6 days in Sarasota, St. Petersburg & Clearwater Itinerary

6 days in Sarasota, St. Petersburg & Clearwater Itinerary

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6 days in Sarasota, St. Petersburg & Clearwater Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
1
Sarasota
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
St. Petersburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Clearwater
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
End: New York City

3
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach, then stroll through Crescent Beach, and then kick back and relax at Siesta Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sarasota travel route builder website .

New York City to Sarasota is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Sarasota hover around 78°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Sarasota

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Siesta Key, Bradenton Beach, Robinson Nature Preserve, Venice Beach
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Bradenton Beach ©
Bradenton Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

1
night
St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©
Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
On the 28th (Wed), trek along Weedon Island Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Treasure Island Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg route website .

Take a bus from Sarasota to St. Petersburg in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Clearwater.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Treasure Island Beach
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Weedon Island Preserve ©
Weedon Island Preserve

1
night
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
On the 29th (Thu), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then head off the coast to Caladesi Island State Park. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by My Sandbox, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then kick back and relax at Madeira Beach, and finally look for gifts at John's Pass Village and Boardwalk.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Clearwater road trip planner .

You can take a bus from St. Petersburg to Clearwater in 2 hours. In March in Clearwater, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Clearwater

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Madeira Beach, Caladesi Island State Park
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Caladesi Island State Park ©
Caladesi Island State Park
Madeira Beach ©
Madeira Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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