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Where Are the Best Places to Stay on the Florida Gulf Coast?

Where Are the Best Places to Stay on the Florida Gulf Coast?

Florida is a top vacation destination for a reason. With idyllic weather, tropical sunshine, and a wealth of adventures everywhere you look, the Sunshine State is the perfect spot for any getaway. However, knowing where to visit can be tricky. At Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals, we serve some of the best places to stay on the Florida Gulf Coast. 

A Guide to Florida Gulf Coast Towns We Serve

Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures or thrilling attractions, the towns found along the Gulf Coast have a little bit of everything. 


Found along the Manatee River, Bradenton is known as the Friendly City. One thing anyone visiting this area needs to do is go on a wildlife tour to see manatees in the Crystal River. This area is also home to the infamous Siesta Key Beach. Other popular activities include fishing excursions, exploring the RiverWalk, and playing a round at local golf courses.

Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch resides in both Manatee and Sarasota counties. What was once a residential community has grown into a town filled with recreational trails, delicious restaurants and bars, boutiques, and more. Wander up and down Main Street or visit University Town Center.


Situated in the southern tip of the Tampa Bay area rests Sarasota, also known as Circus City. This city also includes the islands that separate Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, like Lido Key and Siesta Key. Explore the Ringling Estate or Jungle Gardens. Do a bit of shopping downtown or go for a kayak expedition


Venice is filled with a little bit of everything. This town is home to the Venetian Waterway Park, which runs parallel on both sides of the Intercoastal Waterway. Soak in the sunshine riding around the bike trails or search for the 10 shark statues scattered around town. To learn more about the history of Venice, spend some time walking around the local museum

Explore All Florida Has to Offer

With vacation rentals in some of the best places to stay on the Florida Gulf Coast, Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals has the ideal rental for your next getaway. Our homes are located near main attractions like beaches, restaurants, and golf courses. After a day filled with adventure, relax in comfort in your home away from home.

We have the most extensive collection of seasonal and vacation rentals between Boca Grande and Terra Ceia Bay. This means we have a home or condo that fits your group’s needs, wants, and budget. Our knowledgeable staff can help you determine which property is the right option. To speak with someone today, call 844-548-5637. They can also help answer any questions you may have about special deals or promotions