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.

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: 1,028 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,106 vacation rentals
  • Isla del Sol: 285 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,594 vacation rentals
  • Greenfield Plantation: 18 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: 7,883 home rentals
  • St Petersburg College: 5,898 home rentals
  • Tampa Bay Grand Prix: 6,890 home rentals
  • Rocky Point Golf Course: 4,819 home rentals
  • Amalie Arena: 1,265 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 753 Houses in Gulfport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gulfport include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,659 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 187 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 187 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 2,758 vacation homes with pool available in Gulfport.

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