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Gulfport

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Categories: Beach

Features: Beach/Waterfront

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This small beach community is nestled between St. Petersburg and Boca Ciega Bay. Beach Boulevard is the main drag, packed with shops, restaurants and galleries. It also takes you to the Gulfport Casino and Shore Boulevard, which runs along the beach.

With a playground at both ends and plenty of pavilions and shady pine trees in between, this beach was made for birthday parties, picnics and family outings. The beach is short in comparison to most in the area and the water in Boca Ciega Bay is usually not as clear as the Gulf of Mexico, but there are very few shells or rocks to step on and it's usually nice and calm.

There are restrooms and showers located right by the beach. Boats under 17 feet can access the beach via the public dock and there is a fishing pier at the east end of the shoreline. When you're done enjoying the water you can cross Shore Boulevard and easily walk to a string of beach bars. Perhaps you might like to finish out the night singing karaoke at O'Maddy's, a local favorite.

Some things to keep in mind: The beach is tiny in comparison to most, only about a quarter mile, and there are no lifeguards. The scenery in not as breathtaking as many of the other beaches in the area and due to the east-west orientation you won't get to see much of a sunset there. But there is plenty of public parking a stone's throw from the water and best of all, it's free.

For more tourist and business information, check out this website.

Events at Gulfport

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market
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Holiday Hoopla
Saturday, December 13, 2014 10:00am

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