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Held every June, St Pete Pride is one of the largest pride festivals in the Southeast!

35 miles of beach bliss

Visit St. Pete-Clearwater

Home to America's Best Beaches, a vibrant arts community and amazing outdoor experiences, St. Pete-Clearwater is a sunny destination that travelers adore. In fact, we were named among the top 100 most-loved travel destinations in the world! And Forbes named St. Pete among its "Best Places to Travel in the U.S." for 2023!

A sparkling gem on Florida's Gulf coast, St. Pete-Clearwater has the perfect ingredients for your best vacation yet: beautiful beaches, vibrant arts, family fun and a superb food and drink scene. Come soon and experience it for yourself!

Summer Festivals & Events

Every time of year is wonderful in St. Pete-Clearwater, but summer is a great time to visit, with plenty of amazing festivals, events and museum exhibits to enjoy. Come celebrate the best that our beautiful area has to offer!

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Rainbows Everywhere

St. Pete Pride is the biggest Pride celebration in Florida.

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Celebrate Pride Month with us!

With top LGBTQ+ events like the month-long St Pete Pride Festival and Dunedin Pride plus gay-friendly beaches and communities to explore, consider St. Pete-Clearwater your gayborhood! 

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St. Pete-Clearwater Map

Get the lay of the land with this interactive map showcasing our brilliant beaches and artsy communities. Click or tap on the map to find your next adventure in St. Pete-Clearwater

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Map of St. Pete/Clearwater area

Travel + Leisure has named Clearwater Beach one of the 15 Best White-Sand Beaches in the World!

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St. Pete's Fort De Soto Park has miles of pristine beaches.

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Discover the best of the best!

The votes have been tallied, and the results are in for our annual "Besties" awards! Wondering who was chosen as St. Pete-Clearwater’s best beach, hotel, restaurant, festival and more? Well, wonder no more!

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