Day Tripping

Let’s Travel to Clearwater Beach by Water Taxi

The Clearwater Ferry Service is more than just water transportation; it’s a unique and affordable attraction. Relax and enjoy the view, sans brake lights, while avoiding the frustration of traveling to the island during peak season, like spring break and weekends, when demand for public parking exceeds availability. Those looking to visit Clearwater Beach are…

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Getting Around Town

The Jolley Trolley’s popularity continues to grow. So much so that in mid-February, a third trolley was permanently added to the Clearwater Beach route. This allows for service to be extended to the Park Street Terminal in downtown Clearwater directly from Clearwater Beach, giving riders the ability to connect to other locations. Click here to access…

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Bird of Paradise, Florida Botanical Garden, Largo, FL

Gardens & Flowers Have a Way of Bringing People Together

As Clare Ansberry once wrote, “Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.” And in Pinellas County in Largo where the Florida Botanical Garden is situated, it also brings visitors out of their hotels, condos and campgrounds and off of the beaches to reflect on its natural beauty.…

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Day-Tripping to Tarpon Springs

Just 40 minutes north of Clearwater Beach visitors can discover rich Greek culture and history. At the turn of the last century, Tarpon Springs was considered the largest sponge port in the U.S. Greek immigrants and divers followed and the industry and the community grew. The 1908 Sponge Exchange was the place where sponges were…

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An Island Escape – Caladesi Island

A state park, Caladesi Island is situated just south of the island of Honeymoon Island Recreation Area. Accessible only by ferry boat* from the marina at Honeymoon Island on the west end of Dunedin Causeway, it’s a wonderful way to spend the day with the kids. The island has a nature trail, two bathhouses and a…

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