Destination guide

The lively city of Gulfport awaits you

Take a vacation to Gulfport and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and architecture. This city's casino gaming, beaches and shopping draw many visitors. Beauvoir-The Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library and Biloxi Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Gulfport

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Gulfport a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gulfport Dragway (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Bayou Vista Golf Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Gulf Islands Waterpark (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Great Southern Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Windance Country Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Gulfport

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Gulfport

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gulfport is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gulfport Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Gulfport SportsPlex (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Cavalier Field (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Popp’s Ferry Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Hiller Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Miramar Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gulfport

Fly into Gulfport, MS (GPT-Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Gulfport Amtrak Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gulfport?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 715 house rentals around Gulfport. From 259 Houses to 360 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 Gulfport is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Gulfport?

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

  • Port of Gulfport: 849 home rentals
  • Gulf Islands Waterpark: 911 home rentals
  • Bayou Vista Golf Course: 867 home rentals
  • Busted Wrench Garage Museum: 905 home rentals
  • Great Southern Golf Club: 775 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 259 Houses in Gulfport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gulfport include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 360 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 35 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 35 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gulfport?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 468 vacation homes with pool available in Gulfport.

    Explore destinations around Gulfport