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Things to see and do in St Pete and Clearwater

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More about St. Pete/Clearwater

With five Arts Districts in downtown St. Petersburg, there is plenty for culture vultures to see and do including the world famous Dali Museum which houses more than 2,000 works of art and boasts the most comprehensive collection of the Spanish surrealist’s works outside of Spain.

Just off Florida´s Gulf Coast, the completely natural Caladesi Island is accessible only by boat or ferry from Honeymoon State Island Park. Home to a 3-mile nature trail and one of the best beaches in America, this is the perfect destination for both beach lovers and nature enthusiasts.

Caladesi Island, Florida

Meet the lead star of a blockbuster movie! Visit Winter, star of Dolphin Tale and learn about her remarkable journey before heading to the underwater viewing tunnel Shipwreck Alley to get amazing close up pictures of Winter and her new companion Hope at play.

Clearwater marina

After a day on the beach head for Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach where musicians, fire-eaters, magicians and other street performers entertain the crowds that gather for the daily family festival to celebrate the incredible sunsets that St. Pete/Clearwater is famous for.

Pier 60

Hire private two man speed boat from John’s Pass Village in Madeira Beach. For a bird’s eye view of our coastline try parasailing from St. Pete’s Beach or have a go at Jetlev and fly up to 30 feet above the water with a futuristic jetpack strapped to your back!


With 26 communities there is a rich diversity of recreational and cultural surprises to explore. From the picturesque Greek sponge fishing town of Tarpon Springs to the Scottish-tinged village of Dunedin where the Highland Games are an annual tradition.

Neighbourhood around St Petes

With over 2750 local eateries ranging from local casual gems to fine dining establishments, there will be something to suit every taste. Eat like a local at one of the many beachfront restaurants that specialize in the area's famous grouper sandwiches while enjoying the gentle sea breezes and sparking water views.

Eating out in st Petes

Has evolved over 35 years into a major international festival drawing tens of thousands of visitors each October. Some of the greatest talents of jazz and other music genres play to enthusiastic fans in Coachman Park, Clearwater, against the backdrop of warm breezes and brilliant sunsets along the waterfront.

Jazz in St Petes & Clearwater

Bike, jog or rollerblade along the 37 mile scenic Pinellas Trail that provides access points to nearly every community in St. Pete/Clearwater. Quench your thirst at one of the breweries on our thriving Craft Beer Trail. Then satisfy the munchies on one or more of the seven stops along the oh-so-sweet Chocolate Trail.

Bike trails in St Petes