Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Clearwater

Come and experience Clearwater and its live music, festivals and art galleries. This city's beaches, aquarium and theaters draw many visitors. Salvador Dali Museum and Clearwater Marine Aquarium 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

Activities and attractions in Clearwater

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Clearwater a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • The Pier (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Lowry Park Zoo (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Florida Aquarium (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)
  • Adventure Island (23.9 mi / 38.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Clearwater

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Clearwater

Whether you're looking for exciting 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 Clearwater. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sand Key Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Pier 60 Park (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Sunken Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Coachman Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Wright Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Caladesi Island State Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Clearwater

Fly into St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 16.1 mi (26 km) away.

Where to stay around Clearwater?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,641 holiday lettings near Clearwater. From 1,630 Houses to 4,108 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Clearwater area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Clearwater?

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 Clearwater:

  • Clearwater Beach: 926 holiday homes
  • Sand Key: 847 holiday homes
  • Island Estate: 488 holiday homes
  • Bay Esplanade: 407 holiday homes
  • Cove Cay: 17 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 Clearwater?

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

  • Congo River Golf - Clearwater: 7,983 holiday lettings
  • Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club: 6,732 holiday lettings
  • Ruth Eckerd Hall: 8,026 holiday lettings
  • Coachman Park: 7,619 holiday lettings
  • Westfield Countryside Mall: 7,045 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Clearwater 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 Clearwater?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,630 Houses in Clearwater. Our other popular types of Clearwater holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,108 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 351 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Clearwater?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,475 holiday homes with pool available in Clearwater. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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