Destination guide

Travel to lively Ybor City

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and history and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Ybor City. Travelers to this walkable city praise the restaurants, local tours and bars. Florida Aquarium and Tampa Theater are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Ybor City

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Ybor City a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Florida Aquarium (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Lowry Park Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Florida State Fairgrounds (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Adventure Island (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ybor City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ybor City is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Friends of Jose Marti Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • AIDS Memorial Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Hyde Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Al Lopez Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Cypress Point Park (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ybor City

Fly into Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), the closest airport, located 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 5.9 mi (9.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Ybor City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 94 vacation rentals near Ybor City. From 30 Houses to 46 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 Ybor City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ybor City?

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 Ybor City:

  • Isla del Sol: 289 vacation rentals
  • Northwest Tampa: 764 vacation rentals
  • South Tampa: 257 vacation rentals
  • Coquina Key: 35 vacation rentals
  • Historic Old Northeast: 208 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 Ybor City?

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

  • Orpheum Theater: 1,312 vacation rentals
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: 3,129 vacation rentals
  • Raymond James Stadium: 1,975 vacation rentals
  • Tampa Bay Grand Prix: 7,195 vacation rentals
  • Tampa Convention Center: 464 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ybor City 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 Ybor City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 30 Houses in Ybor City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ybor City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 46 rentals available
  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 9 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 Ybor City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Ybor City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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