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We have a lot of great beaches in the area - I think I've listed all of them - the best ones have descriptions

1) Anna Maria Island

2) Ben T. Davis Beach - not my favorite but the local kids love it probably because it is real close to Tampa. It is on the Courtney Campbell Parkway on the way to Clearwater

3) Caladesi Island State Park -South of Honeymoon Island - must take a ferry or your boat to get there - Dunedin

4) Clearwater Beach - Volleyball, fish on Pier 60, with lots of great lunch/dinner spots - on the west end of State road 60

5) Coquina Beach

6) Egmont Key

7) E.G. Simmons Park Beach

8) Englewood Beach

9) Fort DeSoto - Fort, picnic shelters, kayak trail, bike trail

10) Fred Howard Park

11) Honeymoon Island - great for shelling. Has bathhouses, trails, playground and even a dog beach. State park pay entrance and parking is free.

12) Indian Rocks Beach - Bird watching, shelling and restaurants - 1700 Gulf Blvd - take Ulmerton Rd till you hit the water

13) Lido Beach

14) Madeira Beach - Swim in the gulf, fish off St John's Pass, places for lunch 14400 Gulf Beach, Madeira Beach

15) Pass-A-Grille Beach

16) Sand Key Beach - Wide beach with lots of vendors 1060 Gulf Blvd Clearwater

17) Siesta Key

18) St. Petersburg Beach - By Don Cezar, Pass-a-frill breach at the south end - 3400 Gulf Blvd

19) Treasure Island

Directions: Drive West until you hit the water.

Beaches from North to South - Honeymoon Island, Caladesi Island, Clearwater beach, Sand Key Park Beach, Indian Rocks beach, Madeira beach, treasure island beach, St Pete beach, Ft DeSota

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  • Written Jun 18, 2007
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