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.


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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 152 house rentals around Downtown. From 67 Condos/Apartments to 41 Houses, 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 Downtown is on HomeAway.

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

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 Downtown:

  • Clearwater Beach: 932 vacation rentals
  • Sand Key: 929 vacation rentals
  • Northwest Tampa: 852 vacation rentals
  • Independence Square: 656 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,863 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 Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • Morean Arts Center: 9,351 home rentals
  • Florida Holocaust Museum: 9,332 home rentals
  • The Coliseum: 9,144 home rentals
  • The Palladium at Saint Petersburg College: 9,138 home rentals
  • 400 Beach: 9,036 home 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 67 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Houses: 41 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Studios: 78 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 Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 44 vacation homes with pool available in Downtown.

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