FAQs and Traveler Tips

Welcome to St. Pete/Clearwater! With 35 miles of white-sugar sands, foodie-approved dining options, a world-class arts scene and endless family-friendly fun, there's much to discover along the Gulf Coast. Our team at Visit St. Pete/Clearwater is committed to helping you experience an epic Florida trip and has provided information that a traveler needs to know about attractions and activities before visiting St. Pete/Clearwater.

Browse the topics below to find answers to frequently asked questions about St. Pete/Clearwater. Happy planning!
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Visiting Responsibly During Covid-19 FAQs

Find safety tips and answers to your questions on mask mandates, what's open and how to visit responsibly in St. Pete/Clearwater.

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FAQs about Beaches

Beach FAQs

Find information about family-friendly beaches, the best beaches for activities, beaches that offer water sports and more.

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FAQs about boating in St. Pete/Clearwater

Boating & Fishing FAQs

Learn about which fishing piers to visit, various dolphin and nature cruises offered and boat charters.

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FAQs about dining and nightlife

Dining & Nightlife FAQs

Discover the dining and nightlife hotspots in St. Pete/Clearwater including waterfront restaurants, vegan and vegetarian eateries, rooftop bars, live music venues and dance clubs.

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FAQs about things to do with families in St. Pete/Clearwater

Events & Family-Friendly Attractions FAQs

Learn more about St. Pete/Clearwater's major cultural and music events and other awesome family-friendly activities.

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FAQs about things to do outdoor in St. Pete/Clearwater

Outdoor Activities FAQs

Discover information about the canoeing, kayaking and hiking trails in St. Pete/Clearwater.

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FAQs about the LGBTQ+ community in St. Pete/Clearwater


Learn about St. Pete/Clearwater’s many gay-friendly areas, bars, lounges and the biggest Pride event celebrated in Florida.

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FAQs about museums in St. Pete/Clearwater

Museums FAQs

Find out more about the award-winning art museums and galleries in St. Pete/Clearwater.

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FAQs about pets in St. Pete/Clearwater

Pets FAQs

Find out about the pet-friendly places to stay, restaurants and parks in St. Pete/Clearwater that will ensure your pets have a great vacation, too.

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FAQs about things to do in St. Pete/Clearwater

Things to Do FAQs

Discover information about sporting events, water sports, aquariums, bicycle and walking tours and other fun things to do in St. Pete/Clearwater.

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FAQs about the weather in St. Pete/Clearwater

Weather FAQs

St. Pete/Clearwater is a great destination to visit any time of year, but you will find additional information on the climate and high season.

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FAQs about transportation in St. Pete/Clearwater

Transportation FAQs

Learn about vehicle-rentals and public transportation offered in St. Pete/Clearwater.

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Visitor Information & Resources FAQs

Find out how to contact the local tourism office, order a free Destination Magazine and sign-up for eNewsletters.

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