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First Day of Summer

Welcome to Summer                                 21 June 2013

Florida Beach Rentals welcomes the first day of summer to the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Sun and sand are always in abundance on our powder white beaches that draw in visitors worldwide. From the famous sponge docks of Tarpon Springs to the far reaches of Saint Petersburg beaches and the Island Keys of Fort De Soto Park, visitors and locals alike flock to the shores to enjoy Gulf breezes and to wade and play in the pleasant waters.

A Trip to the Beach on the First Day of Summer

The choice of where to spend the first day of summer might not be as easy as it seems. The coastline of the Gulf of Mexico offers a dizzying number of choices. For beach-goers, soft white sands meet with sparkling turquoise waters, a paradise that stretches for miles. Sun lovers need only choose their favorite beach atmosphere to make their decision. Among the choices are:

  • · Howard Park
  • · Honeymoon Island
  • · Caladesi Island
  • · Clearwater Beach
  • · Belleair Beach
  • · Indian Rocks Beach
  • · Indian Shores
  • · Redington Beach
  • · Madeira Beach
  • · Treasure Island
  • · St. Pete Beach
  • · Pass A Grille
  • · Fort De Soto Park

Centers of Activity for the First Day of Summer

The cities of the Tampa Bay area are ideal for summer entertainment so why not get started right away? Stroll down avenues among both neighbors and travelers from afar while you choose which of the many shops to visit. Tourist shops abound on the gulf coast from Tarpon Springs, to Clearwater and St. Petersburg. You will find many avenues filled with gift shops, perfect for browsing and window shopping. Some of the best in the area can be found at:

  • · Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks
  • · Dunedin Main Street
  • · Safety Harbor
  • · Downtown St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg Pier
  • · John’s Pass

Into the Wild on the First Day of Summer

Taking a trip into the natural beauty of Florida is a perfect way to celebrate the arrival of the season. The region is dotted with parks that display Florida wilderness, and wildlife in its original habitat. Opportunities to hike along waterway paths or amid tall palms and pines abound. Some of the better known parks are:

  • · Starkey Wilderness Park
  • · Brooker Creek Preserve
  • · Key Vista Nature Park
  • · Wall Springs
  • · Anderson Park
  • · Chestnut Park
  • · Honeymoon Island
  • · Florida Botanical Gardens
  • · Sunken Gardens
  • · Lake Seminole Park
  • · Weedon Island State Preserve

Summer is Yours

Whatever you choose to do, the Tampa Bay area is sure to keep you entertained. Contact us at Florida Beach Rentals to find out more about the countless opportunities in our region of the Gulf Coast. Summer is yours. Make the most of it!

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