Destination guide

Travel to lively St. Petersburg

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home 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 holiday 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 St. Petersburg

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes St. Petersburg a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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 near Saint Petersburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9,784 holiday rentals near Saint Petersburg. From 5,397 Condos/Apartments to 2,892 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saint Petersburg is on HomeAway.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Saint Petersburg:

  • Isla del Sol: 322 holiday homes
  • Historic Old Northeast: 205 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 123 holiday homes
  • Brightwater: 246 holiday homes
  • Shore Acres: 17 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 Saint Petersburg?

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

  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 8,414 holiday rentals
  • Salvador Dali Museum: 9,385 holiday rentals
  • Boyd Hill Nature Preserve: 10,020 holiday rentals
  • Demens Landing Park: 9,267 holiday rentals
  • Sawgrass Lake Park: 8,035 holiday rentals

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 Condos/Apartments in Saint Petersburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 5,397 Condos/Apartments in Saint Petersburg. Our other popular types of Saint Petersburg holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2,892 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 483 holiday houses
  • Villas: 169 holiday houses

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 Saint Petersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7,045 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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