Outdoor Adventures and Things To Do in Pinellas
Visit our Beautiful Beaches! Here’s our top three:
- Honeymoon Island: located in Dunedin (north Pinellas) with an entry fee of $8 per vehicle it is, “One of Florida’s best-loved state parks, Honeymoon Island has more than four miles of beach to explore along with a three-mile trail through one of the last remaining virgin slash pine forests.”
- Clearwater Beach: with no entry fee and occasional parking fees, “Clearwater Beach dazzles with impeccable beaches and inviting waters. Besides the beaches, there is Clearwater Beach’s inviting, small-town atmosphere. At Clearwater Marine Aquarium, you will find Winter the Dolphin, star of the “Dolphin Tale” movies. “
3. St. Pete Beach: with no entry fee and occasional parking fees, St. Pete Beach is a “destination and home of award-winning beaches, St. Pete Beach is where you can find the architecturally and historically grand Don CeSar resort.”
Explore Local Preserves and Parks!
- Shell Key Preserve: Only accessible by boat! Kayak with us to this “1,828-acre preserve located in the mouth of Tampa Bay, which includes a 195-acre barrier island known as Shell Key.”
- Weedon Island Preserve: no entry fee to explore” almost two miles of handicap-accessible boardwalks and pavement are available for visitors to Weedon Island Preserve. Boardwalks extend through tidal flats and mangrove forests, providing viewing opportunities over saltwater ponds, which are often teeming with mullet and wading birds.”
- Fort de Soto: Features 3 miles of beautiful white sand beaches and a historical fort to explore! Entry fees are $5 per vehicle
- John Chesnut Park: with no entry fee, this park features 3 natures trails with board walks that let you observe the cypress swamp areas up close!
- Boyd Hill Preserve: admission fees of $3/adult and $1.50 for children. Boyd Hill Preserve holds numerous habitats with their Birds of Prey program and tram tours (for an additional fee).
6. Florida Botanical Gardens: admission is free while you explore the numerous habitats, plant species, trails and more!
- Bike the Pinellas Trail: with 38.3 miles of paved biking and walking trails, this pathway expands the entirety of Pinellas County!
- Kayak the Waterways: Explore Shell Key Preserve and historical Tarpon Springs in our 100% clear kayaks!
- Walk along the boardwalks of Pinellas’ many parks as listed above!