Clearwater FL

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The City of Clearwater Florida

The City of Clearwater Florida is in Pinellas County. Clearwater is west of Tampa and northwest of St. Petersburg, putting it in an excellent spot for travel between these two highly important Florida cities. On the west side of Clearwater, you will find the Gulf of Mexico, and on the east side, you will see Tampa Bay.

There are endless opportunities for things to do in Clearwater. You could visit the famous Clearwater Beach, go to a festival, eat at one of the many delicious restaurants, go to the ball park, or check out a book at the Clearwater Library. The list goes on and on!

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Clearwater Beach FL was voted as one of the top 25 beaches in the US. Because of this, it is one of Florida’s top vacation destinations. There are beach shops to browse, delicious restaurants to eat in, and of course, the gorgeous beach. This is a great place to bring your family or friends for a fun day out.

Another place for family fun is watching a baseball game. The Clearwater Threshers play at Brighthouse Field, and are the Phillies’ minor league team. In spring training season, you can also see the Phillies train here.

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Clearwater is home to many festivals, including one every evening, 7 days a week. They take place on Clearwater Beach’s Pier 60. Before sunset, vendors set up booths for shopping, and there is always entertainment as well! Another incredible festival is the Clearwater Jazz Holiday. This event has been happening for 33 years, and is now an international event for jazz-lovers. It brings in top performers in the jazz genre, and if you love music, is an event that you surely don’t want to miss.

Another great spot for entertainment is Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater FL. This wonderful venue provides concerts, broadway shows, plays, ballets, and more! Some famous talents that have performed here are: John Legend, Harry Connick Jr., Cyndi Lauper, John Denver, Katharine McPhee, and Kellie Pickler, as well as many, many more.

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Clearwater Beach Restaurant: Frenchy’s Original Cafe

Feeling hungry after a day of exploring? There are many amazing Clearwater Restaurants. Some favorites are: Salt N Pepper Bistro, Cristino’s Coal Oven Pizza, Wildflower Cafe, Clear Sky Beachside Cafe, and Cafe Ponte. These are just a few of the literally hundreds of restaurants in the Clearwater area.

One of the biggest draws to Clearwater FL has just recently come about. Her name is Winter, and she is a true inspiration to us all. And did I mention that she’s a dolphin? Winter was a 3 month old baby dolphin who was rescued by the staff of the Clearwater Aquarium when she was found tangled in a crab trap at Mosquito Lagoon, FL. She had serious injuries that eventually led to her losing her tail.

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Hope (left) and Winter (right) at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Winter stars in Dolphin Tale, and Hope will be starring in Dolphin Tale 2.

Because of the love and dedication from the staff at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, as well as the amazing creation of Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc., Winter was given a prosthetic tail. Because of the delicate skin of a dolphin, a special gel was created to go under her prosthetic tail. Winter’s gel has now changed the world of prosthetics.

This little dolphin that could is a true inspiration to us all. You may have heard of her movie, Dolphin Tale, which was out in theaters in 2011. It featured actors such as Morgan Freeman, and Harry Connick Jr. You can visit Winter at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, as well as other dolphins, sea turtles, stingrays, and more.

Are you interested in making a move to Clearwater Florida? We can help you find Clearwater houses for sale.

 

 

contact metts group realtyJeanine and Howard Metts, Metts Group at Future Home Realty
2653 McCormick Drive, Clearwater, FL 33759
Phone: 727-418-5224 or 727-631-4191