St. Pete Day Trip
Looking for a staycation or adventure across the state?! Visit St. Pete, Florida and explore the unique restaurants, stores, beaches, and landmarks! Whether you are looking for a beach day, adventure with a side of deliciousness, or a day supporting local businesses – we’ve got your itinerary covered!
Start your day off with a clear kayak tour of Shell Key Preserve with one of our eco-guides! Take in the sights and wildlife as you paddle through a mangrove tunnel, beautiful sandbar, and pristine beach! Don’t forget to hang a shell on the shell tree for good luck!
After your tour, grab a bite to eat and a refreshing beverage at Billy’s Stone Crab – right where we launch our kayaks from! Luckily, they have socially distanced outdoor seating that is perfect for enjoying curbside take out!
Once you’ve filled your belly, take a short drive down the road to Fort de Soto Park. Featuring three miles of award-winning beaches and a historic fort built in 1900. With an entry fee of $5 per vehicle, it’s a must-see in the St. Pete area!
Food, Fun, and Adventure Day
Being your morning with a pool side breakfast at The Hollander Hotel’s Tap Room (Breakfast 7 days a week). Here you can enjoy a nice dip in the pool while you sip on a mimosa and wait for your eggs benedict or Hollander’s specialty Jumbo Breakfast Sandwich!
Then take a midday or midmorning clear kayak tour of Shell Key Preserve with one of our eco-guides! Take in the sights and wildlife as you paddle through a mangrove tunnel, beautiful sandbar, and pristine beach! Don’t forget to hang a shell on the shell tree for good luck!
Finally, after your tour, check into No Vacancy. Where you can find incredibly creative, delicious fishbowl and punch bowl drinks for you and your friends to share! Don’t forget to grab a bite to eat during your bowl drinking experience…we’d recommend the Skinny Dip!
And if you’re truly looking to spend the night after having a great time, we recommend returning to The Hollander Hotel for a restful boutique hotel experience!
Support Local Shops
If you’re looking to support local businesses by shopping and eating while taking a stroll, look no further than Central Ave, St. Pete! Filled with murals that you can take Instagram-able photos with and numerous boutique shops, you can easily spend an entire morning and afternoon enjoying St. Pete at its core. While you’re walking, don’t forget to check out the incredible blown glass at the Chihuly Collection! This museum is filled with glass works from artists from around the world!
Don’t forget to grab a bite to eat or enjoy a refreshing popsicle with Hyppo Gourmet Ice Pops! Finally, end your day supporting local businesses by visiting us. We are a family owned and operated business! Join us for a clear kayaking sunset tour with us at Shell Key Preserve with one of our eco- guides! Our sunset tours provide a beautiful time of day to watch birds as they feed and nest in the peaceful preserve. We stop at the pristine beaches of Shell Key and collect shells as the sun falls on the horizon and just before sunset, we paddle back towards our launch point and watch as the sunsets over the beaches and mangrove of the preserve.
We then paddle back to our docks at Billy’s Stone Crab before dark! Don’t forget to stop in for a drink special, bite to eat, or to enjoy the live music before you head home for the evening!