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Things To Do Around Indian Rocks Beach




Indian Rocks Beach, located on the Gulf Coast of Florida, offers a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. Here are some things to do around Indian Rocks Beach:


 Beach Time:

  There are beach accesses with free parking throughout Indian Rocks Beach. The main beach parking lot is located at 17th Ave. 17th Ave beach access also offers chair and umbrella rentals through IRB Chairs  Chair rental starts at $40. Some of the beach accesses offer a lending library and a share box for beach toys. 


 Water Activities:

   - Try water sports such as paddleboarding, kayaking, or jet skiing. 

Local rental shops 


Clearwater Beach and John’s Pass both offer Pirate Ship rides. 

   

 Places to Visit on the Island:

   - Kolb Park in Indian Rocks Beach offers a playground, tennis courts, and a skate park for family-friendly fun.

  - The Beach Welcome Center Stop into The Beach Welcome Center to make the most out of your Tampa Bay Beaches vacation.  Their friendly staff can offer advice on where to stay, restaurants, shopping, and things to do.  Discounted tickets to area attractions can be purchased in person.

  - Indian Rocks Historic Museum Stop by the museum to see a beautiful, informative audio/visual exhibit telling the intriguing story of how nature and man have redefined our barrier islands over the years and so much more!

 - John’s Pass The “Pass”, as locals refer to it, was created by a hurricane on September 27, 1848. A pirate, John Levique, made the first passage through the newly created pass. Hence the name, Johns Pass. Located on the waterfront at Johns Pass, this quaint turn-of-the-century fishing village is Pinellas County’s #1 tourist attraction. Over one hundred merchants inhabit the Village with unique retail shopping, a variety of restaurants, the local fishing fleet, dolphin watching and shelling tours, boat rentals, parasailing and jet skiing. Plenty of parking!


 

 Explore:

  -Indian Rocks Beach Nature Preserve to experience the local flora and fauna. It's a great spot for bird watching and nature walks.

 - McGough Nature Park aka “Turtle Park '' enjoy feeding the turtles, looking at the birds (say “hi” to Sarge), walking the trails, and playing on the playground. The zip line is so fun! Don't forget to go inside and see the reptiles! 

 - Heritage Village (Address: 11909 125th St, Largo, FL 33774) An open-air historical village and museum with structures dating back to the mid-late 19th century. 

-Sand Key Park Sand Key Park is 95 acres with two distinct areas of beach and park in Clearwater. This park has a white sandy beach with seasonal lifeguards and sea turtles that nest from April – October. The park also provides picnic shelters, trails, playground, and great fishing! 


 

 Local Dining:

   - Explore the local restaurants and eateries along Gulf Boulevard. Try fresh seafood and other local delicacies.

Some of our favorites!

The Original Crabby Bill’s (Most Family Friendly)


Golf:

  -Smuggler's Cove Adventure Golf Mini Golf With Alligators!



 Nearby Attractions:

   - Visit nearby attractions like the Clearwater Marine Aquarium Clearwater Marine Aquarium | Florida's Marine Life Rescue Center, former home to Winter the dolphin, famous from the movie "Dolphin Tale."


 Splash Harbour Water Park has 42-foot foot-tall water slides, a lazy river, a kids splash zone, an entry pool, and more! 


 Family Photo Session! VK Photo  provides various photo shoot options to accommodate every family and delivers a seamless and enjoyable experience from beginning to end.








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