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Palmetto overview

Surrounded by picturesque views of beaches and rivers, Palmetto is known for its parks. You'll enjoy the area's natural features, historical sites, and casinos. Take in some local culture at popular places like Salvador Dali Museum and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Popular sights like Fort De Soto Park and University of South Florida Sarasota won't disappoint. A family- and business-friendly area, Palmetto also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Palmetto

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Palmetto has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Palmetto with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Palmetto hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Palmetto hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Palmetto

Fly in to Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from downtown Palmetto. St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 24.3 mi (39.1 km) away.

What to see around Palmetto

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Moccasin Wallow Golf Club
  • • River Run Golf Links
  • • Waterlefe Golf and River Club
  • • Heather Hills Golf Course
  • • Links At Greenfield Plantation
Memorable for its historical sites, ruins, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site
  • • Gamble Plantation
  • • Manatee Village Historical Park
  • • Ca’ d’Zan
Its beaches, parks, and riverfront are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Felts Audubon Preserve
  • • Riverwalk
  • • Emerson Point Preserve
  • • Palma Sola Botanical Park
  • • Robinson Preserve
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Salvador Dali Museum
  • • Fort De Soto Park
  • • University of South Florida Sarasota
  • • John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • • The Pier

When to visit Palmetto

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 79°F day, 51°F night
  • April-June: 90°F day, 60°F night
  • July-September: 91°F day, 71°F night
  • October-December: 87°F day, 52°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.45 inches
  • April-June: 12.91 inches
  • July-September: 26.38 inches
  • October-December: 7.52 inches
  • Family
  • Business-friendly
  • Beaches
  • Dining
  • Historical sites
  • Nature