Remarkable Origin of Clearwater Beach Sand

Remarkable Origin of Clearwater Beach Sand

Geological History of Florida Florida Below Sea Level While walking the beaches in Florida, you might take a moment to reflect on how the beaches came to be. Underneath the beautiful soft sands is a marine legacy that reaches back millions of years. Florida has spent much of its long life below sea level. Millions […]

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 […]

Clearwater Color Run 2014

Clearwater Color Run 2014

Is the Clearwater Color Run a Race or a Party? Attendees to the Clearwater Color Run in January of 2014 were in for more than just a race. Long before the race began Coachman Park filled with racers in white shirts and their camera-toting companions. Tents dotted the field, selling T-shirts, drinks, and unique photo […]

Top Theme Parks near Clearwater Beach

Top Theme Parks near Clearwater Beach

Homosassa Springs Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is located seventy miles drive north of Clearwater Beach. The park displays rescued and other creatures native to Florida. The list includes black bears, alligators, bald eagles, otters, and many more. The number of different bird species at the central pond and the aviary are amazing. A unique […]

Sunset Deer Sightings

Sunset Deer Sightings

Gulf Coast Local Secret #15 Large Deer Population in Florida Florida rarely drops below 50 degrees in the winter, making it a great place for wildlife. While this attracts species that don’t tolerate cold easily, it also makes a perfect environment for just about everything else. Florida has a thriving deer population. While it might […]

Gulf Coast Bald Eagles

Gulf Coast Bald Eagles

Gulf Coast Local Secret #14 Bald Eagles Live on the Florida Gulf Coast Bald Eagles are primarily a northern bird but did you know they also live in Florida? They summer in the far north and then some migrate south or gather along the coasts of Alaska and Canada in the winter. However, the ones […]

Osprey Nesting Season on the Florida Gulf Coast

Osprey Nesting Season on the Florida Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast Local Secret #12 What is an Osprey? An Osprey is a predatory bird that hunts only fish. It has black and white feathers, the male and female differing only slightly. They are large hawks, most being larger than an average chicken. They range across the U.S. and beyond, wherever good fishing opportunities can […]

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