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Things to Do at John’s Pass Village

Photo of restaurant overlooking the water at Johns Pass VillagePlumlee Gulf Beach Realty is located on a relaxed barrier island in the Tampa Bay Area, offering an excellent destination for your Florida vacation. With vacation rentals in Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores, we offer secluded sandy shores while still being a short drive away from Florida’s top attractions. Twenty minutes from our vacation rentals, you will find John’s Pass Village, the number one tourist attraction in Pinellas County. The village is your one-stop spot for endless fun, whether you want to shop, eat, fish, rent water sports equipment, or embark on a tour. Read on to learn more about all the fantastic activities available at John’s Pass Village. 

Have Fun on the Water

John’s Pass Village includes a waterfront boardwalk overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico. With so much water, it’s no surprise that watersports, fishing, and eco tours are popular experiences at the boardwalk.

If you are looking for a fishing charter at John’s Pass, we recommend Go Fast Fishing if you are looking to catch grouper, snapper, kingfish, and blackfin tuna. Hubbard’s Marina also offers fishing charters in addition to boat cruises and eco-tours. Sign up for a dolphin-watching cruise or take a ferry to Egmont Key for snorkeling and shelling. If you are looking for exhilarating fun on the water, rent a jet ski or parasail from Mad Beach Watersports.

Shop ‘Til You Drop at John’s Pass

Stroll along the waterfront and discover the charming and eclectic shops during your visit, such as:

Beach Brain: If you are looking for apparel and accessories to keep you comfortable during vacation, stop at Beach Brain.

Things ETC: Find a unique gift during your getaway, whether you are looking for nautical-themed home decor or jewelry.

Laska Bead and Glass: Shop for glass beads, handmade jewelry, sea glass earrings, blown glass, and other fine glassware at this Madeira Beach boutique.

Zeno’s: If you have a sweet tooth, you must stop at Zeno’s for delicious candies and world-famous taffy.

Dine at John’s Pass Village Restaurants

John’s Pass Village offers several dining options on the waterfront. Whether you want to feast on freshly caught seafood or cool down with craft beer, there is something for everyone’s taste buds. 

Caddy’s Waterfront: Caddy’s offers casual waterfront dining where you can sip on tropical drinks, eat fresh seafood, listen to live music and watch a beautiful sunset.

Sculley’s Seafood Restaurant: Dine on the freshest seafood in town purchased from local fishermen, from shrimp to calamari, crawfish, and scallops.

Mad Beach Craft Brewing: Pair your meal with a refreshing craft beer at this Madeira Beach brewery serving anything from sangria to experimental IPAs.

DeLosa’s Pizza: If you are looking for an eatery with something besides seafood, grab a slice of pizza from DeLosa’s!

Florida Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals

After exploring everything John’s Pass Village offers, return to your vacation rental with Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty. Browse our collection of Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores beach rentals and find the perfect home for your Florida getaway!