Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Sun City Center

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Sun City Center. Well known for its golfing, restaurants and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. Salvador Dali Museum and Tampa Bay History Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Sun City Center

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sun City Center a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Florida Aquarium (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • The Pier (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Cypress Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Manatee Viewing Center (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Moccasin Wallow Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sun City Center

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sun City Center. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Little Manatee River State Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Camp Bayou Nature Preserve (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • E.G. Simmons Regional Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Balm-Boyette Scrub Preserve (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Picnic Island Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Felts Audubon Preserve (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sun City Center

Fly into Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), the closest airport, located 14.6 mi (23.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 16.9 mi (27.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Sun City Center?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 190 vacation rentals near Sun City Center. From 74 Houses to 41 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 Sun City Center for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sun City Center?

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 Sun City Center:

  • Northwest Tampa: 733 vacation rentals
  • South Tampa: 237 vacation rentals
  • Coquina Key: 35 vacation rentals
  • Historic Old Northeast: 170 vacation rentals
  • Davis Islands: 15 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 Sun City Center?

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

  • Sun City Center Library: 891 vacation rentals
  • Cypress Golf Club: 1,047 vacation rentals
  • South Bay Hospital: 942 vacation rentals
  • Raymond James Stadium: 1,878 vacation rentals
  • Tampa Convention Center: 435 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sun City Center 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 Sun City Center?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 74 Houses in Sun City Center. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sun City Center include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 41 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 3 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 Sun City Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 153 vacation rentals with pool available in Sun City Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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