Today Clearwater and its island beaches are one of Florida's most popular vacations spots. Clearwater boasts world-renowned beaches, as well as a multitude of activities and attractions for visitors of all ages. Because of its unique location along the water, there are several aquatic activities available in, or nearby, such as the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, the Florida Aquarium, and the Clearwater Pier. While in town, you should also make time for deep-sea fishing, whale watching, cruises at sunset, and water sports of all kinds. The weather in this part of the nation makes it possible to grow beautiful plants and flowers, which can be experienced at the Florida Botanical Gardens. If you need a little adventure in your day, you are sure to find it at Bush Gardens which features exotic animals, roller coasters, and live entertainment.
During the evening hours you can stroll through historic downtown where you will find a wide variety of dining options from romantic lit interiors, to outdoor patio seating. Whether in the mood for fast food or fresh local seafood, you will find what you are craving at any time of the day. If you want to hang with the locals, then Coachman Park is the place to be. Here, you will find live musical entertainment for all tastes.
Being located near the coast, the water usually keeps temperature swings in check; however, you will still find a range of temperatures depending on the time of year. The winter months will usually be in the mid 70's whereas you will find temperatures in the high 80's during the summer months.