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Things to Do Beaches


INDIAN ROCKS BEACH – SP 1700 Gulf Blvd. • Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785 (727) 595-2517


7am-dark.


Many restaurants are within walking distance of this beach, attracting a quieter crowd with gentle shorelines. With more than 20 beach accesses along Gulf Blvd., you’ll be able to be on the beach quickly.


JOHN’S PASS BEACH – SP 129th Ave. along Gulf Blvd. • Madeira Beach, FL 33708 (727) 391-7373


Sunrise-10pm.


This popular beach borders the waterway pass, so a constant parade of boats and watercraft can be seen on the water. The beach often has riptides, so swimmers have to be careful. But if you would rather sun than swim, it’s a good destination.


MADEIRA BEACH – SP 14400 Gulf Blvd. • Madeira Beach, FL 33708 (727) 391-7373


7am-dark.


A favorite among tourists and locals, this wide, sandy beach is packed on weekends with families, singles, young and old. Alcohol is permitted.


PASS-A-GRILLE BEACH – SP Off Gulf Way, from 1st Ave. to 22nd Ave. St. Petersburg Beach, FL 33706 (727) 367-2735


This wide, beautiful beach is perfect for sunbathers and sightseers alike. Fishermen will enjoy the spot to cast a line from the jetties.


PICNIC ISLAND – ST 7404 Picnic Island Blvd. • Tampa, FL 33616 (813) 274-8615


7:30am-dark.


At Picnic Island you can rent a shelter or party space, play on the beach and playground, or fish from the pier. The boat ramp is available 24 hours a day.


REDINGTON SHORES BEACH – SP 18200 Gulf Blvd. • Redington Shores, FL 33708 (727) 588-4882


7am-dusk.


Neighbors have kept this quiet secluded 400-ft.-wide beach a secret. Homes border the sand, and nearby access roads require parking permits.


SAND KEY BEACH – NP 1060 Gulf Blvd. • Clearwater, FL 33767 (727) 588-4852


7am-sunset.


This flour-fine sandy beach may be one of the widest and whitest in Florida beyond the Panhandle. It’s best to go on weekdays, or early, or later in the day, because it’s a favorite with families.


ST. PETERSBURG BEACH – SP All along Gulf Blvd. • St. Petersburg Beach, FL 33706 (727) 367-2735


Sunrise-10pm.


The white sandy beaches and calm waters make this beautiful island a popular family destination on weekends and an ideal place to share a long walk. Water sports abound, including waverunners, scuba diving, fishing, parasailing and more.


TREASURE ISLAND BEACH – SP 10400 Gulf Blvd. • Treasure Island, FL 33706 (727) 547-4575


7am-dark.


This big, wide community beach has better shells than most beaches, but arrive early for the best ones. Three public boat ramps and a marina are available. Try Treasure Island on the weekdays for a quieter scene.


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