Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Apalachicola, FL that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $118 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Apalachicola. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Feel old Florida in Apalachicola

Behind the rows of oyster-shucking seafood shacks and the bobbing shrimper boats of the bay, Apalachicola still ticks over to the rhythms of old Florida. It's not gone unnoticed, what with that sprawling National Historic Register district unfolding in a medley of redbrick cotton warehouses and saloons from the 1800s. That's the kernel of town, around which fascinating maritime institutions and the John Gorrie Museum spin tales of colonial traders and refrigerator inventors alike. Apalachicola vacation rentals are also a springboard to the backcountry of the Florida Panhandle, where forests of longleaf pine give way to dense hammocks and creeks.

Things to do

Old Apalachicola beckons

A mind-boggling 900 homes and buildings enjoy National Historic Register status within the confines of the Apalachicola Historic District, which means heritage lovers and culture vultures will have no shortage of things to see in this laid-back, Gulf-side town. To give some background to it all, a trip to the Apalachicola Maritime Museum is a great idea, while the elegant Raney House Museum spins tales about the cotton traders of old. Once all that's done, adventures await in the Apalachicola National Forest – think airboat rides through cypress swamps and visions of one of America's great wildernesses.

Activities

Ready the bait and boating gear in Apalachicola

Away from the spring breakers of the Atlantic shores and the twirling rollercoasters of Orlando, Apalachicola can offer a more relaxed line up of things to do. There's fishing by the bucket load, whether in the hammocks of the Apalachicola National Forest or out across Apalachicola Bay. There are local seafood festivals – in November – and farmer's markets. There are chances to see whales and dolphins in the Mexican Gulf, or adrenaline-pumping airboat adventures that whisk you from you Apalachicola vacation rentals and into the sprawling Floridian swamps.

Weather

Getting the temperature right in Apalachicola

With sultry temperatures and a distinct hurricane season in the late summer and fall months of September and October, it's important to pinpoint the perfect time to bag those Apalachicola vacation rentals. Locals will often tell you that it's spring. Starting with April, that's when the mercury levels start to pick up, opening the gulf beaches and shores. And it's before most visitors come to vacation here, leaving you plenty of scope to get a bargain.

Natural features

Apalachicola spills from the Panhandle to the sea

As Apalachicola's skiff-bobbing docks and harbors give way to the choppy waters of Apalachicola Bay, they mark the point where the vast estuaries of the Apalachicola River finish and the dolphin-spotted Mexican Gulf begins. That's important because the estuaries themselves are the end of the great swamps and hammocks of the Florida Panhandle. Those are the real wildernesses here, unfolding up with the pinewoods and hardwoods of the Tate's Hell State Forest before merging into the wet prairies of the seemingly endless Apalachicola National Forest.

How many vacation rentals are available around Apalachicola, FL?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 684 vacation rentals around Apalachicola. From 565 house rentals to 81 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

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

  • Dixie Theatre: 1,010 vacation rentals
  • Apalachicola Chocalate Company: 1,005 vacation rentals
  • Riverfront Therapy & Spirit of the River Spa: 1,012 vacation rentals
  • John Gorrie State Museum: 1,009 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Books & Purl: 1,008 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 565 Houses in Apalachicola. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Apalachicola include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 81 rentals available
  • Cabins: 21 rentals available
  • Cottages: 21 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Apalachicola?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 443 vacation rentals with pool available in Apalachicola. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.