Apr 29, 2022 - Things to Do

5 lake and beachfront Airbnbs near Philadelphia for summer vacation

Living room area in lake house rental near Lakeville, Pennsylvania

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Plan your summer vacation with five scenic abodes available on Airbnb, all less than a three-hour drive from Philly.

1. Three-story lakefront property

This recently renovated lakefront home provides more than enough space indoors for a comfortable family vacation and plenty of amenities for fun outdoors as well.

  • Location: Lake Wallenpaupack, Pennsylvania.
  • Features: Waterfront, free parking, private dock, fire pit, kayak for guest use.
  • Space: 16 guests, six bedrooms, three bathrooms.
  • Cost: $720 per night.
Exterior of lake house rental near Lakeville, Pennsylvania
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Living room area of lake house rental near Lakeville, Pennsylvania
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2. Ocean City condo

Enjoy your Ocean City adventure in this spacious condo just steps away from the beach, boardwalk, and fishing pier.

  • Location: Ocean City, New Jersey.
  • Features: Rooftop deck, fireplace, outdoor shower, free parking onsite.
  • Space: Eight guests, three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms.
  • Cost: $235 per night.
Exterior of Ocean City, New Jersey condo
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3. Seaside cottage

This renovated cottage is ideal for families with features like outdoor space for grilling, corn-hole, a fire pit, and a game room.

  • Location: Seaside Park, New Jersey.
  • Features: Beach access, free parking onsite, fire pit, outdoor shower, game room.
  • Space: Six guests, three bedrooms, one bathroom.
  • Cost: $300 per night.
Exterior of cottage near Seaside Heights, New Jersey
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Living room area of cottage near Seaside, New Jersey
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4. Vintage beach house

Located just minutes from both the beach and Silver Lake, this rental provides the best of both worlds. You'll also be a short walk or bike ride to restaurants and shops on Rehoboth Avenue.

  • Location: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
  • Features: Beach access, free parking onsite, wrap-around screened porch, private backyard and grill, four bikes and a sea kayak available for use.
  • Space: 10 guests, five bedrooms, three bathrooms.
  • Cost: $625 per night.
Exterior of Vintage Beach House near Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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Living room area of vintage beach house near Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5. Luxury houseboat

This 640-square-foot luxury pad is literally on the water, but fully equipped for up to four guests and within walking distance to bars and restaurants along the Eastern Shore.

  • Location: Kent Narrows, Grasonville, Maryland.
  • Features: Free parking, beach access, rooftop deck.
  • Space: Four guests, two bedrooms, two bathrooms.
  • Cost: $280 per night.
Exterior of house boat Airbnb rental near Kent Island, Maryland
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Living room area inside house boat Airbnb rental on Kent Island, Maryland
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