Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Sun City Center

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Sun City Center. Well known for its golfing, restaurants and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. Salvador Dali Museum and Tampa Bay History Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Sun City Center

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sun City Center a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Florida Aquarium (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • The Pier (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Cypress Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Manatee Viewing Center (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Moccasin Wallow Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sun City Center

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sun City Center. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Little Manatee River State Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Camp Bayou Nature Preserve (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • E.G. Simmons Regional Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Balm-Boyette Scrub Preserve (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Picnic Island Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Felts Audubon Preserve (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sun City Center

Fly into Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), the closest airport, located 14.6 mi (23.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 16.9 mi (27.3 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sun City Center?

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 Sun City Center:

  • Northwest Tampa: 863 vacation rentals
  • Historic Old Northeast: 199 vacation rentals
  • Tampa Heights: 141 vacation rentals
  • Coquina Key: 36 vacation rentals
  • Lakewood Ranch: 8,025 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Sun City Center?

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

  • Sun City Center Library: 1,025 vacation rentals
  • Cypress Golf Club: 1,234 vacation rentals
  • South Bay Hospital: 1,072 vacation rentals
  • Raymond James Stadium: 2,147 vacation rentals
  • River Strand Golf and Country Club: 8,276 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sun City Center listed on Vrbo 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 Sun City Center?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 76 Houses in Sun City Center. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sun City Center include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 49 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 73 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sun City Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 45 vacation rentals with pool available in Sun City Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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