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Caution:

Always make sure to have a supply of water and suntan lotion on hand at all times. Heat stroke can hit you fast under the hot Florida sun.

Hot Tips:

The Suncoast Beach Trolley is a cheap and handy shuttle that runs between area beaches with a connector service to downtown St. Petersburg.

Hot Tips:

If you're on a budget, hotel costs are significantly higher during the high season, January through May. Visit in June, September or October if you want to get a bargain.

Caution:

Not all seafood sold is local. Check with your server before ordering.

Be Sure to Sample:

Fresh oysters and shrimp, grouper sandwich, smoked fish spread...all things seafood.

Take It or Leave It:

Leave casual at the beach if you're heading to downtown St. Petersburg. Many bars and nightclubs expect you to dress to impress.

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Best Local Souvenir:

A cheesy beach t-shirt, a treasure made by local artisans and a great tan!

 

 

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St. Petersburg / Clearwater is known for...

Two of St. Petersburg / Clearwater's most unique features and characteristics.

1. Tarpon Springs:

Known for Greek restaurants and culture, this lovely town is the sponge capital of the world. Visit the Spongeeorama or Konger Tarpon Springs Aquarium and be sure to eat a ton of souvlaki, spankopita and gyros while enjoying this unique village.

2. Safety Harbor:

Like Dunedin and Gulfport, this small town jewel's Main Street is exceptional and unique. You can take a day of serenity at the Safety Harbor Resort & Spa, enjoy a Thursday farmers market, 3rd Friday music series and dine/drink at Whistle Stop Bar & Grill, Besa Grill, Nantucket Bucket, Green Springs Bistro and so many more.