best of st. pete-clearwater winners

Best Beaches & Outdoor Fun

Home to America's Best Beaches as well as endless outdoor activities in lush parks and sparkling waterways, St. Pete-Clearwater is a beach and nature-lover's dream.

Best Beaches

With their soft white sands, calm turquoise waters and stunning sunsets, our beaches can truly be considered America's Best. (In fact, we have a long list of awards to prove it!) Check out our "Best Beaches" winners for 2024 and know that no matter which beach you choose, you simply can't go wrong. You might say we have a beach for every mood.

Best Water Adventures

Snorkel in a wildlife refuge, paddle in quiet waters, go diving in the Gulf of Mexico or zip around on a jet ski. Our "Best Water Adventures" await! Dive deeper into water recreation on our Boating & Watersports page.

Best Charter Boats

Want to reel in a big catch? Catch a gorgeous sunset? See the sights from the water? We've got a charter boat or cruise for you! Check out the 2024 "Best Charter Boat" winners and also read our "Best Cruises & Boat Tours" story.

Best Walk in the Park

Did you know that "Florida" means "land of flowers"? Seek out the beauty of this land when you visit our "Best Walk in the Park" 2024 winners. Find more options on our Nature & Parks page.