Outdoors & Nature

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Nature: Beach combing, kayaking and trail hiking are just a few of the adventures to be found outdoors in the St. Pete/Clearwater area.

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St. Pete/Clearwater Beaches
Watch a "best of" video of St. Pete/Clearwater beaches, shopping, dining, history, culture and lots more.
St. Pete/Clearwater Sailing
Let the Gulf's sea breeze fill your sails in St. Petersburg.
St. Pete/Clearwater offers one of the largest artificial reef systems in Florida
St. Pete/Clearwater offers one of the largest artificial reef systems in Florida. From Veteran's Reef where you can see barges and a...
Gulf of Mexico diving
Go diving and discover the wide variety of marine life just below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Family kayaking near Clearwater Florida
Kayak along Florida’s Blueway trails and discover remote islands, tunnels through dense mangroves and wildlife close at hand.
St. Petersburg bayfront, St. Pete/Clearwater trails
Hit the trail in a scenic St. Petersburg/Clearwater park, and enjoy the scenery and wildlife while the miles tick away.
Caladesi Island State Park Beaches
This perfect slice of island beachfront was named the No. 1 beach in the U.S. in 2008 but none other than "Dr. Beach" himself.
Boca Ciega Millennium Park is popular with birdwatchers.
Although the area is best known for its beaches, St. Pete/Clearwater has opportunities for birding, bass fishing, biking and more.
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
Find tropical flora and fauna along Boyd Hill Nature Preserve’s lakeside and marsh trails, just south of downtown St. Petersburg.
Clearwater Beach dolphin encounter, Clearwater dolphin cruise
Have fun on sightseeing and nature tours of every kind: ghost tours, pirate cruises, dolphin-watching excursions and land tours by Segway.
Kayaking near Tampa in St. Pete/Clearwater
Rent a kayak or launch your own and paddle your way through dense mangrove tunnels and among manatees and wading birds.
Caladesi Island State Park ferries arrive.
Caladesi Island State Park and Egmont Key State Park are noteworthy island destinations perfect for boaters and others in search of a hidden escape. Relax...

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