Destination guide

The lively area of Downtown St. Petersburg awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Downtown St. Petersburg. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bars and art. Salvador Dali Museum and Museum of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown St. Petersburg

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Downtown St. Petersburg a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Pier (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Tampa Bay Grand Prix (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Feather Sound Country Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Alligator Attraction (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown St. Petersburg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown St. Petersburg is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunken Gardens (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Pioneer Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Demens Landing Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Vinoy Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Boyd Hill Nature Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Downtown St. Petersburg

The nearest airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), located 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 9.7 mi (15.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Downtown?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 142 vacation rentals near Downtown. From 61 Condos/Apartments to 37 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Downtown:

  • Clearwater Beach: 928 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,588 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,138 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Shores: 455 vacation rentals
  • Isla del Sol: 226 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 Downtown?

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

  • Jannus Live: 8,704 vacation rentals
  • Chihuly Collection: 8,552 vacation rentals
  • Morean Arts Center: 8,793 vacation rentals
  • Florida Holocaust Museum: 8,746 vacation rentals
  • The Coliseum: 8,661 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown 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 Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 61 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Houses: 37 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 74 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 Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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