Clearwater Real Estate "It's always sunny in Clearwater!"
Clearwater is located in Pinellas County, Florida, just northwest of Tampa and St. Petersburg. Clearwater is the smallest of the three principal cities in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area, commonly known as the Tampa Bay Area.
“It’s always sunny in Clearwater!” According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Clearwater holds the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, with 361 days.
The city is separated by the Intracoastal Waterway from Clearwater Beach.
Clearwater is the home of Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Other top Clearwater attractions include:
As a year round top vacation spot, Clearwater offers a seemingly endless supply of sun and a mild and temperate climate. It is ideally situated on the Gulf of Mexico on Florida’s west coast, offering something for every visitor. With awards as Best City Beach, one of America’s Top Family Beaches, one of the Top Singles Beaches in Florida, and one of the Best Beaches from Maine to Hawaii, be assured, Clearwater boasts award winning beaches and so much more.
Beach Walk, a $30-million redevelopment initiative. It includes a promenade surrounded by resorts, beautiful white sand, entertainment and artwork.
Bright House Field
Bright House Field is home to the Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training, and also teams in the Florida State League, Gulf Coast Rookie League, and the Florida Instructional League.
Calypso Queen Cruises
Experience the beauty of the smooth waters of Clearwater Harbor and the intra-coastal waterway on a Luncheon Sightseeing & Dolphin Watch Cruise or a Sunset Dinner/Tropical Party Cruise. Complimentary beer, wine & rum punch on selected cruises with full menu.
Constructed in 1921, the Capitol Theatre is reminiscent of a classic Hollywood theater. One of the oldest operating theaters in Florida, it is known for having some of the best natural acoustics in the southeastern United States.
Captain Bligh’s Landing Miniature Golf
18-hole mini-golf course with caves, waterfalls, and a big wooden pirate ship. Fun for the whole family!
Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruise
Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruises offers a variety of cruises for different ages and occasions, all aboard the authentic ship, the Pirate’s Ransom, and staffed by a crew of jovial, sea-faring pirates.
Clearwater Gateway Farmer’s Market – October through May
Every Saturday, from 9am to 2pm, explore the rich flavors and diverse cultures of Pinellas County. The market provides residents and visitors better access to healthy, high-quality, affordable food and products: fruits and vegetables, pastries, kettle corn, smoothies, salsas, and much more.
ANNUAL EVENTS IN CLEARWATER:
- Imagine International Film Festival
- Sea-Blues Seafood and Blues Festival (late February)
- Fun N Sun Festival (April – May)
- Clearwater Celebrates America (July 4)
- Clearwater Jazz Holiday (October)
- Clearwater Greek Festival (October)
- Hispanic Heritage Festival (October)
- Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3 (November 2006 – 2010)
- Superboat International Championship
TOP LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS:
KEY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES:
- Port Saint Lucie
- Fort Lauderdale
- Apollo Beach
- Lakewood Ranch
- Madeira Beach
- New Tampa
- Plant City
- South Tampa
- Spring Hill
- St. Petersburg
- Sun City Center
- Hunters Creek
- Fish Hawk
- Fort Meade
- Treasure Island
- South Pasadena
- Waterford Lakes
- Winter Garden