Where to stay around Central Florida?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 56,219 vacation rentals near Central Florida. From 18,023 Houses to 13,492 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Central Florida are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Central Florida?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central Florida. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Orlando: 39,646 vacation rentals
  • Clearwater Beach: 1,218 vacation rentals
  • Kissimmee: 37,748 vacation rentals
  • Anna Maria Island: 3,777 vacation rentals
  • Sarasota: 6,960 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Central Florida! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Central Florida?

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

  • Orlando: 39,646 rentals
  • Kissimmee: 37,748 rentals
  • Sarasota: 6,960 rentals
  • Daytona Beach: 2,730 rentals
  • Tampa: 2,315 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Central Florida?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Central Florida are:

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO): 14,699 vacation rentals
  • Tampa International Airport (TPA): 4,003 vacation rentals
  • Lake Buena Vista Stolport (DWS): 40,795 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Central Florida?

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

  • Disney World: 41,007 rentals
  • Universal Studios: 39,589 rentals
  • Universal Studios Florida®: 38,862 rentals
  • ChampionsGate Golf Club: 28,046 rentals
  • East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame: 1,112 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Florida listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Why people love visiting captivating Central Florida

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Central Florida. This city's theme park, shopping and golfing draw many visitors. Appleton Museum of Art, Polk Museum of Art and Don Garlits Museum of Racing are a few of the top cultural sights. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Sightseeing in and around Central Florida

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Central Florida a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Walt Disney World® (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Universal Studios Florida™ (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • SeaWorld® Orlando (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Magic Kingdom® Park (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Epcot® (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Central Florida

Travelers enjoy Central Florida for its lakeside setting and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Central Florida is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hancock Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Palatlakaha Recreation Area (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Lake Louisa State Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Lake Butler (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Tibet Butler Preserve (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Lake David Park (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)