Clearwater Florida is a BIG town, and can not be easily characterized in a few short sentences.
Politically, Clearwater includes the Gulf Beaches of Clearwater Beach and Sand Key, but these are a small portion of the city.
Clearwater stretches from Gulf to Bay and boosts several large shopping centers, office complexes and light manufacturing districts.
Residential neighborhoods run the gambit from small to large, and old to new. Estates, houses, condo's apartments, mobile home parks are all available.
Clearwater's Jazz Holiday, held in October each year, is one of Florida's premier jazz festivals. This free, four-day event is held at Clearwater's Coachman Park, where many other activities take place year round.
From family communities to retiree communities; shopping malls to antique and artist shops; and Home to Phillies Spring Training and The Clearwater Phillies; Clearwater is a Great place to live.
Dunedin maintains its small town image will being home to 37,000 residents. One of the oldest towns on the West Coast of Florida, Dunedin has maintained its wooded and subtropical setting with almost four miles of picturesque waterfront, a relaxed lifestyle, and activities for all likes and ages.
It is easy to get from Dunedin to all points in the Tampa Bay area including easy trips to Tarpon Springs to the North and Clearwater and St. Petersburg to the South. Tampa International Airport and nearby St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport are easily accessable.
Dunedin offers something for everyone. A quaint and active downtown, beautiful parks, recreational activities for all ages, history, culture, educational opportunities, a wide range of housing choices, and much more.
Just off the coast to the West of Dunedin, are Honeymoon and Caladesi Islands. Honeymoon Island State Park is less than a five-minute drive from the mainland, and offers a natural getaway for boating, swimming, fishing, picnics, and nature exploration. Caladesi Island State Park, accessible to the public by ferry from Honeymoon Island or by private boat, has consistently been named one of Florida’s top ten beaches. Along the Dunedin Causeway to Honeymoon Island, within the protected waters of St. Joseph Sound, you will find all the sun and fun activities such as windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, jet skiing, or just relaxing and listening to the surf.
The City of Dunedin also has one of the finest municipal marinas on the West Coast of Florida, offering safe harbor for sail and power crafts with dockside conveniences of water and electricity.
Delightful Dunedin, with its rich Scottish heritage, is home to the Annual Highland Games and many other community festivals, making it one of the most popular places to live, work and play.
PALM HARBOR FLORIDA
Situated on the Gulf of Mexico 25 miles NW of Tampa - about midway down the Florida peninsula, the charming community of Palm Harbor has a short but rich history, a prosperous present, and a most promising future. Unlike most of coastal Florida, the terrain here is not flat. Palm Harbor rises gently from the Gulf to an average elevation of 25 feet with some land as high as 80 feet above sea level. Residents can enjoy all the advantages of a major metropolis while living in an attractive suburban setting.
Palm Harbor incorporates small-town friendliness in a thriving community. From its early population of a few hardy souls whose livelihoods depended on agriculture or fishing, Palm Harbor has blossomed into one of the fastest growing residential areas in the United States.
The community's present population of more than 65,000 is a nicely balanced mix. Palm Harbor's economy has firm roots in retail business, the service industries, financial institutions and the building trades. For companies or businesses where travel is a necessity, the community is convenient to the Interstate highway system and just thirty minutes from two international airports and a major deep-water port.
For business people seeking a prime location, young families desiring a satisfying lifestyle, or retirees looking to enjoy life's leisurely pleasures Welcome!...Palm Harbor is an excellent choice.
TARPON SPRINGS FLORIDA
Tarpon Springs Florida is historic, picturesque, and unspoiled offering delightful residential areas clustered around beautiful saltwater bayous and other waterways. Tarpon Springs is a mixture of new subdivisions and graceful old mansions. There is plenty to see and do, from the world famous Sponge Docks to deep sea fishing, from antique shops in the historic downtown area to championship golf, from walking around Spring Bayou to watching the sunset on the Gulf of Mexico.
Tarpon Springs is enriched by the Mediterranean heritage brought at the turn of the century by Greek sponge divers and their families, and today is known as the "sponge capital of the world."
The City of Tarpon Springs is in the northwest boundary of Pinellas County, the most densely populated county in the State. The City is surrounded by the newest and most rapidly developing unincorporated communities in Pinellas County.
Tarpon Springs is one of the oldest and most charming communities in the region. Scenically located on the Gulf of Mexico, the City also claims the beautiful Anclote River and several picturesque bayous complete with rare manatees. It is rich in tradition and Greek heritage; incorporates the largest antique community in the Tampa Bay area; boasts one of the most renowned art communities in the State; includes substantial commercial and industrial yet-to-be developed land parcels; and is one of the most affordable communities in which to live.
The Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks has over a dozen restaurants and more than 100 shops offering something for everyone. take a leisurely sightseeing cruise down the Anclote River, enjoy a lunch or dinner cruise to the Gulf, or experience a live, sponge diving exhibition. Visit the 120,000 gallon salt water aquarium, tour the sponge museum, or go deep sea fishing - all available at the Tarpon Spring Sponge Docks.