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Destination guide

Seminole's wonderful mix of culture and beach fun

Seminole is a family-friendly city sandwiched between the welcoming beachfront cities of St Petersburg and Clearwater on Florida's Gulf Coast. Surrounded by glorious white-sand beaches, perfect ocean shores and all the delights of these vibrant Gulf Coast cities, Seminole is a wonderful year-round vacation destination. With the cultural, shopping and world-class dining of St Petersburg and Clearwater on your doorstep and Tampa's theme parks, including Busch Gardens, just a short drive away, a Seminole vacation rental is a great choice. Soak up the sunshine, explore the wonderful natural environment and idyllic beaches – or make the most of all the cultural and entertainment attractions nearby.

Things to do

Cultural attractions near Seminole

Culture vultures will love all the cultural attractions on the doorstep of your Seminole vacation rental. Don't miss St Petersburg's breathtaking Salvador Dali Museum which features a huge collection of work by the surrealist maestro and a packed events program. If you're staying at your Seminole vacation rental with kids, they'll love the Clearwater Marine Aquarium – this large aquarium, 20 minutes from Seminole, was the inspiration for "Dolphin Tale". See dolphins, sea turtles and other marine life. Meanwhile, Seminole's Walsingham Park has hiking and biking paths, scenic picnic spots and is home to the scented and colorful world of Florida Botanical Gardens.

Activities

Hit the beach near Seminole

In a Seminole vacation rental, you're just 10 minutes away from the nearest beach. This stretch of coastline has some of the best beaches in Florida. The silky white sands of Treasure Island beach are popular with shell collectors and water sports enthusiasts. You can even parasail over Boca Ciega Bay. Through the year, you'll find community sandcastle competitions, concerts and cooking and craft shows running on the beachfront and in town. Stop for dinner in one of the bayfront restaurants as the sun sets over the ocean for a wonderfully romantic end to the day.

Weather

Sunny Seminole through the seasons

Sunny Seminole is a great year-round vacation destination with relatively warm winters and hot summers. During baseball season, a Seminole vacation rental is a great choice if you want to catch a game at Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays. The stadium is well worth a visit, even out of season, for its Rays Touch Tank and Baseball Museum. The beachfront parks host numerous festivals, events and concerts through the year, especially during the busy summer months. Head to Sand Key Park, Pier 60 Park or the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in nearby Tampa. Here, the family-friendly pirate-themed Gasparilla Pirate Festival is a real highlight every January.

Natural features

Natural Seminole

The beaches near Seminole are some of the best in Florida with glorious Gulf Coast ocean sunsets. St Petersburg's 5 miles of wide soft sand and calm waters make it popular with families. The sugary sands of Clearwater beach are another family favorite. Its Pier 60 Park features covered playgrounds, fishing and regular festivals and concerts. Beyond the beach parks, Lake Seminole Park is a lovely green oasis popular for birdwatching. You can also spot butterflies, marsh rabbits and alligators. Nearby Boca Ciega Millennium Park features a hiking trail which traverses wooden bridges across the wetlands.

How to get there

How to get to and around Seminole

The nearest airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), located 7.2 mi (11.6 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 11.2 mi (18 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Seminole, FL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 6,395 vacation rentals around Seminole. From 4,357 condo and apartment rentals to 1,154 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Seminole?

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 Seminole:

  • Boca Ciega Ridge: 15 vacation rentals
  • Bayhaven: 538 vacation rentals
  • Williamsdale Square: 26 vacation rentals
  • Clearwater Beach: 953 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 1,320 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 Seminole?

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

  • Lake Seminole Park: 7,492 vacation rentals
  • Bayou Club: 7,699 vacation rentals
  • Panama Canal Museum: 7,418 vacation rentals
  • Boca Ciega Millennium Park: 7,282 vacation rentals
  • Bardmoor Golf and Tennis Club: 7,668 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Seminole 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 Condos/Apartments in Seminole?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 4,357 Condos/Apartments in Seminole. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Seminole include:

  • Houses: 1,154 rentals available
  • Cottages: 290 rentals available
  • Villas: 34 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Seminole?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4,845 vacation rentals with pool available in Seminole. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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