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Explore Houses for Rent in Palmetto, FL

When people picture the perfect, quintessential homes for rent in Florida, they tend to think of some of the most classic cities in the state, and Palmetto is usually one of them. Located in Western Florida on the shores of the Manatee River, this resort city is great for those who want to settle down and get accustomed to gorgeous landscapes, participate in fun activities with their neighbors and take advantage of the amenities of nearby cities, like Sarasota, which is only about 20 miles away.

3 Things to Know About Palmetto

  • Palmetto is connected to the outside world in a number of ways and is exceedingly easy to get to. The city has major national and state highways and railroad tracks running through it, and also contains an airport and access to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • The city was named by Samuel Sparks Lamb, who wanted to name the area after his home state of South Carolina, also known as the "Palmetto State." He also established much of the downtown area and designed Old Main Street.
  • There is a lot of outdoor space to take advantage of in Palmetto - 12 parks, more than 60 acres of open, green space and numerous basketball and tennis courts are sprinkled around the city.

2 Resources for Palmetto Renters

  • Contact the Parks and Recreation Department for information on renting out parks or facilities or simply where the latest activities are happening.
  • Renters should talk to the Public Works Department about things like obtaining various permits, getting a recycling bin, learning about city fleet services and so on.

What is There to Do in Palmetto?

There are plenty of fun things to do in the city. For instance, there are various festivals that take place throughout the year, like the fireworks celebration over the Manatee River every July, and the Manatee County Fair that occurs on the city fairgrounds in January. 

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Carlton Arms Of Bradenton

Carlton Arms Of Bradenton

Bradenton, FL 34208 (3.32 miles)

Price: From $642

(941) 894-1473

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Bask In The Joys Of A Masterfully Renovated Home

Bask In The Joys Of A Masterfully Renovated Home

Palmetto, FL 34221 (6.12 miles) (#1601844)

Price: $1,725

(877) 572-2465

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
Gorgeous 4 bedroom home, fenced lawn, easy access

Gorgeous 4 bedroom home, fenced lawn, easy access

Palmetto, FL 34221 (5.45 miles) (#1603782)

Price: $1,595

(239) 939-1233

Beds: 4, Baths: 2½

Current Rent Specials Realty Services Property Mgmt Co
Family home on the Fairway

Family home on the Fairway

Palmetto, FL 34221 (6.88 miles) (#1602804)

Price: $1,750

(239) 939-1233

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Realty Services Property Mgmt Co
Family home near I75/I275 with fenced lawn

Family home near I75/I275 with fenced lawn

Palmetto, FL 34221 (4.57 miles) (#1601269)

Price: $1,295

(239) 939-1233

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Realty Services Property Mgmt Co
3/2 Home - Pets Allowed!!

3/2 Home - Pets Allowed!!

Palmetto, FL 34221 (2.49 miles) (#1600978)

Price: $1,400

(855) 541-7799 Ext.  150

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Waterside at Coquina Key

Waterside at Coquina Key

Saint Petersburg, FL 33705 (15.43 miles)

Price: $795-$1,475

(727) 265-3074

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Home: For The Important Things In Life

Home: For The Important Things In Life

Bradenton, FL 34205 (3.85 miles) (#1609293)

Price: $1,369

(877) 386-9251

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
Fully Renovated Waterfront Townhome For Rent

Fully Renovated Waterfront Townhome For Rent

St. Petersburg, FL 33705 (15.36 miles) (#1598230)

Price: $1,375

(866) 848-8579 Ext.  8594

Beds: 2, Baths: 1½

Current Rent Specials RentalLink
Updated Home in Harrison Ranch Just Became Availab

Updated Home in Harrison Ranch Just Became Availab

Parrish, FL 34219 (7.18 miles) (#1607632)

Price: $1,500

(855) 215-0670

Beds: 4, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Sarasota Management & Leasing
Great family home in LakeWood Ranch

Great family home in LakeWood Ranch

Bradenton, FL 34202 (11.34 miles) (#1585952)

Price: $1,850

(239) 939-1233

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Realty Services Property Mgmt Co
Two story family home convenient to I75

Two story family home convenient to I75

Ellenton, FL 34222 (4.75 miles) (#1606927)

Price: $1,695

(239) 939-1233

Beds: 4, Baths: 2½

Current Rent Specials Realty Services Property Mgmt Co
This Revamped Home one block from Palma Sola Bay

This Revamped Home one block from Palma Sola Bay

Bradenton, FL 34210 (7.09 miles) (#1606851)

Price: $1,699

(877) 471-3243

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
Executive home in gated golf course community

Executive home in gated golf course community

Sarasota, FL 34201 (10.42 miles) (#1549656)

Price: $2,250

(239) 939-1233

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Realty Services Property Mgmt Co
Brand new Lakewood Ranch town home

Brand new Lakewood Ranch town home

Bradenton, FL 34202 (12.47 miles) (#1430719)

Price: $2,280

(866) 934-1805

Beds: 3, Baths: 2½

Current Rent Specials
Like new 2 story with lake views! SPECIAL OFFER!!

Like new 2 story with lake views! SPECIAL OFFER!!

Bradenton, FL 34212 (6.42 miles) (#1144333)

Price: $1,650

(866) 863-8299

Beds: 4, Baths: 2½

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Like new LakeWood Ranch family home

Like new LakeWood Ranch family home

Bradenton, FL 34202 (11.59 miles) (#1579359)

Price: $1,795

(239) 939-1233

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Realty Services Property Mgmt Co
Beautiful, Open, Country Club Home

Beautiful, Open, Country Club Home

Bradenton, FL 34203 (6.11 miles) (#1587069)

Price: $1,869

(866) 672-7884

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
LakeWood Ranch like new family home

LakeWood Ranch like new family home

Bradenton, FL 34202 (11.45 miles) (#1587139)

Price: $1,895

(239) 939-1233

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Realty Services Property Mgmt Co
Great! 2 BED, 1 BATH in JITKAS PLATTED SUB

Great! 2 BED, 1 BATH in JITKAS PLATTED SUB

Ruskin, FL 33570 (16.37 miles) (#1607874)

Price: $900

(855) 757-4568

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials Sun Cove Realty, Inc.
Wonderful! 3 BED, 2.5 BATH in BAY BREEZE COVE

Wonderful! 3 BED, 2.5 BATH in BAY BREEZE COVE

St Petersburg, FL 33703 (19.48 miles) (#1605651)

Price: $1,645

(855) 757-7637

Beds: 3, Baths: 2½

Current Rent Specials Sun Cove Realty, Inc.

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