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DTSP (Downtown St. Pete)

With a Coconut Grove (Miami) vibe, Downtown St. Pete is the metropolitan mecca of Tampa Bay nightlife.

DINING

Cassis American Brasserie, DTSP With so many options for dining and fun, DTSP could be your steady for years. From 31st St., 3 miles down Central Ave. through the Grand Central District
all the way to Beach Dr., there are dozens and dozens of options for lunch and dinner.The Moon Under Water, outdoor dining in DTSP

Daytime or night time, DTSP is the cultural heartbeat of Tampa Bay.

CLUBS & BARS

DTSP nightlife

Night clubs and bars pepper Central Ave. from 31st St. to Beach Dr.

There is literally something for everyone, which is why St. Pete is the go-to for fun in Tampa Bay.

VINOY PARK

Vinoy Park, DTSP

One of the most talked about and visited parks in St. Petersburg’s downtown waterfront is Vinoy Park.  Named after the Vinoy Park Hotel, which once sat adjacent to the park, the park has some of the most scenic views in St. Petersburg and is a popular place to rent for hosting events, such as festivals, concerts, and sporting events.

Besides its popularity for events, it’s also a popular place for fitness and offers recreation trails along the waterfront of avid walkers, runners and bikers.

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Dunedin, Florida

Dunedin is one of the greatest little towns in Florida… and possibly the country.

welcome to Downtown Dunedin

Downtown Dunedin’s village quaintness often feels like a theme park, with it’s active community participation, progressive vision and masterful planning.

Dunedin also sets the standard for neighboring communities along the Alt. 19 corridor, from Tarpon Springs in the north, and Clearwater in the south, creating a 15 mile stretch of paradise.

Downtown Dunedin Florida
Image borrowed from Sherman’s Travel – ShermansTravel.com

LOCATION

Located on the Gulf Coast waters, minutes away from white sand beaches and the Pinellas Trail cutting through the heart of Downtown, Dunedin is the most comfortable town in Pinellas county.

Living in Dunedin puts you just 23 miles from Downtown St. Pete and only 25 miles from Downtown Tampa.  You’re also less than 2 hours from Disney and all the major theme parks.

Caladesi-Island-State-Park-l-and-Honeymoon-Island-State-Park
Image borrowed from DestinationTampaBay.com

WEATHER

Dunedin exemplifies Florida weather, with an average annual temperature of 79 degrees, rarely requiring more than shorts and sandals.

Year-round outdoor fun.

Walking in Dunedin FloridaFACTS ABOUT DUNEDIN

  • July 1, 1945 Dunedin (Dunedin Isles Golf Club Golf Course) officially became the first home course of the PGA (Professional Golfers Association) of America
  • W.K. Kellogg (Corn Flakes), purchased a mansion in 1934 to call Dunedin his winter home.
  • Frozen orange juice concentrate was invented in Dunedin.
  • The “Pram” sailboat racer (1947) originated here, invented and built by Clark Mills in his Dunedin shop.
  • The first radio signals from Pinellas County were sent from Dunedin (Fenway Hotel).
  • The oldest continuous garden club on Florida’s west coast is the Dunedin Garden Club (est. 1929).
  • Home to Caladesi and Honeymoon Island, these used to be one island, until a hurricane separated them into two, in 1921.
  • Formerly called “Hog Island”, Honeymoon Island received national attention in 1940, when the owner of the island invited newlyweds to come honeymoon on it. Newlyweds stayed in thatched huts built on the beach, participated in recreational activities and visited with other couples.
Fenway Hotel, Dunedin, Florida
Fenway Hotel image borrowed from Marriot.com