Outdoors & Nature

Discover Endless Ways to Enjoy Florida Nature in St. Pete/Clearwater

From combing white-sand beaches and more, you’ll find outdoor activities to suit your style in St. Pete/Clearwater.

Looking for a starting point? Check out our list of nine fun outdoor activities to get you going. Watersport fans, of course, have endless choices: Rent a kayak at Weedon Island, swim the secluded waters of award-winning Caladesi Island, or go fishing in the crystal waters of the Gulf of Mexico (and other local waters—get ideas here from our fishing hotspots list

You don’t have to leave your exercise regime at home when you’re on vacation here, either. Bike the 40-mile Pinellas Trail, take a hike at Brooker Creek Preserve or Boyd Hill Nature Park or jog across the Clearwater Memorial Causeway with scenic views of the intercoastal waterway. You can even explore downtown St. Pete and get some exercise in by renting a pay as you go bike from Coast Bike Share St. Pete. Simply register with them, find a bike rental spot in town and start pedaling.

Speaking of parks, some of the best parks in Tampa Bay are dotted around the area. At Boca Ciega Millennium Park in Seminole, go canoeing or kayaking, then relax in the picnic shelter or take the kids to play in the shaded playground. While you’re strolling through St. Pete, get off the pavement for a spell and relax in Vinoy Park or North Straub Park with an iced coffee or brown-bag lunch. Or simply get back to nature by camping on the beaches of State Parks like Anclote Key and Fort De Soto, or by birdwatching on the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. Mother Nature will thank you—and so will your mind, body and soul.

To immerse yourself in our gorgeous beach locations and stellar boating and fishing, dive in to an amazing experience here.

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