*UPDATED OCTOBER 2018
With the holidays coming up, we hope you have plans or are in the process of making plans to vacation in Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores. Escape the impending cold weather, gloomy gray days, and snowy weather (yuck!) and head for respite in the sun, sand and surf found on our lovely Gulf of Mexico shores.
Hey, a sandman trumps a snowman any day. Right?
The Gulf Coast of Florida is the perfect place to be this time of year if you’re in the mood for celebrating in the sunshine, frolicking on the beautiful Florida coastline, and spending quality time with the ones you love in a relaxing, laid-back tropical atmosphere. Where to stay is easy (a Plumlee Gulf Beach vacation rental, of course); it’s deciding how to best spend your limited vacation time that is sometimes hard.
While you’re here, we want to make sure that you know what our recommendations are for Gulf Coast attractions and things to do in and around Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores. We certainly don’t want you to miss out, so we put together this little top ten list. Let’s count ’em down. Here we go!
Top 10 Gulf Coast Attractions Near Indian Rocks Beach & Indian Shores, FL
Immerse yourself in times past and explore what life in Pinellas County was like before cell phones, laptops and all of the comforts of modernization we take for granted today. Exhibits, historic structures, native plant trails, gift shops and more are in store for you during your visit. Holidays in the Village offers the quintessential holiday experience where each of the historic buildings is decorated true-to-style and the in the time period each reflects. Did we mention it’s free?
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is the ideal setting for kids and kids-at-heart, as well as any animal lovers you have in the crowd. Take a walk on the wild side and explore animals and their habitats along with lots of fun entertainment, special programs and events. The holiday season offers Creatures of the Night, Christmas in the Wild, and Noon Year’s Eve. Check out upcoming ZooTampa’s special events, as well as ones that happen all year long. Yoga in the Wild, Toddler Tuesdays, and Zoo University are some popular favorites.
It is not surprising at all that we pick the beach as our #1 Gulf Coast of Florida attraction. That’s what people are drawn to and that’s why they come back to our shores year after year. The coastal beauty is intoxicating, the sugary sands are warm, soft, and inviting, and the sparkling clear gulf waters are rejuvenating. Then there are the swaying palming trees, the relaxing colors of the coastal palette, the smell of sea-salt air, the vibrant sunrises and sunsets, and the laid-back vibe of our local area. There is no doubt about it, life is a beach and we adore it so. Follow the link in the heading to our Plumlee Beach Cam to get your Indian Rocks, Florida beach fix anytime you need it!
That’s our Top 10 list of the places we love on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Don’t forget that many of these attractions are partnered with the Tampa Bay CityPass where you can save over half the price on this bundled admission to many of our locally loved attractions. Get yours today!