Local Attractions

John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk
This vibrant fishing village stretches over 1000 feet of classic boardwalk and features over 100 different shops, eateries, live music, sights, and attractions including bay and deep sea fishing, parasailing, jetski rentals, boat rentals, dolphin watch boat tours, shell island boat tours, pirate boat cruise, snorkeling and ghost tours. (727-394-0756)
(1.5 miles S. on Gulf Blvd.) For more information visit their new website www.johnspassvillage.net.

Dockside Dave’s, South Beach Bar and Grille aka “Screwie Louies,”
Daiquiri Deck, Marios Italian, and the Brown Boxer.

Winn Dixie grocery-liquor store and CVS pharmacy (1/2 mile north just off Gulf Blvd). Convenience store (across street). Publix grocery store and Walgreens pharmacy (across causeway).

 Mad Beach Scooters
Bike and scooter rentals (across street 727-329-8730).

 Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf
15395 Gulf Blvd.,Madeira Beach (727-398-7008).

 Busch Gardens Amusement Park
Busch Gardens offers rides for all ages, shows, animal attractions, dining and gift shops (888-800-5447).

 St. Pete Pier
Located in historic and charming downtown St Petersburg (727-821-6443).

 Sunken Gardens
1825 4th Steet N., St Petersburg. This 100 year old garden has cascading waterfalls, tropical plants, exotic flowers and tropical birds (727-551-3102).

Derby Lane
10490 Gandy Blvd. N., St Petersburg. Live greyhound racing year round. Poker room and tournament play 7 days a week (727-812-3339).

Clearwater Marine Aquarium
249 Windward Passage, Clearwater. Home of Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure, sea turtles, stingrays, touch tanks, and eco-boat tours (727-441-1790).

 Fort De Soto Park
3500 Pinellas Bayway S., Tierra Verde. Miles of pristine white sand on the gulf across more than 1000 acres offers swimming, hiking and biking trails, fishing piers, camping and onsite bike, canoe and kayak rentals. Explore a historic fort built during the Spanish-American War (727-552-1862).

Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary
18328 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores. Largest nonprofit wild bird hospital in the U.S. with hundreds of rehabilitating birds.

Free admission (727-391-6211).

Suncoast Beach Trolley
Explore all of the unique beach communities from Clearwater Beach to Pass A Grille. It’s the fun, easy, and affordable way to do and see everything on the beach (727-540-1900).

John’s Pass Boardwalk