Cities Along the Gulf
Gulfport – A colorful collection of small, independent shops, boutiques and galleries in our walkable village, offering the kind of friendly service and unique items you won’t find in chains and malls. Tuesday Fresh Market. Visit on the first Friday and third Saturday of each month for the popular Art Walk.
Johns Pass – Over one hundred merchants inhabit the Village with unique retail shopping, a variety of restaurants, the local fishing fleet, dolphin watching and shelling tours, boat rentals, parasailing and jet skiing.
Maderia Beach – Madeira’s 2.5-mile beach attracts devotees of sun and sea, and fishing in the primary sport activity.
New Port Richey
St. Petersburg – Dali Museum – The museum holds the largest collection outside of Spain of art by the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali. Museum of Fine Arts – Comprehensive permanent collection of 19th century French and American paintings, early 20th century American paintings and photography. Morean Art Center – Permanent Chihuly glass exhibition, absolutely amazing!
Tarpon Springs – In Tarpon Springs you get a sense of “Old Florida”. Tarpon Springs is world renowned for its Greek culture and the Sponge Docks, a historic working waterfront where natural sponges have been harvested since the late 1800’s. North Anclote River Park,
Treasure Island – Treasure Island, Florida is located on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast and is blessed with miles of gorgeous white sand beaches that boast that “Old Florida” feel.
Neighborhood Things to Do from the Tampa Bay Times by County and City
Tampa Bay History Center – Occupying 60,000 square feet in Tampa’s Channelside District, exhibits draw a path through time, linking modern culture with cigar factories, sports legends, railroad tycoons, cattle drives, pioneers, Spanish conquistadors and Florida’s first native inhabitants — 12,000 years in all.
Tampa Theatre – Built in 1926 as one of America’s most elaborate movie palaces, the Tampa Theatre today is a passionately protected and beloved community landmark.
TECO Manatee Viewing Area – Apollo Beach is the location for this popular attraction. When the temperature of bay water falls below 68 degrees Fahrenheit, come see hundreds of manatees in their natural habitat from manatee observation platforms at the Manatee Viewing Center. There is also a tidal walkway that takes visitors deep into a mangrove habitat.
Ybor City – Known as Tampa’s Latin Quarter for over a century, Ybor City is an exotic blend of aromas, flavors, sights and sounds. From the scent of roasting Cuban coffee early in the morning to the rhythms of Latin music late into the night, Ybor is a feast for the senses.