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Things to do in the area

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Things to do in the area

We are a family of four (kids ages 14 &11) travelling to the area from Nov 7-12; staying at the Sunset Vista Suites in Treasure Island. Just need some advice on things to do. Aside from relaxing on the beach (hopefully the weather is good), we would like to take a dolphin/shelling tour. Can you recommend a good one?

We are also thinking of driving to Fort DeSoto beach. Is it worth a day trip?

Any other recommendations would be appreciated. Thanks!

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1. Re: Things to do in the area

Just returned from a week in Treasure Island. John's pass in Maderia Beach is a fun place to go. Boardwalk, shopping, restaurants, pirate ship, fishing boats, lots to see and do. Smugglers Cove golf at Maderia Beach or Indian Shores. Fort DeSoto Park is large and has a great pier to watch fishermen, dolphins and manatees from. Beautiful beach and an old fort to go through. You can take the ferry from Fort DeSoto park to egmont key for shelling and viewing the lighthouse.

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2. Re: Things to do in the area

I can endorse dabrides post , johns pass has restaurants plus dolphin watch cruise,s, Tyrone square mall is a shirt drive away plus all the usual shops , Walmart and such , enjoy your trip..

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Me and 2 girlfriends went to TI for a few days. Stayed a 9932 Gulf Blvd, Waterfront Vacation Rentals - loved the place - needed some updating, but right on the beach - good value. Lots to do in the area, lots of outdoor activities, beach is beautiful, shopping, eating, bar hopping. Every meal we ate in Treasure Island/St. Pete was delicious - especially the breakfasts!! Fun place to go!

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4. Re: Things to do in the area

I have just got back from sunset vistas on Monday.

Had a great time there. We were upgraded to a beach front view.

The cafe on site does lovely lunches. Crappy wi -fi though..

We went to johns pass and booked a dolphin trip it was fantastic. It cost £70 for 4 of us and it was a brilliant day out. The store to book was opp the ATM machine in the car park at johns pass.

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5. Re: Things to do in the area

Pleased you enjoyed it.

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Tony, it is so nice to "see" you around again! :-)

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7. Re: Things to do in the area

Thanks maya, been a tough time , but hopefully I'm over the worst, thanks for asking...

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Glad to hear that you are on the mend.

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9. Re: Things to do in the area

Need some Florida sunshine!!!

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