Situated inside the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Beach metropolitan area, Indian Rocks provides you with the best combination of a relaxing beach environment and the thrills of big city excitement during your vacation in Florida. The scene is set for a memorable vacation when you choose to stay in an Indian Rocks vacation condo on your beach trip. There are numerous condo units to choose from located up and down the expansive coastline of Indian Rocks, and many offer exceptional coastal views from a balcony or patio as well as comfortable, spacious accommodations that you will love.
From your Indian Rocks vacation condo, you will be able to access beaches throughout the metropolitan area with ease. Some will stay close to home to enjoy the Indian Rocks beach just steps from the condo rental. However, when you need a change of scenery, there are numerous other beaches you can explore all across the metropolitan area's coastline. These include Honeymoon Island State Park, Caladesi Island State Park, Clearwater Beach, Sand Key Park, Redington Shores and several others.
Many people love to shop while on vacation, and you may want to pick up souvenirs, t-shirts or other items on your getaway. From the Surf Style store to the Ron Jon Surf Shop and other boutique shops, there are many to choose from close to your Indian Rocks vacation condo. Throughout the metropolitan area, there are other popular shopping destinations to explore, such as Tyrone Square Mall, Westfield Countryside Mall, John's Pass boardwalk shops, Sundial St. Pete and others. Many of these also have restaurants and entertainment venues in them.
From exploring the culture and history to simply having fun playing with your friends and family on vacation, there are numerous attractions in the metropolitan area that can hold your interest for a weekend or a longer stay. For example, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Salvador Dali Museum are both popular cultural venues for you to explore in greater detail. The Sunken Gardens is a gorgeous outdoor natural area that is lush with tropical vegetation and is a true sight to behold as you relax and enjoy the sun. You can also tour the Florida Holocaust Museum, Sawgrass Lake Park, the Morean Art Center and numerous other attractions.
Similar to the rest of Florida and much of the Gulf Coast region of the United States, this area has a humid subtropical climate that features mild winters with warm summers. High levels of humidity are common throughout the year because of the location near the coast, but the summer months typically are the most humid. There is a wide range of average highs and lows throughout the year, but the median temperature ranges from 61 to 83 from winter to summer. This is indicative of the wonderful weather conditions in the area. The area receives approximately 45 inches of rain each year, and the wettest months in Indian Rocks are July and August typically.
Because Indian Rocks is located inside the St. Petersburg -Clearwater metropolitan area, getting there is easy to do. Many will fly into this town to arrive at the Tampa International Airport. From the airport, you can rent a car and take Interstate 275 across Old Tampa Bay. Then, take Road 688 west until you reach Indian Rocks Park. If you will be driving into the area from far away, you can reach the metropolitan area by taking Interstate 75 or Interstate 4.