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Ultimate Tampa Bay and Fort De Soto Helicopter Tour
"Take to the skies for exclusive aerial views of St Petersburg and Tampa Bay on this comprehensive helicopter adventure.From the Peter O. Knight Airport your pilot will first whisk you above the mansions that dot the coastline of Davis Island. Then make your way north to downtown Tampa where you will hover just above the skyscrapers for a truly unique Tampa experience. Next pass by Tampa sights like the St Petersburg Times Forum Tampa Bay Aquarium and the University of Tampa.Your pilot then takes you to Fort De Soto a scenic park located just off the southwestern coast of St Petersburg. Fort De Soto Park is made up of five islands: Madelaine Key St Jean Key
From $325.00
 
St Petersburg Speedboat Adventure
"Before you start zipping through the waters of Tampa Bay on your speedboat adventure from St Petersburg you’ll have a safety orientation to review boating basics rules of the water and hand signals. Then hop in and experience the thrill of driving your own speedboat while your skilled guide introduces you to the beauty of the Florida coast.Following your guide who will provide narration through the two-way communication system you’ll pass beautiful islands that house national wildlife refuges and the historic Fort De Soto Park. You may see pods of bottlenose dolphins manatees
From $70.00
 
Egmont Key Boat Cruise
"Egmont Key is a Florida state park which is a barrier island separating Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The island is largely uninhabited except for some park rangers and the Tampa Bay ship's pilots. While you are on the island you can explore the ruin but the north end is open to beachcombing shelling and swimming.What to bring? Sunscreen a towel and water shoes. Small coolers for lunch and drinks are allowed."""
From $59.00

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Sailboats and Draw Bridge

There is only one way off the island and if you own a sailboat you are king. The drawbridge operators can care the least how many vehicles they stop. Miles and miles of vehicles can stop for hours and...
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The 2nd Beach is a long way from the Lifeguards

The outer Beach is basically unattended as far as the Lifeguards are concerned. However they will respond. In this case the Lifeguard had to drive all the way around the little inlet but she was able...
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Shuffle your Feet for Stingrays

Shuffle your Feet. There are plenty of Stingrays in the water. They will not hurt you intentionally but shuffling your feet signals them you are in the area.
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Things to Do Near Fort De Soto

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Sunshine Skyway Bridge

I love the Courtney Campbell...route 60 across the bay from Tampa towards Clearwater. There are many parking areas where you can stop and walk on sand (not the beach, but sand beside water...
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Jungle Gardens

A wonderful garden with lots of animals and little animal shows. We spent a wonderful afternoon here. The plants are amazing and I enjoyed the various animal shows. Incudes: + Birds of Prey exhibit...
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St Armand Circle

located on lido key is st. armands circle. st. armands is the most visited part of sarasota by out of town tourists. the circle was designed by the circus magnate john ringling and is lined with...
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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

We went in early June and the entrance price was a rather odd $19 per person, no reduction for the senior in our group. This really is bromeliad heaven. All kinds of the beautiful plants can be...
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Clearwater Beach

As Linda said, Sand Key Beach is beautiful. You do have to purchase the dollar gold coins from a dispenser which generally takes dollar bills. It is a dollar an hour to park in any of the beach...
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Hyde Park

Hyde Park Village Perhaps my favorite memories of Tampa are from the time we spent exploring Hyde Park Village and its surrounding historic residential area as evening transitioned into night. Hyde...
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"Fort De Soto, Pass-a-Grille, and St. Pete Beach"
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"Fort De Soto Park"
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"Fort De Soto"
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