Clearwater Beach

Find The Best Things To Do During Your Florida Getaway

Area Attractions

While Belleview Inn is tucked away in beautiful Belleair, Florida, we are only minutes from the pristine white sand beaches of Clearwater - voted as Americas #1 Beach year after year. Enjoy the local restaurants, shops and Pier 60 street fair just minutes away. Discover the natural beauty of the Gulf Coast with a boating excursion, or take a ferry to nearby award-winning Caladesi Island in our quaint sister-city Dunedin, FL. Belleair has its own unique charms, located just down the street from Downtown Clearwater. But of course a visit is not complete  without checking out the the historic Belleair Country Club, located right next to the hotel. 

To help you enjoy every minute of your Florida getaway, we’ve compiled a list of nearby Clearwater Beach and Belleair attractions you won't want to miss.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Visit the famous dolphins Winter and Hope, stars of the family favorite motion pictures Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2 at the famous Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The aquarium is also a working marine hospital that focuses on rescue and rehabilitation, while provides guests with a fun, family-friendly experience. During your visit, you’ll gain valuable knowledge about sea creatures right here in Clearwater. For a truly unique experience, reserve the behind the scenes tour, and see how the Aquarium’s staff care for rescued dolphins and sea turtles.

Sea Life Safari Eco-Tour

The best way to experience Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast is by water, and the Sea Life Safari is the perfect opportunity to start your explorations. Climb aboard for a two-hour trip along the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway, where you’ll be on the lookout for dolphins, seabirds and other marine life as your guide narrates the scenic ride to a shell island. Once you’re on dry land, you'll witness the team perform net pull and pass around sea critters before releasing them back to the bay. Enjoy a unique, hands-on experience ideal for kids of all ages.

The Little Toot Tug Boat

The "LITTLE TOOT” is a 40-foot authentic tugboat that invites guests to embark on an exciting dolphin spotting adventure as knowledgeable guides provide a narrated sightseeing tour of the Gulf of Mexico and Clearwater Harbor. The boat offers a large canopy for guests who need a break from the sun, as well as a spacious deck for those who would like to work on their vacation tans. Dolphin sightings are guaranteed, or your next trip is FREE.

Dolphin Exploration Tour

The Dolphin Exploration Tour lasts approximately two hours and will take you from Clearwater Bay out Clearwater Pass on the beautiful emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico in search of the Sun Coast's favorite, the Bottlenose Dolphin. In addition to offering guaranteed dolphin sightings, your Captain will highlight fascinating facts about the natural wonders our Gulf Coast offers as well as point out celebrity mansions along the way. The tour offers something for everyone, from Tommy the Turtle Explorer Time for the kids to unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks for the adults!

The Clearwater Marina

When it comes to sailing excursions, you’ll find everything you need for a great day on the water at Clearwater Marina, including a variety of sunset sails and dinner cruises, as well as deep sea fishing expeditions and dolphin encounters.

Pier 60 Attractions & Sunsets

No visit to Clearwater Beach is complete without a stop at Pier 60. This family-friendly destination is known for its great fishing, waterfront restaurants, shopping and of course – the nightly sunset celebrations featuring arts and crafts vendors, street musicians and entertainers. The area also hosts the spectacular Sugar Sand Festival sandcastle competition.

Caladesi Island

Guests seeking an outdoor adventure will love a trip to Caladesi Island State Park, one of the few completely natural islands along the Gulf Coast. Enjoy kayaking through the mangroves, sunbathing on the white sand beach, fishing, hiking and spotting wildlife.

Professional Sports Teams

It's always game-time in Clearwater, home to The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, The Tampa Bay Lightning, and The Tampa Bay Rays! All home games are within driving distance from Belleview Inn.

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