It’s always beach season on Florida’s Gulf Coast, but we get excited about the summer, too. It has a vibe all its own with fun for everyone. From the Gulf beaches to the Gulf towns to the Gulf of Mexico itself and everything in between, your summer fun never ends here.
We’re putting the spotlight on summer on the Gulf Coast and highlighting all of the best ways to spend your time. Here’s what you need to know!
Indian Rocks & Indian Shores Beach Report
Summer on the Gulf Coast of Florida, including Indian Rocks and Indian Shores beaches has average high temperatures in the mid-80s (Fahrenheit) to low 90s, with average lows in the 70s.
The Gulf of Mexico water temperatures during the summer season tend meander around the low to mid-80s (Fahrenheit).
Sea turtle nesting and hatching seasons begins May 1 and continues through October 31 in Indian Rocks and Indian Shores beaches.
Whether you’re surf fishing, pier fishing or heading out on a chartered fishing trip, there are plenty of fish biting year round on the Gulf Coast, and the summer season is no exception. Drop your line and see what you reel in. Sea bass, grouper, mackerel and many more are biting big during the summer season.
Big Events on the Gulf Coast This Summer
Each year, Gulfport, Florida celebrates the end of summer with its largest festival of the year, dedicated to the town’s unofficial mascot and favorite reptile. The festival has grown to become one of Tampa Bay’s most anticipated events of the year.
Cool Ways to Beat the Florida Heat This Summer
- Busch Gardens® Tampa
- The Florida Aquarium
- Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo
- Clearwater Marine Aquarium
- Chihuly Collection OR Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI)
The same places you go for rainy day fun on the Gulf Coast also offer a nice respite from the sunny days, too. Cool off and enjoy the AC!
Best Gulf Beach Accommodations
There is a wide selection of Indian Shores condo rentals to choose from in several condominiums. Enjoy the warm sandy beaches of Indian Shores, FL comprising about 2.65 miles of beaches on the western shores of Florida overlooking the Gulf of Mexico where you’ll find a variety of shops and restaurants and is within 30 minutes of Tampa. These Indian Shores condo rentals range from one to three bedrooms, sleeping up to eight and are either Gulf front or with a view of the Intracoastal Waterway.
These Indian Rocks Beach rentals, in this quiet town of 2.7 miles of warm beautiful beachfront overlooking either the Gulf of Mexico or the Intracoastal waterway, include a variety of amenities. Beautiful views, community and private pools, high speed internet, and tennis in many of the condos are just a few of the items you will find in different units. These Indian Rocks beach rentals range in size from one to three bedrooms and sleep up to 10 guests. If you have a larger party, consider renting multiple units in the same Indian Rocks Beach condo complex.
Explore all of our Gulf Coast condominium complexes and find the perfect unit for you. With amazing amenities and locations, the hardest part is picking the accommodation you like best.
When you choose to plan your vacation with Plumlee Realty, you get the exclusive benefits that other vacation rental companies don’t provide. From free bikes and free DVDs to gift baskets and beach accessories available for your convenience, we’re here to make your vacation the best it can be. Don’t forget to take full advantage of all of the information that our free Plumlee Vacation App has to offer. It’s like having personalized concierge access at your fingertips every day of your vacation and any time you need it.
What do you love most about summer on the Gulf Coast of Florida? Let us know in our comment section. Happy Summer!