Visit Clearwater Beach and enjoy award winning beaches, fantastic restaurants, night life, and our own movie star, Winter, the tail-less dolphin. Winter resides in Clearwater Beach at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
Only 20 minutes from the Tampa International Airport, and a splash away to the Clearwater/St Pete Airport. The soft sugar sands of Clearwater Beach provide the closest beach access to Busch Gardens in Tampa and the theme parks in Orlando, like the Disney Parks, Universal Studios and the newly opened LegoLand Water Park.
Pier 60 in Clearwater Beach is known for its nightly sunset celebrations, street performers and crafts for sale. Games for the kids and free movies are enjoyed by many at the pier. Water sports, boating of all kinds including a pirate ship, shopping, dining, golf, theaters, baseball spring training, professional sports, museums and nature wonders are all within reach.
Available for rent are jet skis, banana boats, fishing charters, dinner cruises, dolphin watch cruises, family bicycles, fun scooters for two and much more. There are also beach chairs, umbrellas and cabanas for rent at the beach.
Clearwater Beach is an ideal place to spend the winter, a perfect honeymoon destination, romantic get-away, spring break blast, or family vacation fun and relaxation.
4500 Bougainvillea, Tampa
Tampa Bay's only outdoor water theme park.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
3000 East Busch Blvd., Tampa
An extraordinary atmosphere filled with naturalistic animal habitats and shows, hair-raising roller coasters, Rhino Rally and more, dazzling live entertainment.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
249 Windward Passage, Clearwater
A very unique natural attraction where one can view, touch and experience the biology and behavior of bottlenose dolphins, loggerhead sea turtles, Kemp's Ridley sea turtles, river otters, sting rays, local fish, coral reefs, mangroves and more.
The Dunedin Fine Art Center/David L. Mason Children's Art Museum
1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin
Includes a unique children's art museum in addition to works of many Florida and local artists.
The Florida Aquarium
701 Channelside Drive, Tampa
A world-class educational facility featuring nearly 5,000 aquatic plants and animals which tell the tale of water, native land and marine animals in Florida.
Florida Botanical Gardens
12175 125th Street North, Largo
Specialty gardens featuring Florida plants including wildlife nesting habitat, restored wetlands and natural bridges.
Gulf Coast Museum of Art
12211 Walsingham Road, Largo
Features contemporary Florida art with a special focus on contemporary craft media objects from the 12 Southeastern states.
1909 125th Street, Largo
An open-air living history museum featuring 23 turn-of-the-century structures.
Lowry Park Zoo
1101 West Sligh Avenue, Tampa
One of the top three zoos of its size in North America featuring more than 1,500 animals representing 350 exotic species including the manatee.
Moccasin Lake Nature Park
2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater
A showcase of the plant and animal species native to the area. Preserve featuring rescued and rehabilitated birds, reptilian, insect and fish displays, plant and energy exhibits, and nature trails through a diversity of natural Florida habitats, allowing viewing of native birds, insects, amphibians, mammals and reptiles.
MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry)
4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa
Largest science center in the Southeastern United States and home of Florida's only IMAX DOME theater.
Sunsets at Pier 60
Pier 60, Clearwater Beach
A 'street' festival located on the promenade portion of Clearwater Beach's famous fishing pier, celebrating the setting of the sun and featuring artists, craftsmen and performers with weekend musical entertainment.
Sponge Docks/Historical Downtown Main Street
Authentic Greek heritage and community
The Armed Forces Military Museum
2050 34th Way North, Largo, FL 33771
727-539-8371 ext. 104
More Information at ClearwaterBeach.com