

Activities

Farmers' markets, festivals, and fun on the water

For a truly memorable experience, take a boat ride through Deception Pass, the rocky strait that connects Fidalgo Island with Whidbey Island. Most tours travel under Deception Pass Bridge, the structure that connects the 2 points. If you booked an Oak Harbor vacation rental with outdoorsy types, they might enjoy exploring the waters by kayak, canoe, or paddleboard. For those who prefer less strenuous activity, special summer events include a weekly farmers' market, and the Oak Harbor Music Festival, a Labor Day weekend event featuring live performances, beer gardens, and local vendors.

Weather

Packed your umbrella and galoshes? Not so fast…

Your Oak Harbor vacation rental is looking mighty cozy in the winter when daytime highs are in the 40s, but lows drop near freezing. Winter is also the rainiest season, but it's not as wet as you might expect for the Pacific Northwest. November and December are the wettest months but only 2.5 to 3 inches of rain accumulate each month. Spring and fall offer very comfortable conditions with highs in the 50s and 60s. Oak Harbor is made for summer days, when the sun shines, little rain falls, and daytime temperatures head toward the 80s.

Natural features

Get ready to have a whale of a good time!

There's nothing quite like seeing gray whales or orcas up close. Thankfully, many area companies offer whale-watching tours in March and April, when these magnificent marine creatures can be seen in the waters surrounding Whidbey Island. And it's quite the watery landscape, as Puget Sound gives way to bays and coves, while small ponds, lakes, creeks, and wetlands are found throughout the island. Further inland, Whidbey Island also features lush forests made up of Douglas fir, alder, maple, and cedar trees, which are sometimes surrounded by sweeping prairies.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Oak Harbor

Fly into Lopez Island, WA (LPS), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Friday Harbor, WA (FRD), which is 23.8 mi (38.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Oak Harbor, WA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 386 vacation rentals around Oak Harbor. From 283 house rentals to 56 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a water-view property in Oak Harbor?

All of us need a retreat sometimes. When the fast pace of everyday life begins to take a toll, wash away that stress and make your way towards the water. Vrbo has 179 waterfront vacation rentals in this destination. After a different vacation vibe? See if any of our other properties take your fancy. Our options for this destination include:

  • 130 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 125 beachfront vacation rentals.
  • 124 beach-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Oak Harbor?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and love having lots of space to spread out, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 291 houses currently listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $35 per night. If that doesn't fit with your squad's style, we've got a number of other rental options available, such as:

  • Cottage: 32 vacation homes. Prices start from $60 per night.
  • Cabin: 31 vacation homes. Prices start from $111 per night.
  • Studio: 14 vacation homes. Prices start from $95 per night.

Can I stay in Oak Harbor in a large group?

Nothing compares to getting together with your old friends or spending a week or so with extended family in a terrific new place. And the best thing, Vrbo has options to suit. The top choice for large groups here are house vacation homes, and you'll find 79 currently listed. The lodging options that can cater to large numbers around here include:

  • Are you on the hunt for vacation homes that can fit 6 of you? We have 99 that will be suitable. Prices start from $75 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your squad, you'll be happy to learn that there are 65 vacation homes that are ideal. You can get one for as little as $80 per night.
  • Searching for properties for rent suitable for 10 guests? You'll be thrilled to find out we have 26 that'll be perfect. You can book one for as little as $175 per night.

So never fear! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your grandma and all your buddies to Oak Harbor.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Oak Harbor?

Cut down on those steep accommodation costs by organizing your stay with Vrbo. You'll find plenty of awesome rentals and save loads! You can always bank on there being an irresistible deal awaiting you in or around Lagoon Point. With 9 rentals available at an average price of $1,251 a night, a stay in this well-known area is sure to get your trip off to a good start!

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