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 highlights

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)

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 around Saint Petersburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,968 holiday lettings near Saint Petersburg. From 2,666 Houses to 4,978 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Saint Petersburg area.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Saint Petersburg:

  • Greater Pinellas Point: 49 holiday homes
  • Disston Heights: 34 holiday homes
  • Pinellas Point: 44 holiday homes
  • Shore Acres: 21 holiday homes
  • Lakewood Estates: 29 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saint Petersburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saint Petersburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Demens Landing Park: 8,326 holiday lettings
  • Sawgrass Lake Park: 7,241 holiday lettings
  • Salvador Dali Museum: 8,415 holiday lettings
  • Florida Holocaust Museum: 8,525 holiday lettings
  • Hubbards Marina: 7,801 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Saint Petersburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,666 Houses in Saint Petersburg. Our other popular types of Saint Petersburg holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,978 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 473 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 473 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint Petersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,470 holiday homes with pool available in Saint Petersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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