Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Ruskin

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Ruskin. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the beaches, restaurants and bars. Salvador Dali Museum and The Pier are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Ruskin

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Ruskin a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Pier (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Florida Aquarium (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Florida State Fairgrounds (21 mi / 33.9 km)
  • Cypress Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Moccasin Wallow Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Manatee Viewing Center (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ruskin

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, June, July, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ruskin

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ruskin is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunken Gardens (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • E.G. Simmons Regional Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Camp Bayou Nature Preserve (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Little Manatee River State Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Felts Audubon Preserve (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ruskin

The nearest airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), which is 14.8 mi (23.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Ruskin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 456 holiday rentals near Ruskin. From 177 Houses to 154 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ruskin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Clearwater Beach: 1,029 holiday homes
  • Bal Harbour: 36 holiday homes
  • Historic Old Northeast: 167 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 126 holiday homes
  • Isla del Sol: 285 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Camp Bayou Nature Preserve: 1,383 holiday rentals
  • Merry Pier: 8,905 holiday rentals
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium: 6,784 holiday rentals
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf: 8,147 holiday rentals
  • Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa: 808 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 177 Houses in Ruskin. Our other popular types of Ruskin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 154 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 60 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 13 holiday houses

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 Ruskin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 295 holiday homes with pool available in Ruskin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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