Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Port St. Joe, 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 private pools. Prices start at $84 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Port St. Joe. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy Port St. Joe in vacation home rentals

Port St. Joe is a charming little spot nestled into Florida's panhandle, overlooking the St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve and the T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. Thanks to its Gulf Coast views and prime positioning on the Emerald Coast, you'll feel like you found a hidden gem among the white sandy dunes, with gentle, current-free waves lapping at the beaches. Browse Port St. Joe vacation rentals close to the coast or within walking distance to town, and enjoy this little stretch of coastline that was once the region's "sin city".

Things to do

Tourist attractions near vacation rentals in Port St. Joe

Though the former casinos and bordellos that once greeted out-of-towners are now few and far between, you can get a feel for the town's former vibe and history in Old Town. Pay a visit to the The Constitution Convention Museum, which highlights Florida's first constitution, drafted in the town of St. Joseph. After exploring artifacts from the original settlement of St. Joseph, hop across the bay to the T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, and visit the now-abandoned but still historic—and totally Instagrammable—Cape San Blas Lighthouse.


Activities near vacation homes in Port St. Joe

Affectionately referred to by the locals as "small town with a big heart," Port St. Joe has plenty to offer anyone looking for a casual escape from it all. Lounge among the dunes on the soft, sandy beaches, snorkel in the Gulf of Mexico, or hop on a boat for a fishing excursion. Plenty of local restaurants offer up fresh seafood, from sit-down options to casual, waterfront fish shacks. The historic, pedestrian-friendly downtown is a charming spot, filled with antique shops, bistros, green spaces, and a picturesque marina that's perfect for al fresco dining.

Day trips

Day trips from Port St. Joe vacation homes

Port St. Joe is the perfect base camp to explore the attractions of Apalachicola. Vacation homes are just a short distance from places like John Gorrie Museum State Park, a local history museum with inventions from a local physician, and Orman House Historic State Park, an antebellum estate with guided tours and vibrant botanical gardens. You could also visit Apalachicola Maritime Museum, a maritime museum with artifacts related to seafaring, and Raney House Museum, a museum in the former home of a cotton trader with historic artifacts.


Local weather for your trip to Port St. Joe vacation homes

Port St. Joe boasts pleasant temps for much of the year, but summers tend to be hot and humid, and it the region sees regular rainfall throughout nearly half the year. To avoid the rainy season, check out Port St. Joe vacation rentals in April, May, or October, typically the driest months in the area. June and July are peak season in Port St. Joe, when you can expect higher prices and larger crowds. Alternatively, you can usually find great deals in January, the town's quietest time of year.

Natural features

Come for emerald green water, stay for sugar white sands

Port St. Joe's prime positioning on the Emerald Coast means it comes complete with the area's clear, emerald-green water. The town's beaches also feature the coast's signature soft, sugar-white sands, with rolling dunes creating a picturesque scene that will have you convinced you've found paradise. Across the Saint Joseph Bay sits the T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, which boasts even more sandy beaches, plus a thickly forested interior. As you travel across the bay, don't be surprised if you spot dolphins leaping in between the mainland and the peninsula.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Port St. Joe

The nearest airport is in Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), located 48.2 mi (77.6 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Family fun near Port St. Joe vacation homes

Kids will love the array of attractions in Port St. Joe. Vacation rentals are available near fun-filled places like Forgotten Coast Sea Turtle Center, a sea turtle rescue site with conservation exhibits and information, and George Core Park, a waterside park with a lighthouse and picnic areas. You can also visit St. Joe Beach, a family-friendly beach with soft sand and gentle surf.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port St. Joe, FL?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,196 vacation rentals around Port St. Joe. From 1,056 house rentals to 65 cottage 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 Port St. Joe?

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

  • St. Joseph Peninsula State Park: 1,162 vacation rentals
  • Cape San Blas Lighthouse: 1,189 vacation rentals
  • St Joseph Bay Golf Club: 1,251 vacation rentals
  • Seahorse Water Safaris: 1,193 vacation rentals
  • Gulf County Welcome Center: 1,192 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port St. Joe 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 Port St. Joe?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,056 Houses in Port St. Joe. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port St. Joe include:

  • Cottages: 65 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 127 rentals available
  • Cabins: 65 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port St. Joe?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 638 vacation rentals with pool available in Port St. Joe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.