honeymoon island state park is located just west of the town of dunedin north of clearwater. the charming town of dunedin is a very nice place to visit in the tampa-clearwater area. honeymoon island has a beautiful unspoiled gulf beach. from downtown tampa take US 60 (kennedy blvd) west to clearwater. then take US19ALt to dunedin. see my dunedin pages for more information.
clearwater beach is the closest beach from downtown tampa. the town of clearwater beach has an excellent collection of hotels, restaurants, bars, and of course it's beautiful gulf of mexico beach. see my clearwater pages for more information. from downtown tampa take US 60 (kennedy blvd) west about 15 miles to clearwater beach.
saint petersburg beach is a collection of beach towns on the gulf of mexico. from north to south are indian rocks beach, redington beach, madeira beach, and treasure island. along with these beautiful gulf beaches is the tourist area of johns pass which is a fun place to visit. for more information on these beaches see my saint petersburg florida pages. from tampa take I-275 across tampa bay then exit ulmerton road west to indian rocks beach.
pass-a-grille is a historic district on the south end of saint petersburg beach. the town of pass-a-grill has a number of shops and restaurants and a beautiful gulf beach. a very nice area to visit in the tampa bay area. from downtown tampa take I-275 across tampa bay then south past downtown saint petersburg. exit I-275 at the pinellas bay way. take pinellas bayway west to gulf blvd.
This is a Sand Dollar. It's a unique thing! You can't find it anywhere else but in the Gulf of Mexico! And I've got one! ;-)