Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Gulfport

Come and experience Gulfport and its live music, art galleries and festivals. Well known for its beaches, restaurants and theatres, this romantic city won't disappoint. Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Gulfport

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gulfport a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Pier (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Alligator Attraction (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Tides Golf Club (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Tampa Bay Grand Prix (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Gulfport

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gulfport

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Gulfport is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunken Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Sand Key Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Sunset Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Upham Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Boyd Hill Nature Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Gulfport

The nearest airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 10.8 mi (17.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Gulfport?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,908 holiday rentals near Gulfport. From 768 Houses to 2,699 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gulfport for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Gulfport:

  • Clearwater Beach: 1,031 holiday homes
  • Isla del Sol: 286 holiday homes
  • Sunset Beach: 1,143 holiday homes
  • Northwest Tampa: 743 holiday homes
  • Bayshore Gardens: 34 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 Gulfport?

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

  • Island Community Theatre: 6,145 holiday rentals
  • Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: 4,968 holiday rentals
  • Frank Edward Contemporary Art: 6,098 holiday rentals
  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 8,056 holiday rentals
  • Merry Pier: 9,095 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 768 Houses in Gulfport. Our other popular types of Gulfport holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,699 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 184 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 184 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 Gulfport?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,835 holiday homes with pool available in Gulfport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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