Paradise Lost; A Beach in Peril

Paradise Lost; A Beach in Peril

Honeymoon Island State Park Beach 4 Million Dollar Face Lift Honeymoon Island received a face lift last year designed to restore its remarkable beaches so that visitors could enjoy the shores that have thrilled beach-goers for decades. Stone jetties were added and sand was pumped onto the shore. The beaches looked fantastic and were ready […]

A Beach Less Traveled

A Beach Less Traveled

Where is Sand Key Beach? Sand Key Beach is located at Sand Key Park, on the barrier island known as Sand Key. This barrier island, or key, is the next island south from Clearwater Beach. Sand Key Park is very easy to access if you are visiting Clearwater Beach or the beach communities to the […]

Fishing Charter Hotspots on the Florida Gulf Coast

Fishing Charter Hotspots on the Florida Gulf Coast

Fishing the Gulf of Mexico Fishing the Gulf of Mexico is lots of fun. While this blog is about charters, be aware that you can also fish from beaches, piers, causeways, and other great locations. Wading into the coastal waterways is popular, especially in Clearwater Harbor or St. Joseph Sound. Our coasts are very shallow, […]

Where the Heck is Pinellas County and Why Should I Care?

Where the Heck is Pinellas County and Why Should I Care?

Pinellas County Is the Florida Central Gulf Coast Pinellas County is home to some of the best tourist destinations in the United States. We are pointing out Pinellas County in this blog for that very good reason. According to HomeAway.com, a general understanding a location is one of a traveler’s top concerns. Vacationers want to […]

Suncoast Primate Sanctuary

Suncoast Primate Sanctuary

Gulf Coast Local Secret #18 Florida Gulf Coast Primate Rescue The purpose of the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary is to provide a place to live for rescued and donated primates. They have a growing collection of animals, not all of them primates, which is open for public viewing. Inside you will see lots of monkeys and […]