The greater Tampa Bay area anchors the West Central Florida area, a collection of beautiful stretches of coastline, diverse cultural offerings, pristine natural areas and major attractions. In Pinellas County, the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area is sometimes called Florida’s Sunshine Capital — the sun shines on this part of the state on average an amazing 361 days each year. Nature is showcased at several unspoiled sites. Two area state parks, Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island, offer preserved beachfront and nature trails. But there’s more than nature here.
Fun things to do in the area include harbor cruises,