The Best Free Things To Do on the Gulf Coast
Just because you're going on vacation doesn't mean it has to be expensive. One of the easiest ways to save money on your Florida vacation is by taking advantage of all the free activities and things to do while you're here. Another important step is to choose a Gulf Coast vacation rental, which will save you money and give you the most amenities for your vacation dollars, when compared to a hotel or motel stay. Check out this amazing list of free things to do next time you're vacationing in Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores. Your wallet will thank you and you won't have to sacrifice a bit of fun.
Free Activities & Things To Do in Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores
There really are so many free things to do during your Indian Rocks and Indian Shores beach vacation. Who doesn't love free? Check out this list and if we missed anything, please let us know!
Take advantage of your Plumlee Realty perks.
Free bikes, free DVDs and more. Take full advantage of your Plumlee Perks during your gulf beach vacation.
Enjoy a beautiful sunset over the Gulf of Mexico.
It's a different color show to enjoy every night and it doesn't cost a dime.
Take a daily walk on the beach.
Experience the amazing benefits of a daily walk or dial it down a notch and take a romantic stroll on the sand with your sweetheart.
Go shelling and beachcombing.
See what coastal treasures you discover along the way. Seashells, sea glass, driftwood and shark teeth are some of the hidden and not-so-hidden discoveries to be found.
Rediscover your inner child and play on the beach.
Play with your kids or just be a kid-at-heart. Build a sandcastle, bury your favorite family member up to their waist in sand, splash in the water, dig below the surface, catch a crab, toss a frisbee, or fly a kite. These are only a few of the many ways to have fun on the beach.
Swim in the calm, clear Gulf of Mexico waters.
No pesky waves to worry about and you can see straight to the bottom. Go for a swim or just float on your back and look up at the cerulean blue Florida sky.
Bike around town.
Travel by two wheels and pedal your way around Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores to see the sights. Get your exercise, breathe in the salt air, and feel the sun on your skin. You can't beat it!
Visit a local park.
So many parks, so little time. Explore the best of what nature has to offer at the Indian Rocks Beach parks and beach accesses. The Indian Shores Tiki Garden Park and Beach Access is a great place to go, too.
Explore the Indian Rocks Beach Nature Preserve.
See why the Indian Rocks Beach Nature Preserve is a local favorite for both residents and visitors alike. Immerse yourself in coastal beauty and get in touch with nature.
Visit the Indian Rocks Beach Historical Museum.
Delve into history and learn more about the Gulf Coast area and how it has transformed over the years to the beloved beach vacation destination that it is today. Admission to the museum is free, but donations are always welcome. (Please note that the IRB Historical Museum is closed August-September of 2017.)
Go to the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary in Indian Shores.
The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary (formerly the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary) offers you the chance to get up-close-and-personal with some of the area's most adorable coastal wildlife. The 1.5 acre beachfront sanctuary is staffed by experienced professionals and dedicated volunteers who share the same committed goal of rescuing and rehabilitating sick, injured and orphaned birds. Admission is free, but donations are certainly appreciated.
Attend a free local event or festival.
No matter what time of the year you visit, you are sure to find some fun and free local events, festivals and activities to attend. Get a taste of the local flavor and meet those who live, work and play here while you're at it. We highly recommend it! The Beach Welcome Center has everything you need to know to plan your visit, including an event calendar, local coupons and discounts, and more helpful information.
Free Activities & Things To Do on Florida's Gulf Coast
Take a scenic drive.
Play volleyball on Clearwater Beach.
Take on the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail.
Attend the Sunsets at Pier 60 Festival.
Visit John's Pass Village and Boardwalk.
Walk a waterfront and explore downtown.
Planning your Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores vacation doesn't cost anything either.
So, get started by perusing our Gulf Coast vacation rentals and condos.
Create Your Florida Gulf Coast Vacation
Did we miss any of the fabulous and free things to do in Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Shores or on the greater Gulf Coast of Florida? Let us know and we'll add it to the list!