Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Ruskin

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Ruskin. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the beaches, restaurants and bars. Salvador Dali Museum and The Pier are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Ruskin a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 90°F.

Natural features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center. 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 around Ruskin?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 463 vacation rentals near Ruskin. From 179 Houses to 159 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ruskin for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ruskin:

  • Clearwater Beach: 953 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,601 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,125 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Shores: 448 vacation rentals
  • Isla del Sol: 281 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ruskin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ruskin. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Camp Bayou Nature Preserve: 1,382 vacation rentals
  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 7,970 vacation rentals
  • Fort De Soto Park: 10,895 vacation rentals
  • Anna Maria Island Museum and Historical Park: 7,373 vacation rentals
  • Raymond James Stadium: 1,879 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ruskin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 179 Houses in Ruskin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ruskin include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 159 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 57 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ruskin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 304 vacation rentals with pool available in Ruskin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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