Here are extensive lists of attractions and restaurants in Clearwater provided by the Clearwater Hilton Hotel, but first, check out our featured attractions below!
Dunedin Golf Club in Dunedin, FL is a Donald Ross creation and former home to the Professional Golfers' Association! The club is hosting a 4-man scramble for our convention attendees on April 10th. Transportation is provided from the hotel, and lunch is included courtesy of Dolphin Moving Systems. Win prizes on all par 3 holes! Registration is required for this event; sign up during your convention registration.
Among the first settlers of Tarpon Springs in the 1880's were sponge divers from the Kalymnos Island in Greece. Their community at the "Sponge Capital of the World" is still alive; sponge boats berth alongside authentic Greek restaurants, shops, and bakeries. A tour will be hosted for convention attendees on April 10; sign up during your convention registration.
Rick Rauls is chartering a boat for a deep-sea fishing expedition for interested conference attendees. Sign up during your convention registration to join us for a trip out on the ocean with breakfast, lunch, and even beer included!
Carlyle Van Lines is hosting a Caribbean Beach Party the evening of April 10th on the private beach of the Clearwater Hilton, our convention hotel! Come join us for drinks, hors d'oeuvre, and live music. This event is included with your convention registration, but you can sign up for free during registration to also participate in sand volleyball and a sandcastle building contest during the party!
Can't get enough of golf? Tee up with us again on April 11th at the Belleview Biltmore Golf Club. Also designed by Donald Ross, the club has been an American favorite since 1925 and features a picturesque championship course, skilled PGA golf professionals and personal club service. Registration is required; sign up during your convention registration.
Come away with us on a Pirate Adventure Cruise to the less-traveled road of briny buccaneers and sea-faring seadogs! Set your course with the cool reggae island and steel band music playing throughout the rigging of the Pirates Ransom. Get lost in the pirate antics of treasure hunts, face painting, water gun games, stories, and dancing for all. Passengers enjoy their choice of free soft drinks, beer, wine, and champagne while aboard ship. Sign up during your convention registration to set sail with us on April 11!
The Sea Screamer is the world's largest speedboat! With it's dual twin-turbocharged diesel engines, the 72' long Sea Screamer gives you a thrill ride you'll never forget! At speeds up to 35 miles per hour on it's deep-V hull, the Sea Screamer zips along the waters of the Gulf of Mexico in speed and comfort.
The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a hospital for sick and injured marine life. It is home to Winter, the dolphin with the prosthetic tail made famous in the movie DolphinTale. Come see otters, turtles, sharks, and stingrays, then pay a visit to Shipwreck Alley to see dolphins Winter and Hope playing from the underwater viewing tunnel.
Ride the wind under our parasail and you'll never again be happy just being a landlubber. Grin to the thrill and the beauty of soaring hundreds of feet above the Gulf of Mexico. The colorful parasail sparkles overhead while you enjoy a birds eye view in a peaceful and serene world. The ride is breathtaking and landings are always safe and gentle.
Climb aboard the "Little Toot", a forty foot authentic tugboat for an exciting dolphin watching adventure with a narrated sightseeing tour of the Gulf of Mexico and Clearwater Harbor. Enjoy the breeze under our large canopy or work on your tan in the warm Florida sun.
The Little Toot is the only Dolphin Boat that can go into the shallows as well as the Gulf to ensure more dolphin sightings and better dolphin contact. Because of its tugboat shape and power, it creates a huge wake that dolphins love to jump and play in.
This Catamaran is 50' of pure sailing fun. Specifically designed and built by her owner to prowl Clearwater Beach with comfort and speed, she is U.S. Coast Guard certified for up to 41 passengers
Enjoy an unforgettable trip to the Gulf of Mexico where those amazing dolphins live freely in their natural habitat. Our surrounding coastal waters are a perfect place for coastal bottlenose dolphins to rest, feed, play, and raise their young, so they do not migrate and are here all year 'round. Guests will enjoy Jimmy Buffet style island music while sunbathing and sightseeing on the Gulf of Mexico.
Transportation throughout Clearwater Beach is fun, convenient, and reasonable on the Jolley Trolley. You may want to stay aboard for an hour to take in the route and see the entire beach area. Leave your car where you are; no need to find parking or worry about directions to your favorite restaurants or attractions! The Jolley Trolley connects to all of Pinellas County.