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St. Petersburg / Clearwater Airport Guide

 

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Hot Tips: 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: Try not to go during peak times in order to avoid long lines.

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: Be sure to check out many hotel websites to get the best deal - especially during high season.

Hot Tips: Many hotels tack on resort fees. It's important to check on this before booking your stay.

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.

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

Hot Tips: Be sure to try the smoked fish dip at Ted Peter's Famous Smoked Fish in St Petersburg.

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

Hot Tips: Downtown clubs tend to get very busy so try to get there early - especially if you want a table.

Hot Tips: Be prepared to dress for the occasion and leave your beach duds behind. Many bars and nightclubs - especially downtown - expect you to dress to impress.


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Hot Tips: HSN has an amazing outlet store in Largo. Don't miss it!

Hot Tips: Be sure to visit John's Pass and its collection of restaurants, souvenir shops, boutiques, bars and nightclubs

Hot Tips: Bright T-shirts and colorful beach cover-ups are typical favorites.

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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.

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