Destination guide

The lively area of South Tampa awaits your stay

Take a vacation to South Tampa and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and churches. This city's restaurants, shopping and bars draw many visitors. Salvador Dali Museum and Tampa Convention Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around South Tampa

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that South Tampa has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Florida Aquarium (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Lowry Park Zoo (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • The Pier (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Florida State Fairgrounds (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Adventure Island (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in South Tampa

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in South Tampa. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunken Gardens (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Picnic Island Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Hyde Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Cypress Point Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • AIDS Memorial Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around South Tampa

The nearest airport is in Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), located 4.5 mi (7.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 6.9 mi (11 km) away.

Where to stay around South Tampa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 198 holiday lettings near South Tampa. From 69 Houses to 91 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near South Tampa is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Tampa?

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 South Tampa:

  • Northwest Tampa: 617 holiday homes
  • Thonotosassa: 316 holiday homes
  • Southside Rural Community: 70 holiday homes
  • Greater Palm River Point CDC: 22 holiday homes
  • Southeast Tampa: 44 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses in South Tampa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 69 Houses in South Tampa. Our other popular types of South Tampa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 91 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Tampa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 87 holiday homes with pool available in South Tampa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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