Area Information

TRANSPORTATION

  

Getting to and around Treasure Island is easy!


Treasure Island FL is close to both Tampa International Airport (20.5 mi) and St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (10.9 mi) and both airports include several car rental companies.


When in town, leave the car parked and try local favorites like Free Beach Ride or Free Island Hopper, which provide free shuttle rides to local destinations, or hop onboard the famous Suncoast Beach Trolley to get to and from restaurants, shops, bars, and nearby beaches.


SHOPPING


Johns Pass Village, a turn-of- the-century fishing village, is Pinellas County’s #1 tourist attraction, with over 100 merchants, including unique boutiques, a variety of restaurants, fishing fleet, boating tours, a marina, and parasailing and jet ski rentals.


Since 1966 Suncoast Surf Shop has been the go-to destination for surfers, swimmers, and skateboarders in the Treasure Island area.


Florida Shell Shop – the oldest shop in Treasure Island — has been treating visitors to a taste of “Old Florida” since 1955. Stop by to find a unique gift or memorable seashell to mark your visit to Treasure Island.


For your day-to- day needs, the following stores are also located nearby: 


Walgreens – 10551 Gulf Boulevard Treasure Island, FL

Johnny’s Bait and Tackle – 110 107th Avenue Treasure Island, FL

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits – 9861 Gulf Boulevard Treasure Island, FL

Publix Supermarket – 111 104th Avenue Treasure Island, FL

Chase Bank – 10699 Gulf Boulevard Treasure Island, FL

Fifth Third Bank – 180 Treasure Island Causeway Treasure Island, FL

True Value Hardware – 10625  1st Street East Treasure Island, FL

DINING

  

Caddy’s Waterfront is one the last true beach bars left in Florida and a must-stop destination when in town.


Hang out with the locals at Ricky T’s for great food, drinks and live entertainment.


All you can eat Snow Crab? Peel and Eat Shrimp? And Prime Rib? R Bar Restaurant is the place! Also introducing “Cook your Catch”. Check out their website for details.


For a taste of New Orleans in Florida, be sure to check out Shrimpy’s Blue Bistro.


 Dixie’s Dog House is the perfect place for lunch. They have been serving up Chicago Style Dogs and Italian Beef since 1970.


Craving something spicy?  VIP Lounge & Mexican Restaurant offers real authentic Mexican dishes, Tex-Mex style dishes and traditional American favorites.


For all of your sub, burger, pasta and pizza cravings, check out to Britt’s Pizza. 


To satisfy your sweet tooth or for a sweet treat for the kids stop by Super Scoops.


For fine dining, you can’t go wrong with Middlegrounds Grill.

   

RECREATION AND ACTIVITIES

  

Located in Johns Pass, Hubbard’s Marina offers daily fishing charters, dolphin watching, and eco tours, shelling cruises, sunset cruises, kayak rentals, paddleboard rentals, snorkeling excursions, Egmont Key ferry trips and guided Segway tours.


Immerse yourself into the world of marine life rescue at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Home to Winter the Dolphin, star of the popular Dolphin Tales movies, is a must-do for the whole family.


Rainy days are perfect for the Treasure Island Fun Center, for fun games, good food, and cool prizes.


Smuggler’s Cove Adventure Golf –18 holes of pirate-themed miniature golf, caves, pirate ships, waterfalls and even live alligators! You can even feed alligators in their Educational American Alligator Exhibit.


Treasure Bay Golf & Tennis offers a 9-hole, Par 3 golf course overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway and several clay tennis court rentals 7 days a week.

  

Visit one of our many State parks:

Fort De Soto Park includes over 3 miles of white sandy beaches, boat launches, camping, a 2,200 foot Barrier Free Natural Trail (with over 328 species of birds), a historic fort and museum, and daily ferries to Egmont Key. 

Sand Key Park has a beautiful beach area and also a park area with shelters, grills, a playground and a dog park.

Boca Ciega Millennium Park includes running trails, access to fishing on the bay, a 35-foot observation tower with 360 view of the Boca Ciega Bay, picnic shelters, bike paths and canoe launch. The park is a stop on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions “Great Florida Birding Trail”.


EVENTS AND FESTIVALS

  

Treasure Island Kite Festival and Sport Kite Competition (January)


Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (March)


GeckoFest – celebrates the end of summer festival in Gulfport (September)


John’s Pass Seafood Festival (October)


Clearwater Jazz Holiday Music Festival (October)


Sanding Ovations Master’s Cup, Treasure Islands Sand Sculpture Competition and Music Festival (November)


Treasure Island Lighted Boat Parade the largest lighted boat parade in Tampa Bay (December)


For a complete list of things to do in the area and a daily schedule of events, visit:

http://www.visitstpeteclearwater.com