Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Gulfport

Come and experience Gulfport and its live music, art galleries and festivals. Well known for its beaches, restaurants and theaters, this romantic city won't disappoint. Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Gulfport

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Gulfport a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Pier (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Alligator Attraction (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Tides Golf Club (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Tampa Bay Grand Prix (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Gulfport

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gulfport

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Gulfport is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunken Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Sand Key Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Sunset Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Upham Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Boyd Hill Nature Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Gulfport

The nearest airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 10.8 mi (17.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Gulfport?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,912 house rentals near Gulfport. From 766 Houses to 2,704 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gulfport for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gulfport?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gulfport:

  • Clearwater Beach: 1,031 vacation rentals
  • Isla del Sol: 283 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,145 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,641 vacation rentals
  • Sand Key: 1,012 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Gulfport?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Gulfport. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 8,052 home rentals
  • Fairway Village Golf Course: 7,588 home rentals
  • Cove Cay Golf Club: 7,675 home rentals
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club: 7,368 home rentals
  • Amalie Arena: 1,356 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gulfport listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gulfport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 766 Houses in Gulfport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gulfport include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,704 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 183 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 183 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gulfport?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,839 vacation homes with pool available in Gulfport.

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