Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Palmetto

Enjoy the history and other features of Palmetto. Renowned for its beaches, golfing and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. Salvador Dali Museum and Fort De Soto Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Palmetto

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Palmetto has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Pier (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Mote Marine Aquarium (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Moccasin Wallow Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Palmetto

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Palmetto is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort De Soto Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Sunken Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Felts Audubon Preserve (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Riverwalk (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Palmetto

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 13.9 mi (22.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Palmetto?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,472 house rentals around Palmetto. From 1,975 Houses to 1,766 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Palmetto is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palmetto?

Whether you're travelling 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 Palmetto:

  • Isla del Sol: 323 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,283 vacation rentals
  • Lakewood Ranch: 7,979 vacation rentals
  • Lido Key: 1,889 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,841 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Palmetto?

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

  • Manatee Convention Center: 9,239 home rentals
  • Imperial Lakewoods Golf Club: 6,839 home rentals
  • Andersen Race Park: 7,505 home rentals
  • Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site: 8,128 home rentals
  • Manatee County Agricultural Museum: 9,531 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,975 Houses in Palmetto. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Palmetto include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,766 lodging choices
  • Villas: 212 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 208 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Palmetto?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,550 vacation homes with pool available in Palmetto.

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