Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Gulfport 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 $89 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Gulfport. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the charm of Gulfport from vacation home rentals

Discover Gulfport, Mississippi's second largest city that lies along the sun-soaked shores of the Gulf Coast. It's packed with southern charm, and days can be spent working on your tan along the miles of white sandy beaches overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, taking the kids to one of the dozens of different parks, or gorging on freshly caught seafood in a fine eatery. In the heart of the city, the Gulfport vacation rentals offer limitless possibilities, from sipping a cocktail along the waterfront to live music in one of the friendly venues.

History

Historic sites near Gulfport vacation homes

Gulfport has an array of unique historic sites to explore on your trip. Vacation homes are available near places like the Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum, an elaborate model-train museum with different scale models and outdoor displays, and the SeaBee Heritage Center, a museum that preserves the heritage of the U.S. Navy SeaBee military construction force. You'll also like Friendship Oak, a giant live oak tree dating back to 1487.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Gulfport vacation rentals

For something a little more educational, head to the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, which is housed in an early 20th-century school building and inspires children through interactive experiences, exploration and arts. For train buffs staying in one of the Gulf Port vacation rentals, the Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum is a must. It houses 200 years of train history with mini scale models of those used in the World War 2 and the Vietnam War, as well as a LEGO display made from an astonishing 1 million pieces. A wonderful way to keep the kids happy and while away an afternoon.

Activities

Things to do near Gulfport vacation homes

Gulfport is one of the most family-friendly destinations to visit. If you've been lucky enough to nab one of the beachfront Gulfport vacation rentals, you can head out on a fishing charter to hook in sailfish or play volleyball on the beach in the cool afternoons. Children will go crazy for the Altitude Trampoline Park, a vast, fun-filled space decked out with foam pits and dodge ball courts. Alternatively, watch them run around getting blasted by water fountains at the Gaston Point Splash Pad. Every Wednesday night, you can also watch brave drivers pitted against each other at the Gulfport Dragway.

Day trips

Best excursions near Gulfport vacation rentals

Gulfport is the perfect base camp to visit the attractions of Biloxi. Vacation rentals are just a short distance from must-see attractions like the Gulf Islands National Seashore, a national park with recreation areas and barrier islands to explore, and the Biloxi Lighthouse, an iconic cast-iron lighthouse with guided tours. You could also visit the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, a bright and intimate museum with the artwork of Anderson and his brothers, and the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, a marine education center with interactive exhibits and dolphin programs.

Weather

Local weather for the trip to Gulfport vacation homes

The climate in Gulfport is subtropical which means while much of the country is putting up with below-freezing temperatures during winter, the area is sunny, warm and dry. Spring is a wonderful time to visit, when the parks around the city are filled with colorful wildflowers and the wildlife is beginning to awaken from wintery hibernation. The days are warm enough to dine al fresco and you can head down to the beach for a refreshing dip or a barefoot walk along the white sand in just a t-shirt and shorts.

Natural features

Walk the Mississippi Gulf Coast Birding Trail

The city of Gulfport is the gateway to the thriving nature and wildlife along the Gulf Coast. The coastal trails near to your Gulfport vacation rental will bring you up close to some fascinating species of avifauna. Bald eagles are known to circle on the thermals overhead, while blue herons glide effortlessly just above the surface of the water, and Mississippi sandhill cranes poke around in the nearby grasslands and shallow waters. Grab a map of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Birding Trail and head out to discover these colorful birds.

How to get there

How to get to and around Gulfport

Fly into Gulfport, MS (GPT-Gulfport - Biloxi Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Gulfport Amtrak Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gulfport?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 731 vacation rentals around Gulfport. From 253 house rentals to 378 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 Gulfport?

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

  • Island View Casino: 926 vacation rentals
  • Gulfport Dragway: 926 vacation rentals
  • Port of Gulfport: 854 vacation rentals
  • Lynn Meadows Discovery Center: 871 vacation rentals
  • Great Southern Golf Club: 792 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 253 Houses in Gulfport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gulfport include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 378 rentals available
  • Cottages: 34 rentals available
  • Cabins: 34 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 Gulfport?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 463 vacation rentals with pool available in Gulfport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.