Lay of the Land: On a two-mile stretch of this large beach, visitors can fly kites, rent jet skis, or play on one of the dozens of volleyball courts. Accommodations of all sizes and price ranges dot the beach, and nearby beach bistros provide a great place to recharge. For disabled visitors, Surf Wheelchairs which are easier to use on the sand and float in the water are available free of charge by contacting 727-360-3278.
Little Known Facts: Home to Florida's first residents, Treasure Island was settled more than 10,000 years ago by Native Americans trying to escape the Ice Age that was ravaging the Northern Hemisphere. Prior to becoming a city in 1955, Treasure Island was made up of four smaller towns: Sunset Beach, Boca Ciega, Treasure Island and Sunshine Beach.
Why You Should Go: Treasure Island's wide beach and family friendly accommodations have made it a prime vacation destination for multiple generations.