7 Habits of Highly Successful Vacationers

7 Habits of Highly Successful Vacationers

Successful Vacationers Book Well Ahead People who book their vacation rentals early maximize their chances of staying in the best units. Do you want beachfront? Would you prefer a water views? Do you want the top floor? Do you want to stay in the same unit you used last year? If you said yes to […]

No Fun and Games in the Discovery of Tampa Bay

No Fun and Games in the Discovery of Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay received its first recorded visit by Europeans in 1528, just a few decades after the voyage of Christopher Columbus. While the discovered land would someday earn the rank of a household name known by nearly everyone in the country, that discovery did not come without troubles. The European explorer and conquistador who discovered […]

9 Things Not to Do in Your Vacation Rental

9 Things Not to Do in Your Vacation Rental

After so many years of managing vacation rentals, we have learned what keeps guests happy and, unfortunately, what makes them unhappy. Happy vacations are our business and so we’ve compiled a list of nine things not to do in your vacation rental. Some might surprise you and others might make you blush. Hide damaged items […]

Where on Earth is Clearwater Beach?

Where on Earth is Clearwater Beach?

  Clearwater Beach is the best-known beach along a stretch of very nice beaches. To the south you will find Sand Key Beach, Belleair Beach, Redington Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach, St Pete Beach, and a few others. To the north are the natural beaches of Caladesi Island State Park, Honeymoon Island State Park, […]

Pay for Parking from your Beach Blanket

Pay for Parking from your Beach Blanket

  Clearwater Beach has joined a growing number of cities that are using parking meters and pay stations that visitors can operate via their mobile devices. How can you pay for parking with just your phone? We asked the same question, and here are the answers we found. Parking meters throughout town are now offering […]

Burrowing Owls of Florida; Who Knew?

Burrowing Owls of Florida; Who Knew?

  Florida is a known bird-watching capital of the world and, thanks to a new book and its accompanying movie, one of those birds is in the spotlight. The new book, entitled ‘Hoot,’ portrays a struggle surrounding Florida’s burrowing owls. It was written by Carl Hiaasen, author of over twenty books including other kids’ books […]