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Families will love:

  • Long coastline with white-sand beaches
  • Close to Tampa and Busch Gardens
  • Lots of beachfront accommodations

Clearwater, Fla., located east of Tampa and north of St. Petersburg, is a coastal town featuring white-sand beaches, warm Gulf Coast waters, and 361-days of sunshine (on average). Recently in the spotlight as the home of Winter, the dolphin with a robotic tail who starred in the film "Dolphin Tale," families are flocking to Clearwater's coastline to catch glimpses of the hordes of ... more
Clearwater, Fla., located east of Tampa and north of St. Petersburg, is a coastal town featuring white-sand beaches, warm Gulf Coast waters, and 361-days of sunshine (on average). Recently in the spotlight as the home of Winter, the dolphin with a robotic tail who starred in the film "Dolphin Tale," families are flocking to Clearwater's coastline to catch glimpses of the hordes of dolphins living in the wild, as well as visiting Winter in the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

Clearwater's long stretch of beaches have repeatedly appeared on Best Of lists, including Conde Nast, USA Today and TripAdvisor. It's close proximity to Tampa and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay also provide day trip excitement for families wanting to combine theme park vacations with relaxing beach vacations.

Written by Lissa Poirot less

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