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This Trail Strings Together Many City Parks

If you’re looking to spend some time off the sand, fun seekers may want to consider the Ream Wilson Trail, a popular but less crowded paved path for bicyclers, walkers, hikers and inline skaters. Users will pass through tree covered and open areas and connect with many city parks, each of which has convenient parking.…

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Sand Key County Park is a Hidden Gem

Named after the island it sits upon, award-winning Sand Key County Park occupies 95-acres on the northern tip. After walking across boardwalks, beach lovers will find an expansive beach stretching from Clearwater Pass down to the Sheraton Sand Key. Life guard stations monitor designated swimming areas during busier times of the year, usually spring to…

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Bye Bye Irma

From St. Pete Beach’s Pass-a-Grille northward to Clearwater Beach and beyond to Tarpon Springs, Hurricane Irma proved to be nothing more than a wind and rain event with blowing sand. The biggest challenge proved to be lack of electricity. For instance on Clearwater Beach, some had power throughout and only lost power afterwards. The south…

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Honeymoon Island – A Natural State

If you’re looking to take a hike and explore natural Florida, Honeymoon Island Recreation Area at the west end of Dunedin Causeway may be the answer. Wildlife sightings do come with the territory. Just ask a friend of mine who recently took a walk along the 2.5-mile Osprey Trail. He was hoping to see some…

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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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