Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Ellenton

The beaches and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Ellenton. Renowned for its shopping, bars and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Sarasota Jungle Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Ellenton

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ellenton a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Moccasin Wallow Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Links At Greenfield Plantation (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ellenton

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

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ellenton

Travelers love Ellenton for its pristine beaches and stunning river views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ellenton is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Felts Audubon Preserve (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Riverwalk (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Emerson Point Preserve (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ellenton

The nearest airport is in Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), located 10.2 mi (16.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 17.8 mi (28.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Ellenton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,646 vacation rentals near Ellenton. From 1,882 Houses to 1,936 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 Ellenton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Ellenton:

  • Lido Key: 1,917 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,737 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,240 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Shores: 457 vacation rentals
  • Isla del Sol: 288 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 Ellenton?

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

  • Ellenton Premium Outlets: 7,818 vacation rentals
  • Gamble Plantation: 8,659 vacation rentals
  • Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex: 7,303 vacation rentals
  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 8,204 vacation rentals
  • St. Armands Circle: 8,326 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,882 Houses in Ellenton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ellenton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,936 rentals available
  • Caravans: 30 rentals available
  • Villas: 213 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ellenton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,525 vacation rentals with pool available in Ellenton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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