3 days in Clearwater, St. Petersburg & Bradenton Itinerary

3 days in Clearwater, St. Petersburg & Bradenton Itinerary

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3 days in Clearwater, St. Petersburg & Bradenton Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Clearwater
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
St. Petersburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Bradenton
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Heritage Village and then stroll through Philippe Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Clearwater attractions tool .

Fort Lauderdale to Clearwater is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in February: high temperatures in Clearwater hover around 72°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Clearwater

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Pinellas County Heritage Village, Philippe Park
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Philippe Park ©
Philippe Park
Pinellas County Heritage Village ©
Pinellas County Heritage Village

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©
Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Morean Arts Center, examine the collection at Museum of Fine Arts, and then examine the collection at The Dalí Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip maker website .

Traveling by bus from Clearwater to St. Petersburg takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Bradenton.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

#Museums
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The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Morean Art Center ©
Morean Art Center

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Bradenton

Bradenton ©
Bradenton boasts a handful of historical buildings, but its real claim to fame is as the home of Tropicana Products and its quirky culture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and then admire the masterpieces at The Ringling.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bradenton road trip planner.

You can take a bus from St. Petersburg to Bradenton in 3.5 hours. In February in Bradenton, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bradenton

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Sarasota
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The Ringling ©
The Ringling
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ©
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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