Top 5 Clearwater Attractions: Get Out and Enjoy the Sunshine

Clearwater, Florida, attracts visitors due to its excellent beaches, but the area also has numerous fun attractions such as historic buildings, nature areas and theme parks. These top Clearwater attractions provide a place to soak in the sun and experience beach life at its best. Read on to see our picks for the top Clearwater attractions.

5 Awesome Clearwater Attractions for Outdoor Fun

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Get up-close with sea life

Take the family to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and check out the loggerhead sea turtles, bottlenose dolphins, local fish, river otters, mangroves, coral reefs and more.  The aquarium also serves as home to Winter and Hope, two famous dolphins.

Stroll the pier

Sunsets at Pier 60, a nighttime street festival on Clearwater’s popular fishing pier, offers fun-loving vibes. Celebrate sunset over Clearwater Beach, enjoy live music and entertainment, and check out the arts and crafts. Pier 60 is within easy reach of these Clearwater vacation rentals.

Dine in style

StarLite Majesty Dining Yacht, a 115-foot ship, provides day and evening fine-dining cruises. Large picture windows provide guests scenic views as the ship cruises the inland waters of Florida’s Gulf coast. Try some delicious food while enjoying live entertainment. The boat accommodates up to 280 passengers for dining and up to 350 for a cocktail function.

Root for the home team

Catch a baseball game at Spectrum Field, home to the Clearwater Threshers. The stadium seats 7,000 minor league fans and houses restaurants, picnic areas, children’s playgrounds and more. Games run from April through August, perfect for a summer vacation activity.

Splash all day

Nearby Adventure Island in Tampa has 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun. The place combines high-speed thrills and tranquil tropical surroundings. Adventure Island caters all ages. Have a blast on the slides, corkscrews and in the wave pool. Kids will love playing in the children’s water playground. For a break, order lunch at one of the outdoor cafes.

Interesting in a sightseeing adventure? Check out these Clearwater tours.