Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Cedar Key

The wildlife and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Cedar Key. Renowned for its bird watching, seafood restaurants and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cedar Key

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cedar Key is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shell Mound Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Waccasassa Bay Preserve State Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Eddie Buie Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Manatee Springs State Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Cedar Key

The nearest airport is in Gainesville, FL (GNV-Gainesville Regional), located 54.1 mi (87 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Cedar Key?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 65 house rentals near Cedar Key. From 10 Cabins to 17 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cedar Key for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cedar Key?

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 Cedar Key:

  • Crystal Shores: 28 vacation rentals
  • Indian Waters: 18 vacation rentals
  • Dixie Shores: 23 vacation rentals
  • Woods N Waters: 19 vacation rentals
  • Woodland Estates: 35 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 Cedar Key?

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

  • Cedar Key Pier: 65 home rentals
  • Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce: 65 home rentals
  • Cedar Key Historical Society Museum: 65 home rentals
  • Shell Mound Park: 66 home rentals
  • Cedar Key Museum State Park: 65 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cedar Key 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 Cabins in Cedar Key?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Cabins in Cedar Key. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cedar Key include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 lodging choices
  • Houses: 32 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 10 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 Cedar Key?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation homes with pool available in Cedar Key.