Destination guide

Travel to lively St. Petersburg

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in St. Petersburg. This city's baseball games, art and bars draw many visitors. Salvador Dali Museum, Museum of Fine Arts and Great Explorations Children's Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. 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 St. Petersburg

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes St. Petersburg a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Pier (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Florida Aquarium (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Lowry Park Zoo (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Adventure Island (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of St. Petersburg

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, St. Petersburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunken Gardens (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Sand Key Park (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Pier 60 Park (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Pioneer Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Demens Landing Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around St. Petersburg

Fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), the closest airport, located 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 9.9 mi (16 km) away.

Where to stay near Saint Petersburg?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 9,682 house rentals near Saint Petersburg. From 5,417 Condos/Apartments to 2,800 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saint Petersburg is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Saint Petersburg?

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 Saint Petersburg:

  • Isla del Sol: 276 vacation rentals
  • Palma del Mar: 280 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 150 vacation rentals
  • Casa del Mar: 280 vacation rentals
  • Coquina Key: 36 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 Saint Petersburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Saint Petersburg. 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: 8,347 home rentals
  • Upham Beach: 9,803 home rentals
  • Florida Holocaust Museum: 9,064 home rentals
  • The Coliseum: 9,080 home rentals
  • Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club: 8,753 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Petersburg 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 Condos/Apartments in Saint Petersburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 5,417 Condos/Apartments in Saint Petersburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saint Petersburg include:

  • Houses: 2,800 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 474 lodging choices
  • Villas: 171 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Saint Petersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7,065 vacation homes with pool available in Saint Petersburg.

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