Destination guide

The theatrical city of Tampa awaits you

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, live music and festivals with a rental holiday home in Tampa. Renowned for its football games, gardens and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Tampa Theater, Tampa Museum of Art and Tampa Bay History Center are a few of the top cultural sights. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Tampa

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Tampa a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Florida Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lowry Park Zoo (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Florida State Fairgrounds (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Adventure Island (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Big Cat Rescue (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • The Pier (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Tampa

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Tampa is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunken Gardens (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Sand Key Park (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Pier 60 Park (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • AIDS Memorial Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Friends of Jose Marti Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Tampa

Fly into Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), which is 5.2 mi (8.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Tampa Union Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Tampa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,034 holiday rentals around Tampa. From 956 Houses to 604 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Tampa is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tampa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tampa:

  • Northwest Tampa: 873 holiday homes
  • Bayshore Gardens: 47 holiday homes
  • Tampa Heights: 138 holiday homes
  • Davis Islands: 25 holiday homes
  • Virginia Park: 23 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tampa?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Tampa. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Moffitt Cancer Center: 1,047 holiday rentals
  • Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa: 1,042 holiday rentals
  • Port of Tampa: 1,513 holiday rentals
  • Tampa Riverwalk: 1,552 holiday rentals
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: 3,128 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tampa listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Tampa?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 956 Houses in Tampa. Our other popular types of Tampa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 604 holiday houses
  • Villas: 30 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 124 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tampa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 922 holiday homes with pool available in Tampa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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