Destination guide

From lakes to parks, the great outdoors is calling

Nestled in the heart of Central Florida, the quiet community of Loughman is a sleepy suburb dotted with sprawling nature preserves. Whether you're grabbing your tackle box for a day on the lake or lacing up your hiking boots for the trails, the region appeals to your inner adventurer. Part of the Lakeland-Winter Haven metropolitan area, the town is just 30 minutes from the heart of tourist-filled Orlando. You'll save money by booking a Loughman vacation rental and using the town as a jumping-off point to explore the region's popular theme parks, golf courses, and shopping centers.

Things to do

The kids are alright—fun for little ones in Loughman

The kids staying in your Loughman vacation rental will enjoy a trip to the Green Meadows Petting Farm, which features barnyard animals you can feed, pony rides, and a miniature train. Nearby Legoland Florida also caters to young travelers, with more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions. Nature lovers will adore Catfish Creek Park, an 8,000-acre state park known for hiking and equestrian trails, as well as its excellent opportunities for fishing and wildlife viewing. There's all kinds of natural beauty on display at Bok Tower Gardens, a 250-acre garden with a bird sanctuary and a 200-foot-tall tower with carillon bells.


Beaches, boats, and bikes—fun in the water and on land

You'll find all kinds of watery adventures near your Loughman vacation rental. The massive Lake Tohopekaliga is a popular spot for fishing and boat rides, while the beaches are filled with sunbathers and picnickers. Nearby creeks offer canoeing and kayaking trails. The Lake Marion Creek Wildlife Management Area features prime conditions for hunting and camping, as well as horseback riding, hiking, and biking trails around the 8,000-acre lake. Get in touch with your inner cowboy at the Silver Spurs Rodeo in nearby Kissimmee, or simply treat yourself to a leisurely afternoon at 1 of the area wineries, malls, or spas.


You are my sunshine—bringing the heat year-round

May through September features some very distinct weather trends in the Loughman region, including scorching hot days with highs in the 80s and 90s. This period also features humidity at stifling levels on some days. And while torrential downpours provide some minor relief from the heat, don't get caught in a summer storm without an umbrella. The sun is still shining on most days from October through April, but the area is also cooler, with temperatures frequently dropping down into the 60s and 70s.

Natural features

From swampland to streams, make nature your home

Florida's famed swampy landscape continues in Loughman, where marshes, streams, creeks, lakes, and ponds all meld together for a watery wonderland. Palm trees and orchids add to the region's tropical scenery, while ibises, blue herons, and great egrets call the water home. In Loughman's more densely forested regions you'll find such critters as white-tailed deer and feral hogs. You can meet some of Florida's most famous residents, alligators, at the Wild Florida Airboats and Gator Park, an animal park with boat tours, a tropical bird aviary, and a petting zoo.

How to get there

How to get to and around Loughman

The nearest airport is in Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway), located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.), which is 21.4 mi (34.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Loughman?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 30,217 vacation rentals near Loughman. From 10,416 Houses to 12,190 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Loughman for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Loughman:

  • Cypress Pointe: 783 vacation rentals
  • Wildflower Ridge: 255 vacation rentals
  • Paradise Woods: 234 vacation rentals
  • Champions Gate: 6,823 vacation rentals
  • Regal Palms: 2,177 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 Loughman?

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

  • Disney World: 42,032 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios: 40,235 vacation rentals
  • Orange County Convention Center: 16,273 vacation rentals
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports: 34,318 vacation rentals
  • ChampionsGate Golf Club: 27,249 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10,416 Houses in Loughman. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Loughman include:

  • Villas: 12,190 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 4,275 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,612 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Loughman?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28,773 vacation rentals with pool available in Loughman. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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