9 days in St. Pete Beach, Clearwater & Tampa Itinerary

9 days in St. Pete Beach, Clearwater & Tampa Itinerary

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9 days in St. Pete Beach, Clearwater & Tampa Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
fly:  6​h 30​min
1
St. Pete Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Clearwater
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Tampa
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Milwaukee

4
nights
St. Pete Beach

St. Pete Beach ©
St. You'll get in some beach time at Saint Pete Beach and Siesta Beach. Get out of town with these interesting St. Pete Beach side-trips: Sarasota (The Ringling, St Boniface Episcopal Church, & more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pass-a-Grille, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the world behind art at The Dali Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mastry's Brewing Co..

To see ratings and tourist information, read St. Pete Beach day trip planning tool .

Milwaukee to St. Pete Beach is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to St. Pete Beach due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Milwaukee in December: high temperatures in St. Pete Beach hover around 74°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in St. Pete Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sarasota, The Dali Museum, Siesta Beach, Treasure Island Beach
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Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Siesta Key Rum ©
Siesta Key Rum

3
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Clearwater Beach and Fred Howard Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Tarpon Springs (St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, & more). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Murielle Winery, take a leisurely stroll along Pier 60, observe the fascinating underwater world at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Scientology Information Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Clearwater trip website .

Drive from St. Pete Beach to Clearwater in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Clearwater are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tarpon Springs, Honeymoon Island State Park
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Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Honeymoon Island State Park ©
Honeymoon Island State Park
Murielle Winery ©
Murielle Winery

1
night
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 11th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, then take a stroll through Ybor City, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampa online holiday maker .

Drive from Clearwater to Tampa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Tampa are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center
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Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center ©
Room Escape Games
Ybor City ©
Ybor City

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