Beautiful Beaches Await in St. Petersburg - Clearwater
For easy access to the dynamic downtown of St. Petersburg and the breathtaking beaches of Clearwater, stay in a spacious room
at the Country Inn & Suites in Pinellas Park. If you’re an outdoors enthusiast, spend the day in the De Soto National Memorial park or kick back on the Gulf Coast at Madeira Beach. You can also catch some sea bass, snook or snapper on the Skyway Fishing Pier, located 20 minutes south of our hotel. Are you a fan of the Tampa Bay Rays? Tropicana Field is only seven miles away. When you need things to do on a rainy day, head indoors at The Dali Museum for exciting exhibitions or treat yourself to some retail therapy at Sundial mall. Those looking to attend a worship service while in town are invited to check out the area's local churches
- Clearwater Beach (15.2 miles)
Named for the crystalline Gulf waters that lap at its shore, Clearwater Beach welcomes families with sugar-white sand and towering palm trees. Slather on some sunscreen and bring the family to play volleyball, build sandcastles or meet Winter the Dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.
- Treasure Island (10 miles)
Stroll along the edge of the Gulf Coast on a three-mile stretch of white sand beaches, or watch the sunset from the world’s longest waterfront bar.
Phone: +1 (727) 464-7200
- Derby Lane (4.7 miles)
A prime destination for fans of greyhound and Thoroughbred racing, Derby Lane also features poker tournaments, cocktails and all-you-can-eat buffets at Circa 1925.
Phone: +1 (727) 812-3339
- Nova 535 (5.3 miles)
Blending historical charm with contemporary amenities, this sophisticated event venue welcomes meetings, wedding receptions and special celebrations. Nova 535 also hosts public networking events, live concerts and dance parties for guests at least 21 years of age.
Phone: +1 (727) 821-6682
- The Dali Museum (8.5 miles)
This museum dedicated to the legendary surrealist Salvador Dali features a permanent collection filled with some of the artist’s most notable works and a rotation of traveling exhibits.
Phone: +1 (727) 823-3767
- Tampa Bay Automobile Museum (2.3 miles)
Trace the history of automotive innovation at this museum that houses a collection of vintage cars in more than 12,000 square feet of gallery space. Don’t miss the “world’s only faithful replica” of the first-ever self-propelled car, the French 1770 Fardier de Cugnot.
Phone: +1 (727) 579-8226
- John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk (9.2 miles)
This historical fishing village in Madeira Beach, FL offers more than 100 shops, dolphin-watching tours and fresh seafood from local restaurants.
- The Shoppes at Park Place (0.5 miles)
This retail complex features popular stores like Marshalls, Target and dressbarn. Visitors also enjoy a variety of on-site restaurants and a 16-screen Regal movie theater.
- Sundial (5.9 miles)
This upscale entertainment complex hosts an IMAX movie theater as well as a variety of shops and restaurants. Even if you aren’t a retail junkie, the center boasts quartzite stone structures, custom stainless railings, European shade umbrellas, skylights and state-of-the-art video boards that make it a sightseeing destination, too.
Phone: +1 (727) 800-3201
Sports and Outdoors
- De Soto National Memorial (19 miles)
With nature trails, camping sites and a seven-mile stretch of pristine white sand, this national park is known for its beauty, but it also carries historical significance. Through memorials and reenactments, visitors can learn about the conquest of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto.
Phone: +1 (941) 792-0458 ext. 105
- Skyway Fishing Pier State Park (11 miles)
A former bridge connecting St. Petersburg to Sarasota, the Skyway is now the world’s longest fishing pier. Bring your rod and some lures to catch grouper, black sea bass and red snapper.
Phone: +1 (727) 865-0668
- Tropicana Field (7.2 miles)
Cheer on Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays at this 1.1-million-square-foot complex, the second-largest enclosed sports venue in the world. During the game, head down to the 10,000-gallon tank to touch a real-life stingray.
Phone: +1 (727) 825-3250