11 Reasons You’ll Love Moving To Clearwater, FL

Redington Beach Florida

Arona McGinley | Charles Rutenberg Realty | RealEstateBitz.com

Every day we have families moving to Clearwater, FL! Clearwater is one of those places that is perfect for families with children, seniors looking to relax and enjoy the perfect weather or a great golf day. When you move to Clearwater, Fl plan on getting rid of the snow boots and heavy winter jackets. Time to stock up on lots of bathing suits, shorts, and sleeveless tees. Whatever the reason it’s definitely one of the best places to live in Florida.

Clearwater Florida has excellent schools, there is so much history and I can’t forget to add Winter the Dolphin at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Clearwater, FL supports over 50,000 local jobs and has been growing every year. If you’re looking for that beach vibe with a slower pace of life then this is the place for you. Check out our downtown and enjoy the museums, great restaurants, and perfect weather. Should you be moving to Clearwater, or are thinking of moving to Clearwater, Fl please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about this beautiful city. I am always happy to help!

5 Things You Should Know Before You Move to St. Petersburg, Fl

St. Pete Beach was Rated Top Beach in the United States

If you reading this you must be thinking of moving to St. Petersburg, Florida and you may be wondering why people are loving St. Petersburg. This year, St. Beach has been rated the top beach in the United States and was also rated fifth in the world.

St. Petersburg, Fl has a great deal to offer if you’re looking for a place with a diverse culture, great restaurants, top-rated beaches, nightlife, great schools, historical sites, the University of South Florida (St. Pete Campus), and great neighborhoods to live in.

Downtown St. Petersburg, Fl

Downtown St. Petersburg is buzzing all day and night. You can visit great museums such as The Dali Museum, The Museum of Fine Arts and Chihuly Collections of stunning glasswork. Check out the St. Pete Pier for fun things happening for both adults and kids. Dine at waterfront restaurants or just enjoy a fun beach day with the family. On a bright sunny day, you can browse the local Saturday Morning Market and buy organic produce, food made by the locals as well as arts and crafts. Check out our beautiful downtown on foot. Park your car and walk or use the Looper trolley which runs seven days a week. There is so much to see and do at downtown St. Pete.

Beaches St. Petersburg, Fl

Are you ready for some fantastic Beaches? As I said has been rated the top beach in the United States. Our beaches are casual and perfect for laying out. If you want some activity we’ve got plenty of that too: Check out windsurfing, boating, dolphin watching, sandcastles and so much more. While you are in St. Petersburg check out the historical Don CeSar resort where you can dine, get some drinks at the bar, have an ice cream cone with the kids. There is so much for everyone.

Sporting Arena

Are you a sports fanatic? St. Petersburg is home to the Tampa Bay Rays baseball at Tropicana Field and the Tampa Bay Rowdies at Al Lang Stadium. You can also check out the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. This takes place on the waterfront street course in downtown St. Petersburg. It’s a week-long of activities and has fun for the whole family, live entertainment, and interactive activities for the kids.

Colleges and Universities

The University of Florida has a campus located in St. Petersburg, Fl. This campus has on-campus student housing. This campus is located on the water and on some days you can see dolphins playing in the water. This campus is close to downtown and is a great place for students to live. Students are close to shops and restaurants as well a great beaches and parks.

The People

There is such a diverse makeup of people in the St. Petersburg area. You can see that through the diversity of the food and restaurants that are available. From mom-and-pop restaurants to food trucks and top dining waterfront restaurants there is something for everyone. Take a walk downtown St. Petersburg and see the mix of people enjoying each other although they come from all walks of life. This is a place where all cultures come together for some fun in the sun.

If you are ready to make the move to St. Petersburg Florida we welcome you. There is so much to do for the retirees, for the students, and for the families with kids. I cannot think of a more perfect place to to live.

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Tampa Bay Rowdies Soccer

Rowdies Soccer at St. Petersburg

The Rowdies is a professional soccer team based in St. Petersburg, Florida. You can check out this team and attend their games at the AL Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg. If you love soccer this is the place to be on game day. Great place to take the kids for a memorable family experience. The Rowdies is a team that also gives back to it’s community. Want to see what’s happening with the Rowdies, check out Rowdies Soccer.

Spring Break Is Almost Here! Here are some last minute and cost effective things to do in Florida.

Spring break in florida

Whether you live in Florida or just visiting our beautiful area, we’ve got you covered with things to do. For those of you that have been covered by snow all Winter, this will be the perfect getaway for you.

Here are some great things that you can do in Pinellas County

How about downtown St. Petersburg , Florida.    Get a taste of our delicious food from top rated restaurants. Visit galleries, museums and beach areas and immerse yourself in the culture of downtown St. Petersburg. Here you can get a sandwich to go, and have a quiet and enjoyable meal with a waterfront setting. If that’s not for you, then enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants or food trucks available in the downtown area. Some great museums that you can visit are the Salvador Dali Museum or The Florida Holocaust Museum as well as others in the area. You can check out the famous The Don Cesar Hotel which is located on Gulf Boulevard also known as the Pink Palace this is a landmark in downtown St. Petersburg, since 1928.

Are you a sports fan, then we’ve got the Tampa Bay Rays baseball at Tropicana Field and the Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer at Al Lang Stadium both in St. Petersburg. Want to get some shopping down then check out some great boutiques and shopping centers or our outdoor markets available on weekends. Want to get away for some adult time, well we’ve got great nightclubs for that perfect evening out with friends.

Dunedin, Florida is the perfect quaint place for browsing local arts galleries and a low key afternoon exploring. Check out the uninhabited barrier island of Caladesi, north of downtown Dunedin. You have to take a ferry to get to this island (no bridges or cars) from Honeymoon Island which is also a State Park. You can spend the day kayaking but look out for turtles. There are Loggerhead turtles that nest along this part of the coast, a sight to see. End the day with a beautiful sunset and go to downtown Dunedin for a nice meal and drinks at one of the many relaxing restaurants.

Explore Tarpon Springs, Florida and it’s fascinating history. Did you know that Tarpon Springs is known as the largest natural sponge market in the world? This beautiful but older part of the city is influenced by Greek immigrants since the early 1900s. You can spend your day by going down to the Sponge Docks and getting your fill of authentic Greek cuisine. Other things to do is a visit to the aquarium or the sponge museum or take a sight seeing cruise down the Anclote River. You can purchase some unique souvenirs at one of a kind shops. This is a great place to visit with the kids, so while having fun they can also learn some local history about the Sponge Docks.

Madeira Beach, Florida   is another great place to hang out for Spring Break. Check out John’s Pass Village & Board Walk where you have some great restaurants and shops to explore. Spend your day building sand castles or just relaxing with a good book on the beach. Not far away from Madeira Beach you can drive down to Indian Rocks Beach to Splash Harbour Water Park. This is a great place to hang out and relax while the kids are having crazy fun. I highly recommend the Lazy River for the adults.

These are just some of the things that you and your family can explore during Spring Break 2019.