Discover a selection of 9,000 vacation rentals in Tampa Bay, US 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 $75 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Tampa Bay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore Tampa Bay from a hip house to rent

Houses for rent in Tampa Bay put you in the center of one of Florida’s hippest areas. Filled with world-class restaurants, Cuban cuisine and culture, and a stunning waterfront, Tampa Bay is a popular travel destination for all types of interests. You could spend time at the Salvador Dali Museum, the Florida Aquarium, or Fort De Soto Park, or just stroll through the city to explore the unique shops and take in the view.

 
History

Rich heritage in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is filled with historic sites and museums that showcase its rich history, right outside the door of your summer rental. The Museum of Science & Industry, which has interactive exhibits on natural phenomena and the human body, as well as a butterfly garden, is a great place for families. The Glazer Children’s Museum, with over 150 interactive exhibits on weather, communication, and more, offers a unique experience for young children. The Tampa Bay History Center, a sprawling history museum that chronicles the history of Tampa, and Dinosaur World, an outdoor museum with life-size dinosaur models in native vegetation, are also must-visit locations.

Things to do

Family fun surrounds vacation home rentals in Tampa Bay

With multiple family-friendly destinations and an abundance of natural beauty, Tampa Bay is a great place for children and adults alike. Vacation rentals are available near such attractions as the African-themed Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, an amusement park and zoo with thrill rides and exotic African animals, and the Florida Aquarium, an aquarium with sharks, penguins, dolphins, and stingrays in interactive exhibits. Outdoor water theme park, Adventure Island, has a wave pool and lazy river and is also great for kids. For adults, Ybor City has vintage shops, high-end boutiques, exotic eateries, and the Ybor City Museum, which celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the area with unique exhibits.

Beaches

Sun and fun in Tampa Bay

The picturesque scenery and nearly year-round sunshine of Tampa Bay make it the perfect destination for a nearby beach retreat. Vacation homes can be found throughout the area, giving you access to some of the best Gulf Coast beaches for relaxation, wildlife viewing, or watersports. Fort De Soto Park has a beautiful beach with soft sand and calm waters that provides refuge for the loggerhead sea turtle, which is ideal for animal lovers. The Caladesi Island State Park beach has gorgeous, unspoiled landscape and turquoise waters for a natural retreat. For a more conventional sunbathing and swimming experience, Archibald Beach Park is a favorite for beach fun and seaside restaurants and shops, and Clearwater Beach offers a clean shoreline, volleyball, swimming, and snorkeling in gentle waves.

Restaurants and bars

Fusion cuisine in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay cuisine is a rich fusion of cultural influences, ranging from classic seafood to authentic Spanish dishes. Waterfront bistros and bars, farm-to-table restaurants, fine-dining establishments, and food tours offer unique slices of Tampa Bay’s distinctive flavors. Whatever you’re craving, you’re sure to find a restaurant or eatery to discover new favorites.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly activities near Tampa Bay vacation homes

Tampa Bay is filled with kid-friendly and family-oriented attractions near vacation rentals. ZooTampa at Lowry Park, a celebrated zoo with educational programs, a water play area, and giraffe feedings, is great for animal lovers. Adventure Island, an outdoor water theme park with a wave pool, lazy river, and thrill rides offers fun and adventure for the whole family. The Weedon Island Preserve, a nature reserve with hiking paths, birdwatching, and canoeing and kayaking in the waterways, and the Big Cat Rescue, a wildcat sanctuary with rescued animals and educational tours, are also fun for the kids.

How many vacation rentals are available around Tampa Bay, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 9,219 vacation rentals around Tampa Bay. From 2,699 house rentals to 4,983 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 most popular destinations to visit in Tampa Bay?

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

  • Clearwater Beach: 955 vacation rentals
  • Holmes Beach: 3,627 vacation rentals
  • Bradenton Beach: 3,759 vacation rentals
  • Anna Maria: 3,425 vacation rentals
  • Indian Shores: 5,567 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Tampa Bay! 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 Tampa Bay?

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 Tampa Bay:

  • Holmes Beach: 3,627 rentals
  • Bradenton Beach: 3,759 rentals
  • Anna Maria: 3,425 rentals
  • Indian Shores: 5,567 rentals
  • Indian Rocks Beach: 4,867 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 Tampa Bay?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Tampa Bay are:

  • Tampa International Airport (TPA): 3,370 vacation rentals
  • St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport (PIE): 8,085 vacation rentals
  • Clearwater Air Park Airport (CLW): 7,853 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 Tampa Bay?

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

  • Tampa Bay Grand Prix: 7,157 rentals
  • St. Armands Circle: 8,240 rentals
  • Cove Cay Golf Club: 7,918 rentals
  • Splash Harbour Water Park: 7,308 rentals
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: 3,232 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tampa Bay listed on Vrbo 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 Tampa Bay

Holmes Beach
3,627 vacation rentals
Bradenton Beach
3,759 vacation rentals
Anna Maria
3,425 vacation rentals
Indian Shores
5,567 vacation rentals
Indian Rocks Beach
4,867 vacation rentals
Bradenton
6,333 vacation rentals
Madeira Beach
5,568 vacation rentals
Sarasota
7,072 vacation rentals
Longboat Key
7,554 vacation rentals
Treasure Island
5,437 vacation rentals
Saint Pete Beach
4,609 vacation rentals
Clearwater
6,546 vacation rentals
Saint Petersburg
9,450 vacation rentals
Tampa
2,080 vacation rentals
Redington Shores
5,342 vacation rentals
Dunedin
2,680 vacation rentals
Largo
6,960 vacation rentals
Belleair Beach
4,411 vacation rentals
Redington Beach
5,565 vacation rentals
Ruskin
476 vacation rentals