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Florida Gulf Coast Attractions


This page has well over 100 attraction links, all over Florida, but mainly on the Florida Gulf Coast. We have grouped them into into 11 groups. You can scroll through the complete list below, or you can click on each of the following categories of attractions:
 
Gulf Beaches of Tampa Bay
  and Pinellas County (St. Pete)
Hillsborough County (Tampa)
Anna Maria / Sarasota
Fort Myers / Sanibel Island
Naples / Marco Island
Florida Keys & Key West
Orlando Area
Professional Sports
Other Attractions in Florida


 
GULF BEACHES OF TAMPA BAY (Top of Page)
 

CLEARWATER BEACH

Capt. Memo's Pirate Cruises
Fun for all ages. Daytime and sunset cruises

(727) 446-2587
Big Ben Pub
A British pub on Clearwater beach!
(727) 446-8809
Clearwater Marine Aquarium (727) 447-0980
Starlite Cruises
Dinner Dance cruises, Luncheon cruises, sightseeing cruises and more.
1-800-444-4814
(727) 462-2628

CLEARWATER
Club Liquid Blue
Clearwater night club, great staff and service.
(727) 446-4000
Celebration Station
Family-oriented entertainment complex featuring rides, games and much more.
(727) 791-1799
Harborview Center
35,000 sq. ft conference center, for gatherings of 40 - 1,400 people.
(727) 462-6778
The Long Center
Recreation complex with a wide array of indoor and outdoor sports.
(727) 726-2181
Ruth Eckerd Hall
1111 McMullen Booth Rd., Clearwater
Musical, dance and educational programs
in a state-of-the-art setting.

 
(727) 791-7400

SAND KEY
Florida Gulf Coast Art Center
222 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Belleair
Educational programs, workshops, and diverse
exhibitions schedule. Admission is free

 
(727) 584-8634

INDIAN SHORES
Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary (727) 391-6211

MADEIRA BEACH
Europa SeaKruz (Dine - Dance - Casino) (727) 393-5110
Holocaust Memorial Museum
5001 113th Street, Madeira Beach
Hosts traveling exhibits on the
Holocaust and World War II.

 
(727) 392-4678

ST. PETE BEACH

Shell Key Shuttle
Go Shellhunting!
Merry Peir
801 Pass-A-Grille Way
St. Pete Beach, Florida

 
(727) 360-1348
The Don Cesar Hotel (Historic Landmark) (727) 360-1881
Fort De Soto Park (Historic Place, Beach Park) (727) 360-1881
Gulf Beaches Historical Museum
115 10th Ave., St. Pete Beach
The museum's exhibits trace the rich
history of the barrier islands.

 
(727) 360-2491
 
 
REST OF PINELLAS COUNTY (ST. PETERSBURG)  (Top of Page)
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Bayfront Center & Mahaffey Theater
400 1st St. S., St. Petersburg
Arena and performing arts theater
featuring a multitude of entertainment.

 
(727) 892-5767
The Coliseum
535 4th Ave. N., St. Petersburg
One of the nation's largest dance floors,
featuring a variety of live entertainment.

 
(727) 892-5202
Dali Museum (727) 823-3767
Derby Lane Greyhound Racing (727) 576-1361

The Cultural Heart of Tampa Bay
Florida International Museum

Phone: (800) 777-9882


Great Explorations (727) 821-8885
H.M.S. Bounty (727) 821-6443
Museum of Fine Arts (727) 896-2667
P. Buckley Moss Gallery - "the People's Artist". (727) 894-3767
St. Petersburg Museum of History
Displays and exhibits depicting St. Petersburg's past. Also home to an exact replica of the world's first commercial airliner.
(727) 894-1052
Sunken Gardens (727) 896-3186
The Pier (727) 821-6164
Tropicana Field
Home to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and other sporting events, conventions, trade shows, concerts etc. Click here for parking information with maps.
(727) 825-3100

Konger Coral Sea Aquarium
850 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs
120,000 gallon main tank aquarium plus
other displays featuring marine life.
(727) 938-5378
Medieval Brass Rubbing Center and Museum
822 Dodecanese Blvd.
Tarpon Springs
(727) 934-6760
Spongeorama
510 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs
A museum, theater and gift shop which
captures the history of the sponge industry.

 
(727) 942-3771
 
 
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY (TAMPA) (Top of Page)

Tampa's Water Park
Adventure Island

Phone: 813-987-5600

Now Featuring "Gwazi"
Busch Gardens

Phone: 813-987-5082

Hands-on learning for all ages
The Florida Aquarium

Phone: 813-273-4000

One of North America's finest zoos with natural habitats.
Lowry Park Zoo

Phone: 813-935-8552

IMAX® Dome motion pictures
Museum of Science and Industry

Phone: 813-987-6300

Florida Orchestra (813) 286-1170
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (813) 222-1000
Historic Ybor City
 
 
ANNA MARIA / SARASOTA  (Top of Page)
 
Excellent Collection of Fine Art
Ringling Museum of Art

Phone: (941) 359-5700

Babcock Wilderness Adventures
Eco-tours on a 90,000 acre ranch (approx. 35 square kilometers). Info in German as well.
8000 State Road 31
Punta Gorda
1-800-500-5583
Bishiop Planetarium
Located on the Manatee River waterfront and taking up an entire city block, the South Florida Museum, Bishop Planetarium, and Parker Manatee Aquarium is a unique educational resource.
201 10th Street West
Bradenton, Florida 34205
(941) 746-4131
Babcock Wilderness Adventures
Eco-tours on a 90,000 acre ranch (approx. 35 square kilometers). Info in German as well.
8000 State Road 31
Punta Gorda
1-800-500-5583
"Supernova" Botanical Garden.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Phone: (941) 366-5730

Mote Marine Laboratory
Famous research center that conducts research all over Florida. Open to the public.
1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy
Lido Key
(941) 388-4441
Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary
Founded by birdlover Dale Shields.
Ken Thompson Pkwy
Lido Key
(941) 388-4444
Gulf Coast World of Science
Dig for fossils, blow up a hot air balloon, touch live snakes and more. Special events are offered on Saturday mornings.
8251 15th St. East.
Sarasota
(941) 359-9975
Myakka River State Park
Florida's largest state park has a lot to offer - canoeing, biking, hiking and just plain relaxation. A personal favorite.
Exit 37 on I-75,
then 9 miles east
(941) 361-6511
Cars & Music of Yesterday
120-car collection, four of which are cars personally used by John Ringling.
811 South Palm Ave
Sarasota
(941) 366-5730
 
 
FORT MYERS / SANIBEL ISLAND  (Top of Page)
 
Please note: Fort Myers is not the same as Fort Myers Beach.
 
Visit the estates of two inventors
Edison/Ford Winter Estate

Phone: (941) 332-6634

Babcock Wilderness Adventures
Eco-tours on a 90,000 acre ranch (approx. 35 square kilometers). Info in German as well. 30 miles north of Fort Myers.
8000 State Road 31
Punta Gorda
1-800-500-5583
8 Productions Each Season
Broadway Palm Dinner Theater

Phone: (941) 278-1380

Seminole Gulf Railway
Dinner train, murder mystery train and many other offerings.
Fort Myers
(941) 275-8487
800-SEM-GULF
Imaginarium
The hands-on museum that kids (and adults) will love. Enrich your mind and have fun at the same time.
Fort Myers
(941) 337-3332
Lee County Alliance of the Arts
OK, so it is not an attraction, but they can help you with information about everything from the Cape Coral Community Theater to the Sanibel Music Festival.
Fort Myers
(941) 939-ARTS (2787)
Manatee Park
Guided programs during the manatee season (November through March)
Fort Myers
(941) 432-2004
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge
6,000 acre (9 square miles, 24 square kilometers) refuge, Perfect for birdwatching, walks and nature appreciation.
Sanibel
Periwinkle Place
Sanibel's largest shopping center, 36 unique stores.
2075 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel
The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum
Sanibel's largest shopping center, 36 unique stores.
3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road
Sanibel
Phone: (941) 395-2233
Everglades Day Safari
The Everglades are one of a kind, there is nothing like it anywhere else in the world. Learn more on an eco-safari for the day.
Sanibel
(800) 472-3069
(941) 472-1559
Everglades Eco Tours
Another Everglades tour operator
800-304-9432
(941) 368-3252
info@gladestour.com
 
 
NAPLES / MARCO ISLAND  (Top of Page)
 
Captain Doug's Small Airboat Rides
Travel in comfort on the quietest airboats, as you enjoy the beauty and splendor of the Florida Everglades.
Fifth Avenue South
Old Naples, very picturesque, nice shops, nice for simply strolling around.
Naples Trolley Tours (941) 262-7300
Nature Tours (Everglades)
...by Loon Bay Outfitters. There are other tour operators, but none with such a good website.
(941) 860-9823
The ZOO in Naples!
Caribbean Gardens

(941) 262-5409

Naples Teddy Bear Museum
The most comprehensive collection of bears in North America. More than 3000 Teddy Bears!
(941) 598-2711
Tin City Shopping and Restaurants
Over 40 eclectic shops and restaurants. Well worth a visit.
(941) 598-2711
Swamp Buggy Races
Racing in the swamps? More fun than you can imagine...
(941) 598-2711
National Audubon Society's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Site let's you go on a pretty good virtual tour. Visit the real thing 21 miles east of Naples.
Open daily 7:00 - 5:00
Parks on Marco Island
Marco Island has no major attractions, which is part of it's quiet, peaceful charm.
 
FLORIDA KEYS & KEY WEST  (Top of Page)

Keys Directory
 
Visit KeysDirectory, our sister site, for the most complete information on the Florida Keys & Key West. Attractions, arts, restaurants, lodging and much more. Click here to visit the site.
 
ORLANDO AREA  (Top of Page)

Church Street Station
Restaurant and entertainment area in Old Orlando. A must visit.
Cypress Gardens
Florida's first theme park, established in 1936. Still going strong.
Florida Splendid China
Harry P. Leu Gardens
Kissimmee Golf Club
Florida's National Parks
Orlando Museum of Art
SeaWorld (407)363-2200
Universal Studios Florida (407) 63-8000
Walt Disney World (WDW)
 
(407) W-DISNEY
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Click here for a choice of accommodations
to suit any and all budgets.
 
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS (Top of Page)

Tampa Bay Devil Rays - Major League Baseball
Click here for parking information with maps.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - NFL Football
Tampa Bay Lightning - NHL Hockey
Tampa Bay Mutiny - Major League Soccer
The Fort Myers Miracle
The Minnesota Twins Class A team.
Ft. Myers
(941)768-4210
 
OTHER ATTRACTIONS IN FLORIDA (Top of Page)

Bok Tower Gardens

Lake Wales
Buccaneer Bay - family water park. Spring Hill
Butterfly World Ft. Lauderdale
Gatorland - alligators !! Orlando
Kennedy Space Center Cocoa Beach
National Parks (all in Florida)
Silver Springs Silver Springs
Weeki Wachee Springs Weeki Wachee
Wild Waters - family water park Silver Springs
World of Orchids - large display Kissimmee


 



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