Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively South Florida

Enjoy the live music and other features of South Florida. Renowned for its beaches, seaside and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Arcadia Opera House Museum, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens or Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in South Florida

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that South Florida has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bird Gardens of Naples (26 mi / 41.8 km)
  • Clewiston Country Club (26.2 mi / 42.2 km)
  • Valencia Golf and Country Club (26.6 mi / 42.9 km)
  • Mirror Lake Golf Course (29.1 mi / 46.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in South Florida

South Florida is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, South Florida is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Sugarland Park (26.6 mi / 42.9 km)
  • Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary (26.7 mi / 42.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Florida

Fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), the closest airport, located 36.7 mi (59 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Naples, FL (APF-Naples Municipal), which is 41.3 mi (66.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Okeechobee Station, Pompano Beach Station and Fort Lauderdale Cypress Creek Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around South Florida by catching a ride on the metro at Palmetto Station, Okeechobee Station or Hialeah Station.

Where to stay near South Florida?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 97,485 holiday rentals near South Florida. From 33,685 Houses to 16,993 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near South Florida for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in South Florida?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South Florida. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Orlando: 42,348 holiday rentals
  • Miami: 6,780 holiday rentals
  • Kissimmee: 41,093 holiday rentals
  • Four Corners: 30,195 holiday rentals
  • Walt Disney World: 43,178 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in South Florida! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in South Florida?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in South Florida with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Orlando: 42,348 holiday homes
  • Miami: 6,780 holiday homes
  • Kissimmee: 41,093 holiday homes
  • Four Corners: 30,195 holiday homes
  • Miami Beach: 5,352 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to South Florida?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in South Florida are:

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO): 14,572 holiday houses
  • Miami, FL (OPF-Opa Locka Executive): 7,596 holiday houses
  • Miami International Airport (MIA): 6,422 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in South Florida?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in South Florida. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Walt Disney World: 43,178 holiday rentals
  • St Nicholas Boat Line: 2,984 holiday rentals
  • Brunswick Harbor Lanes: 1,286 holiday rentals
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports: 34,645 holiday rentals
  • Canopy Walkway and Boylston Nature Trail: 4,861 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Florida listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around South Florida

42,348 holiday rentals
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41,093 holiday rentals
Four Corners
30,195 holiday rentals
Miami Beach
5,352 holiday rentals
Key West
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Marco Island
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Madeira Beach
5,401 holiday rentals
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Lake Buena Vista
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Delray Beach
1,197 holiday rentals
Bonita Springs
5,268 holiday rentals
Apollo Beach
5,790 holiday rentals
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Cocoa Beach
1,073 holiday rentals
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Melbourne Beach
667 holiday rentals
Cape Canaveral
882 holiday rentals