Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively South Florida

Enjoy the live music and other features of South Florida. Renowned for its beaches, seaside and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Arcadia Opera House Museum, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens or Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in South Florida

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that South Florida has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bird Gardens of Naples (26 mi / 41.8 km)
  • Clewiston Country Club (26.2 mi / 42.2 km)
  • Valencia Golf and Country Club (26.6 mi / 42.9 km)
  • Mirror Lake Golf Course (29.1 mi / 46.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in South Florida

South Florida is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, South Florida is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Sugarland Park (26.6 mi / 42.9 km)
  • Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary (26.7 mi / 42.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Florida

Fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), the closest airport, located 36.7 mi (59 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Naples, FL (APF-Naples Municipal), which is 41.3 mi (66.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Okeechobee Station, Pompano Beach Station and Fort Lauderdale Cypress Creek Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around South Florida by catching a ride on the metro at Palmetto Station, Okeechobee Station or Hialeah Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around South Florida?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 81,256 vacation rentals near South Florida. From 46,166 houses to 8,675 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Florida for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Orlando: 25,963 vacation rentals
  • Kissimmee: 24,780 vacation rentals
  • Lindfields: 2,486 vacation rentals
  • Davenport: 25,037 vacation rentals
  • Champions Gate: 3,287 vacation rentals

And Vrbo UK offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in South 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 South 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 South Florida:

  • Orlando: 25,963 rentals
  • Kissimmee: 24,780 rentals
  • Davenport: 25,037 rentals
  • Sarasota: 7,446 rentals
  • Miami: 4,406 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 South 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 South Florida are:

  • Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon): 1,183 vacation rentals
  • Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway): 26,618 vacation rentals
  • Miami, FL (MIA-Miami Intl.): 6,406 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 South Florida?

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

  • Walt Disney World®: 26,267 rentals
  • Universal Studios Florida: 25,523 rentals
  • Reunion Resort Golf Course: 26,508 rentals
  • Remington Golf Club: 26 rentals
  • Osceola County Stadium: 25,736 rentals

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

Explore destinations around South Florida

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