Detours: Cool Things to Do in Florida

If you go just a little off the beaten path from the beaches and main attractions of St. Pete/Clearwater, you'll discover lesser-known hotspots like family-run stores, unique galleries, and tantalizing restaurants that are local faves. Explore all of our Detours into authentic Florida here!

Belly Up to the (Gelato) Bar
Get a taste of Italy - and a Beerlato - at the Coolside Gelato Bar
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Eat & Drink Like a Local
Get a taste of fresh, local dishes at these three homey restaurant/bars
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Zip on Down
Take a thrilling zipline ride at Empower Adventures
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Take a Ferry Ride to Paradise
Go off the beaten sand at Egmont Key
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Make a Souvenir
Take a cool memory home from Zen Glass Studio
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Get Away to The Getaway
Chill out on the docks with drinks at The Getaway, an urban oasis in St. Pete
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Play at a Gamer's Heaven
Take a break from the beach at Replay Amusement Museum
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Zone Out in Ozona
Visit a town steeped in old-world Florida things to do
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Pizza Pie Perfection
Dig into an out-of-the-ordinary pizza at Pizzeria Gregario
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Treat Yourself to Something Sweet
Satisfy your sweet tooth at William Dean Chocolates
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Go Treasure Hunting
Browse mid-century modern heaven at Furnish Me Vintage
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