With a focus on diversity, Tampa Bay promises to be exciting and a little edgy. This urban area is made up of many separate neighborhoods that work together to make the area different and memorable. Downtown offers an expansive mixture of attractions and features. Historic theaters, parks, outdoor play areas, and sports arenas coexist in harmony here. Nicknamed the "Latin Quarter," Ybor City sits just outside of the downtown district. You'll still find original architecture in this neighborhood, and it's earned inclusion as a National Historic Landmark District. To the west of downtown lies West Tampa, a growing and vibrant neighborhood that's experiencing some redevelopment. Art studios and galleries in this district give it unparalleled character.

Top vacation rentals in Tampa Bay

-it- spot to relax, enjoy the view and watch the dolphins.
5.0
Outstanding(307 Reviews)
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 in St Petersburg
“Casa Dolphina"Private Tropical Paradise!Waterfront Retreat, Sunsets&Beach view.
12 guests · 6 bedrooms · 4 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Indulge in a peaceful retreat at “Casa Dolphina"Private Tropical Paradise!Waterfront Retreat, Sunsets&Beach view., our elegant House in Tampa Bay. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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4.9
Outstanding(221 Reviews)
Cottage
 in Anna Maria
Charming cottage in quiet area, close to beach & bay.
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Looking for a memorable stay in Tampa Bay? Our Cottage might just be what you're looking for. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more during your stay.

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4.1
Excellent(421 Reviews)
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 in St Petersburg
3star
Comfort Inn & Suites Northeast - Gateway
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a Hotel in Tampa Bay, this Hotel for $84 per night for your business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, on your next trip.

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2star
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tampa/Raymond James Stadium
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Enjoy the best of Tampa Bay in our Hotel, Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tampa/Raymond James Stadium. A stunning property with amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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Vacation rentals with air conditioning in Tampa Bay

This is a aerial shot of your paradise getaway of peace & relaxation.
5.0
Outstanding(228 Reviews)
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 in Safety Harbor
You Are Closer to Your Own Private Paradise on Beautiful Tampa Bay!
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This attractive House in Tampa Bay, $276 per night for your (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Spacious and bright living area with amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico.
5.0
Outstanding(190 Reviews)
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 in Anna Maria
Beautiful, Gulf-Front Home on Bean Point--Halcyon House
8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 4 baths
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Experience the best of Tampa Bay with this House available for $1,100. This property is equipped with amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Fireplace, and more.

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Inviting swim at nighttime!
4.9
Outstanding(239 Reviews)
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 in St. Petersburg
Private Waterfront Estate Event Venue / Vacation Rental-8 bd /7 bt sleeps 22
22 guests · 8 bedrooms · 7 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, or traveling to Tampa Bay, at $1,657 per night for your next great vacation.

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2star
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tampa - Ybor City
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Experience vacation in Tampa Bay with our Hotel, Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tampa - Ybor City. Enjoy amenities such as Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Smoking allowed, and more.

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Tampa Bay travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Tampa Bay vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Tampa Bay, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What is the price range for rentals in Tampa Bay?

Vacation rentals in Tampa Bay have a price range between $39-$10,000. The average price for rentals in Tampa Bay is $221 per night.

What are the top things to do in Tampa Bay, FL?

Tampa Bay, FL is a great place to visit, with plenty of activities to do. Here are the top things to do in Tampa Bay:

  • Visit the iconic Busch Gardens theme park
  • Explore the Florida Aquarium
  • Experience the thrill of a Tampa Bay Buccaneers game
  • Enjoy the nightlife at Ybor City
Tampa Bay offers something for everyone, from theme parks to aquariums to professional sports games. Whether you're looking for a thrill or a night out, Tampa Bay has plenty of options to choose from.

Where is Tampa Bay, FL?

Tampa Bay, FL is located on the west coast of Florida. It is the largest city in the Tampa Bay area, and is home to a variety of attractions, including Busch Gardens, the Florida Aquarium, and the historic Ybor City. The city is also known for its beautiful beaches, and its vibrant nightlife.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Tampa Bay, FL?

Tampa Bay, FL is home to many popular shopping destinations. Here are a few of the most popular:

  • International Plaza and Bay Street
  • Tampa Premium Outlets
  • Westfield Citrus Park

These shopping destinations offer a variety of stores, restaurants, and entertainment, making them prime destinations for tourists and locals alike.

Is Tampa Bay, FL safe to travel to?

Tampa Bay, FL is generally a safe place to travel to. Here are some tips to help you stay safe:

  • Be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts.
  • Avoid walking or jogging alone at night.
  • Keep your valuables and personal belongings secure.

What is the culture like in Tampa Bay, FL?

The culture in Tampa Bay, FL is vibrant and eclectic, with a range of activities to enjoy. Here are five aspects of culture in Tampa Bay:

  • Sports: Tampa Bay is home to professional sports teams in the NFL, NHL, MLB and MLS.
  • The Arts: Tampa Bay offers a variety of performing arts venues, museums, and galleries.
  • Outdoor Activities: Tampa Bay is home to some of Florida's most beautiful beaches, and has plenty of parks and trails to explore.
  • Food: Tampa Bay is home to a variety of restaurants, from casual to upscale, offering cuisines from around the world.
  • Nightlife: Tampa Bay offers a range of nightlife options, from lounges and bars to clubs and live music venues.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Tampa Bay, FL?

Tampa Bay, FL is home to some of the most affordable accommodation options in the area. Here are a few options:

  • The Inn at Little Harbor: Located on the waterfront, this two-story resort offers a private beach, two heated outdoor pools, and two restaurants for guests to enjoy.
  • Tampa Marriott Water Street: This modern hotel is located near Amalie Arena and features an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a bar and lounge.
  • Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay: This luxurious hotel is located near Raymond James Stadium and features a steakhouse, a spa, and an outdoor pool.
  • The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas: This stylish hotel is located near the Tampa Convention Center and features an outdoor pool, a rooftop lounge, and a bar.

How can I get around in Tampa Bay, FL?

You can get around Tampa Bay, FL in many ways, including:

  • Public transportation such as the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART)
  • Bicycling via the many trails and bike routes
  • Driving your own car or renting one

No matter which option you choose, you'll have plenty of ways to get around Tampa Bay, FL!

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Tampa Bay, FL?

Tampa Bay, FL is a great destination for tourists, with plenty of attractions to explore. Here are some of the must-visit attractions in the area:

  • The Florida Aquarium
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
  • Tampa Riverwalk
  • Ybor City

Whether you're looking for a fun day out with the family, or a romantic evening in a historic district, Tampa Bay has something for everyone. Don't miss out on the chance to explore the city's unique culture, architecture, and natural beauty.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Tampa Bay, FL?

  • Tampa Bay, FL is a popular vacation destination that offers a variety of amenities to visitors. Some of the most popular vacation rental amenities include:
  • Access to beachfront activities: Tampa Bay is located near some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Renters can enjoy a range of beachfront activities such as swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding.
  • Swimming pools: Most vacation rentals come equipped with private swimming pools, perfect for a day of relaxation and fun.
  • Private balconies and patios: Private balconies and patios overlooking the Gulf of Mexico offer stunning views, perfect for enjoying the sunset with a glass of wine.
  • Fully-equipped kitchens: Vacation rental homes often come with fully-equipped kitchens, making it easy to whip up a home-cooked meal.
  • Spacious decks: Many of the vacation rentals in Tampa Bay have spacious decks, perfect for entertaining and enjoying the beautiful views.

What are the best neighborhoods to visit in Tampa Bay, FL?

  • Downtown Tampa: Visit this vibrant city center with plenty of attractions like the Tampa Riverwalk, the Florida Aquarium and Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.
  • Ybor City: Step back in time in this historic district, full of unique architecture, art galleries, shops and bars.
  • St. Petersburg: Enjoy the sunshine, white-sand beaches and unique museums like the Salvador Dali Museum and the Chihuly Collection.

What do I need to know before visiting Tampa Bay, FL?

Before visiting Tampa Bay, FL, it is important to know the following:

  • The area has a humid subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild winters.
  • Tampa Bay is home to a wide variety of restaurants, attractions, and activities.
  • The area is home to many professional sports teams, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Tampa Bay Rays.

It is also recommended to check the local weather forecast before visiting, as well as to familiarize yourself with the area's public transportation options.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Tampa Bay?

  • Air conditioner
  • Internet / Wifi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette

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