Clearwater enjoys national recognition, not just for its fantastic beaches but for exciting year-round events, abundant activities, outstanding accommodations, unique dining and much more. Here is a collection of some of our most exciting press mentions.
10 Best Beaches Near OrlandoTrips to Discover - September 18, 2019
Orlando offers beautiful beaches within an easy day trip, as taking a break from all the family-friendly attractions and theme parks to soak up the sand and the sun is really a must. There are some fabulous stretches just an hour away, and if you don’t mind a little longer drive, there are even more possibilities that open up within a couple of hours of Orlando. Pick your favorite and start planning that unforgettable day at the beach.
Bushwhacker Luke Williams on his gym, why he calls Clearwater, Florida home & moreSportskeeda.com - February 2019
Bushwhacker Luke Williams kindly agreed to do an impromptu interview with expert columnist Darren Paltrowitz about the gym and the Clearwater area, read the full article to see the highlights from that conversation.
30 Cheap Beach Vacations for Travelers on a Budget
To help you find the beach vacation that best suits your needs, U.S. News selected 30 cost-effective locales around the world known for their gorgeous scenery, budget-friendly amenities and ample activities. See which waterfront escapes won’t burn a hole in your wallet.
The Best Things To Do In Clearwater Beach, FloridaoffMetro World - January 2019
As stunning as the beach is, do yourself a favor and shake away the sand. Take some time to explore this sun-kissed community’s other attractions. Read offMetro World’s article detailing some of the best things to do around town after you’ve dried off.
15 Romantic Getaways In Florida For CouplesTripAdvisor - Winter 2018
From the glitz and glamour of Palm Beach to the historic streets of St. Augustine, here are 15 of the most romantic couples getaways in Florida! Each of these destinations is guaranteed to make the perfect romantic vacation for young couples, newlyweds, and longtime lovers alike. Read up on where Clearwater ranks!
Bleisure Guide to OrlandoHertz Car Rental - December 2018
Rachelle Lucas lays out all of the best options for fun, great food and adventure in Orlando and how to extend your exploration by taking a quick trip to Clearwater. Read the full article here.
Three Spacious Clearwater Beach Resorts Perfect for FamiliesWe 3 Travel - December 3, 2017
Have you been to Clearwater Beach, Florida yet? Have you walked in the soft, white sand, splashed in the warm Gulf Coast water, or watched the brilliant sun dip below the ocean horizon in a light show of cotton-candy pinks and oranges? If not, it is time to plan a trip! Of course, there are plenty of Clearwater beach resorts to choose from, from luxury to budget.
Clearwater Beach Featured on Entertainment ShowTampa Bay Florida News and Weather
A Bounty of Beaches405 Magazine - August 2018
Clearwater is truly the people’s beach – two and a half miles of public access with plenty of beach chairs and umbrellas available, ample public restrooms and outdoor showers topped with happy turtle sculptures.
The Best Free Things To Do In Clearwater, FLSand and Snow - July 26, 2018
Headed to Clearwater or Clearwater Beach, FL, and want the scoop on the best freebies when you visit? From shelling to gorgeous nightly views, here are the best free things to do in Clearwater and vicinity!
What Clearwater Beach Has to Offer – From a Teen’s Point of ViewHip Homeschool Moms - July 16, 2018
There are so many unique and fun things to do at Clearwater Beach, Blake, a 14 year old homeschooler, shares his favorites.
Always Unique, Clearwater, FloridaAmerican Roads and Global Highways - Summer 2018
Clearwater’s sand is white, soft and powdery and the beaches have garnered awards including one of America’s Top Family Beaches, Top Singles Beaches, Best City Beach and Best Sunsets in Florida.
Always unique: Clearwater, FloridaThe Philadelphia Sun - June 1, 2018
Clearwater is an ideal vacation destination 365 days a year because of its sheer beauty, mild climate, plethora of activities, accommodations, dining options and location on the Gulf of Mexico.
6 Fun Things To Do in Clearwater for TeensTMS Juniors - May 22, 2018
Get the scoop on some of the best things for a teen to do in Clearwater, Florida.
Where to Eat in Clearwater Beach, FL: Top Picks for FoodiesSand and Snow - May 21, 2018
Sure, Clearwater Beach, FL, is known for its gorgeous sugar sand. It’s known for its picturesque sunsets. But what about when you’re hangry and want to know where to eat in Clearwater Beach? Where do the locals eat? Here are the top picks for the best restaurants for foodies in Clearwater Beach.
Clearwater Beach Pier 60 Sunset FestivalYouTube - May 20, 2018
Check out Clearwater Beach’s Pier 60 Sunset Festival to see what makes the nightly event so special.
Getting Pampered in Clearwater, FloridaAnywhere World Travel - May 11, 2018
There is so much more that Clearwater can offer, from amazing Gulf-to-table seafood to luxurious spas to outdoor attractions to rejuvenating spas.
Clearwater Beach, Florida: A Jewel Hidden in Sugar SandJohnny Jet - May 2018
Read about the available activities and all there is to explore to discover why so many consider Clearwater Beach a “Hidden Gem”.
Things to do in Clearwater Beach, FL: 5 Must See AttractionsSand and Snow - May 7, 2018
Headed to Clearwater, FL, and not sure what to see and do? Or maybe you’ve already been but want to venture away from that gorgeous sugar sand and explore? Here are the best things to do in Clearwater Beach and in Clearwater, FL: five must-see attractions.
10 Best Family Beaches for 2018ABC News - March 2, 2018
Family Vacation Critic has announced its annual list of the best beaches for families, naming the best beaches in the U.S. for groups traveling with children. Every beach on the list must meet strict criteria of specific interest to families: lifeguards, convenient restrooms, nearby activities and lodging, and clean and calm waters.
The 15 Best Spring Break Destinations in 2018Car Rentals | Blog - February 22, 2018
Thousands of people descend upon the sands of Clearwater Beach for spring break and 2018 is the year to join them.
Clearwater, home of Phillies Spring Training, voted best beach in AmericaPhilly Voice - February 22, 2018
If you’re looking for a reason to travel, TripAdvisor just gave you a good one. The travel website announced this week that Clearwater Beach, located in Pinellas County on Florida’s west coast, is the best beach in the United States in 2018.
Try These 12 Top Family Friendly U.S. FestivalsFamilies Go - February 7, 2018
What could be more family friendly than a festival built around sand castles — and what sand castles! Watch professional sand artists carve enormous and elaborate sand sculptures with Clearwater’s famous soft sand.
Top Influencer Creates Beautiful Pinterest Board Dedicated to ClearwaterPinterest - February 2018
Clearwater is a special place for Natalie as she and her husband, Johnny Jet, were engaged at the Sandpearl Resort.
Five Best Spring Break Beaches in AmericaForbes - January 29, 2018
With its powdery white sand, stunning Gulf Coast shoreline and magnificent sunsets, Clearwater Beach is perfect for spring break. It’s not just for swimming; spring breakers can kayak, fish, sail, jet ski, parasail and enjoy dolphin-watching cruises.
An Insider’s Travel Guide to Clearwater Beach, FloridaJohnny Jet - January 22, 2018
Clearwater has hotels for every budget including some new luxurious ones that are all relatively inexpensive, family-friendly and easy to get to.
10 reasons you need to relax in Clearwater, Fla. after a theme park vacationUSA Today 10Best - November 20, 2017
Clearwater Featured in Top Family Travel PodcastThe Vacation Mavens - Winter 2017
Kick back and listen to Vacation Mavens, Kim and Tamara talking about Clearwater in a recent podcast episode. Not only do they rave about the beach and grouper, but they also talk about the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Wyndham Grand, Residence Inn/Springhill Suites, Surf Style, and Sunsets at Pier 60.
The 24 Best Beaches In AmericaBusiness Insider - June 29, 2016
The gulf waters of Clearwater Beach in Clearwater, Florida, are warm and inviting, and the town is family-friendly, with an aquarium, plenty of restaurants, and beachfront activities.
8 Hotels Offering More Family OptionsNew York Times - June 1, 2016
Beach-loving families will find Gulf of Mexico views from all of the 230 rooms at the shorefront Opal Sands Resort, each done in tones of driftwood and sea blue. Chairs are available to rent at the beach, where the shallow and often calm water attracts swimmers.
Best New U.S. Coastal HotelsCNN - May 23, 2016
At Opal Sands Resort on Clearwater Beach, sun yourself on white sand beaches, swim with dolphins or enjoy poolside drinks after some time at the spa.
30 Best Beaches for FamiliesTravel Channel - May 16, 2016
Pier 60 is the place to be in Clearwater Beach for spectacular sunsets and a nightly sunset festival that includes live music, magicians, stilt walkers and local artisans. The clear, warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico makes this a great choice for families. Book a dolphin cruise or take to the sky for parasailing.
Why Life Is So Tough For Sea TurtlesNational Geographic - May 14, 2016
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently reclassified green sea turtles in Florida from endangered to threatened in part of their range, due to increased numbers of turtles nesting in Florida and on Mexico’s Pacific Coast.
Celeb Sightings- Pier 60 Sugar Sand FestivalUS Weekly - April 21, 2016
Organizer Lisa Chandler greeted guests and VIPs at her annual Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival sponsored by Bright House Networks, which will showcase more than 1,000 tons of music-theme sand sculptures through Sunday, April 24, in Clearwater Beach, Florida.
Florida’s Clearwater Beach listed among top 25 in the worldAtlanta Journal Constitution - April 21, 2016
A year-round destination, according to TripAdvisor, Clearwater was recognized for its “sugar fine white sand” and the increased likelihood of spotting dolphins along the Gulf shoreline. There are lots of shops and restaurants that line the beachfront, providing visitors plenty to do during their stay.
25 Best Family Beach Vacation Ideas in FloridaVacation Idea - April 4, 2016
Clearwater Beach was featured as one of the nation’s most beautiful beaches for family trips to Florida. 2.5 miles of fine sand beaches, picturesque boardwalks, funky beach shacks, a beach festival every single night, and ice cream shops all along the beach are just a few activities families can enjoy.
Tails of TriumphToronto Star - April 4, 2016
Dolphin Tale stars Winter and Hope have made a profound impact on Clearwater’s tourism sector and economy. Guests from all over the world have visited the dolphins at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, whose main mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release animals into the wild.
Forks & The RoadNational Post - April 4, 2016
Clearwater Beach has silky sand beaches, shimmering blue Gulf of Mexico surf, deluxe luxury resorts and upscale dining to please guests of all ages. The National Post takes a closer look at new Clearwater developments.
Property of the Month: Opal Sands ResortSuccessful Meetings - March 31, 2016
The new Opal Sands Resort was listed as the property of the month on Successful Meetings. The resort features luxury suites, ocean view rooms, Sea-Guini restaurant, and a lively beach-chic atmosphere.
24 Amazing Beaches in the United StatesAfar - March 29, 2016
It’s not easy to find beachfront dining in the Tampa area, but you can nearly put your feet in the sand at Frenchy’s Rockaway Grill on Clearwater Beach. The most popular item on the menu is the grouper sandwich; made fresh from the Gulf of Mexico via Frenchy’s own fleet of fishing boats.
Clearwater RevivalTravel Industry Today - March 28, 2016
Home to luxury beachfront hotels and fantastic dining options, Clearwater is a great getaway for every type of traveler. Delicious Italian seafood creations, grouper sandwiches, and wood oven pizzas are just a few choices visitors can enjoy while exploring the city’s great beach views.
Hotels Opening 2,000 New Rooms For Growing Tourism SeasonTravel Week - March 2, 2016
The new Opal Sands Resort on Clearwater Beach is the newest property making headlines. The resort boosts luxury beach views and 17,000 square feet of waterfront space.
What’s New at Spring Training in Food, Fashion & Fandom at Phillies’ Bright House FieldPhillies.mlb.com - February 26, 2016
The award-winning Bright House Field – the Phillies Spring Training Facility in Clearwater, Florida – just got even better with several new additions recently made to its food, fashion and fandom lineup.
The Most Affordable Spring Break DestinationsTravel + Leisure - February 24, 2016
Clearwater Beach is a popular Spring Break destination, and Travel + Leisure has determined when travelers can enjoy the best deals.
Phillies making final preparations for Truck DayPhiladelphia Sun Times - February 22,2016
The Phillies have packed their Spring Training truck, and will make the annual 1,058-mile trek from Citizens Bank Park to Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. The truck holds a variety of items, including sports equipment, Phillies clothing, and the famous hot dog launcher.
Phillies Spring Training: Five Things to do in ClearwaterFansided - February 22, 2016
The start of Phillies Spring Training is here, and Clearwater Beach serves up a variety of activities and places to see.
Travelers’ Choice: World’s best beachesCNN - February 18, 2016
TripAdvisor’s rankings of the world’s best beaches are in, and Florida’s Clearwater Beach topped the U.S. rankings.
Phillies Equipment Truck Arrives In ClearwaterPhiladelphia CBS Local - February 18, 2016
The Phillies equipment truck completed the long trip from Philadelphia to Clearwater, FL ahead of 2016 Spring Training. The truck arrived on Valentine’s Day and for fans who love America’s Pastime, spring training marks the beginning of a long and beautiful year.
Clearwater Vacation417 Magazine - April 28, 2016
Take advantage of the direct flights from Springfield to Clearwater and plan an effortless trip to Florida. Step 1: Find a House Step 2: Book your flight Step 3: Plan your meals Step 4: Find some fun Step 5: Just relax
Opal Sands Resort Debuts in Clearwater Beach, FloridaLuxury Travel Magazine - February 17, 2016
Opal Sands Resort, the newest property under Ocean Properties, Ltd. & Affiliates, is opening in February in Clearwater Beach, setting the bar for luxury beachfront accommodations in Florida’s #1 Best Beach Town, as named by USA Today.
10 most popular spring break destinationsUSA Today - February 17, 2016
Clearwater Beach is ranked on USA Today’s 10 most popular spring break destinations for 2016. With miles of stunning white sugar sands, sunny skies, and a variety of activities, Clearwater is a great spot for families and couples to explore.
Clearwater Beach Named Best In U.S.Successful Meetings - February 17, 2016
Clearwater Beach was named the #1 beach in the U.S. by the top ranked travel site TripAdvisor for the 2016 Traveler’s Choice Awards.
There’s so much to soak in at Florida’s Clearwater BeachBoston Herald - February 11, 2016
From the quick car ride out to the Clearwater Beach area that takes you on a bridge over breathtaking Tampa Bay and to the Gulf of Mexico, to the many things to do (for the active and the not so), Clearwater Beach is ready for guests.
Operation Cold Stun: Inside the Fight to Save Clearwater’s Sea TurtlesAfar - February 2016
Sea turtles stunned by the cold weather have been arriving by the dozens at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, stretching the aquarium’s turtle team thin. The Tampa Bay area reached frigid temperatures, causing an influx of sea turtle intakes. Sea turtles are reptiles and assume the temperatures of the environment around them. When the temperatures drop, it puts sea turtles at risk of being cold-stunned.
Update: Florida’s 2016 Hotel ForecastRecommend - January 28, 2016
Nestled along Florida’s glittering Gulf Coast, the 450-guestroom Wyndham Grand Resort Clearwater Beach on South Gulfview Boulevard at the north end of the prominent Beach Walk, is scheduled to open in early 2017. The $175 million mega-resort will span 700,000 sq. ft, featuring a large outdoor pool complex, a spa, and several restaurants accessible from Beach Walk. For more information, visit wyndhamworldwide.com.
Florida fun for visitors during Toronto Blue Jays spring trainingToronto Sun - January 27, 2016
DUNEDIN, FLA. – You haven’t memorized Josh Donaldson’s career batting average. Your screen saver doesn’t show Jose Bautista’s bat flip. Still, you’re happy to be headed to see the Toronto Blue Jays play some spring training games in the St. Petersburg-Clearwater-Dunedin region of Florida and, lucky for you, it is a diverse, relaxed family destination even for those who are not Jays fans. Here’s a list of great things to do from a guy who covered the Jays for six years and makes regular visits to the area.
11 Beautiful Florida Beach Towns You Need To VisitBuzzfeed - January 17, 2016
If you’re looking for more than just a beach, then you must visit Clearwater Beach. Yes, it’s an enormous stretch of pearly white sand on the Gulf Coast, but it also boasts plenty of nightlife and restaurants to keep you busy off the beach too.
World’s Best Family Beach HotelsTravel + Leisure - January 8, 2016
With horseback riding trails, wholesome lawn sports, and a pristinely restored antique motor yacht plucked straight from the early 20th century, you won’t waste a moment of your family vacation fretting over how to keep everyone in the group occupied. It’s no wonder it received a perfect score at the top of our Best Family Beach Hotels list.
Clearwater in NY Resident MagazineNY Resident magazine - December 2015
Clearwater and the new Opal Sands Resort is being highlighted in this months issue of one of NYC leading lifestyle magazines. Editor-in-Chief Pamela Jacobs picks her favorite ways to expand your horizons this year, both in NYC and in South Florida.
Outback Bowl in national travel magazine AFARAFAR - November 2015
Along Florida’s stunning Gulf Coast rests the sunny town of Clearwater. Sugar sand beaches, year round sunshine, and a variety of activities ensure everyone who visits Clearwater will leave with lasting memories. Clearwater invites travelers to celebrate the 30th Anniversary Outback Bowl college football championship game with a day of fun and sun on its world-renowned Gulf beaches.
World’s Best Beach HotelsTravel + Leisure - January 2016
Feeling an ocean breeze is lovely. Enjoying it while also listening to live music and nibbling on a bowl of warm chips – that might be paradise.
New Year, New EVERYTHING: 16 Simple Ways to Start Anew in 2016NY Resident Magazine - January 2016
Clearwater and the new Opal Sands Resort is being highlighted in this months issue of one of NYC leading lifestyle magazines. Editor-in-Chief Pamela Jacobs picks her favorite ways to expand your horizons this year, both in NYC and in South Florida.
Animal Attractions that Will Blow Your MindOctober 2015
Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Clearwater, Florida houses the stars of the hit movies Dolphin Tale 1 and 2, Winter and Hope. These two dolphins have a permanent home in the Winter Zone exhibit, which was used as a filming location for Dolphin Tale 2. Winter was found stranded off the coast of Florida and lost her tail. Today, she swims with a prosthetic tail and guests will learn all about her story as well as Hope’s. Other exhibits include Otter Oasis, Turtle Cave, Stingray Beach, and Shipwreck Alley, an underwater viewing tunnel.
Beach Hopping in FloridaPassported - August 2015
Clearwater Beach is a quintessential beach town: boardwalks, beach shacks, nightly sunset festivals and ample ice cream shops on over three miles of white powder sand.
Captain Blight’s Landing Miniature Golf CourseUSA Today - August 2015
Our fabulous Captain Blight’s Landing Miniature Golf Course was featured in USA Today as one of the nations best.
Best American BeachesTravel Channel - July 2015
Clearwater was stated as having one of America’s best shorelines in Travel Channel’s list of “Best American Beaches.”
Fourth Fireworks: America’s Birthday at the BeachUSA Today - June 2015
Clearwater Celebrates America was featured in USA Today’s article, “Fourth Fireworks: America’s Birthday at the Beach.” The annual fireworks show was highlighted.
The 23 Best Beaches in AmericaBusiness Insider - June 2015
Clearwater was included in Business Insider’s article, “The 23 Best Beaches in America.” Clearwater was highlighted as a family-friendly beach town.
9 Beaches that are Perfect for FamiliesFOX News - May 2015
Clearwater was included in Fox News’ “9 Beaches that are Perfect for Families.” Clearwater was featured as a beach destination perfect for all ages.
Best Florida Beach Winners 2015USA Today - April 2015
USA Today and 10Best readers named Clearwater Beach the second best beach in Florida, highlighting its nightly sunset celebration.
TripAdvisor’s Picks: Best Beaches in the World and the USCNN - March 2015
Clearwater Beach was included in a CNN article, “TripAdvisor’s Picks: Best Beaches in the World and the US,” which states it is one of the top 10 best beaches in the US.
Florida’s 15 Most Popular Beaches, RankedThrillist - February 2015
Clearwater was highlighted as one of Florida’s 15 most popular beaches on Thrillist.com. Clearwater’s Sandpearl Resort was also featured as a “laid-back summer bungalow.”
15 Most Memorable Restaurant Meals of 2014Forbes - December 2014
Frenchy’s Rockaway Grill’s famous Grouper sandwich was included in Forbes’ article,“15 Most Memorable Restaurant Meals of 2014.”
The 25 Best Beaches in AmericaThrillist - August 2014
Clearwater was highlighted as one of the “The 25 Best Beaches in America” on Thrillist.com.
Fun, NaturallyAFAR - June 2014
Susan Barnes, a local expert from Tampa, describes Clearwater as “Fun, Naturally.”
11 Stunning Florida Towns You Need To VisitBuzzFeed - May 2014
Clearwater Beach was included in a BuzzFeed article which states it is the place to go for the “best grouper sandwich of your life.” The Sandpearl Resort, Frenchy’s and Captain Memo’s are all included as recommendations.
TODAY’S TOP SPOTNBC TODAY Show - April 2014
Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival was featured on NBC’s Today Show on Saturday, April 5th. The festival was highlighted as “Today’s Top Spot” on this nationally aired morning show.
Travel’s Best Beach Awards 2014Travel Channel - March 2014
Clearwater Beach was included as “Best Family Beach” in the Travel Channel’s “Travel’s Best Beach Awards 2014.”
11 Romantic Vacation ProposalsCondé Nast - February 2014
Alexis Clark from Condé Nast was looking for romantic vacation proposals and the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa’s marine “mission” proposal made the cut!
Travel at the Speed of ClearwaterDapper Magazine - Spring 2014
Henry Billings was hosted in Clearwater for the Bright House 2013 Clearwater Super Boat National Championship & Festival, and this piece follows his time at the event, in preparation for this year’s event.
14 Travel Adventures for Families – Featuring Captain Memo’s Original Pirate CruiseLos Angeles Times - January 2014
Captain Memo’s Original Pirate Cruise in Clearwater was included in a round-up of the 14 Travel Adventures for Families in 2014, and ran in the print issue of the Los Angeles Times, as well as online and in their e-newsletter.
10 best attractions in Florida: Readers’ Choice winnersUSA Today - December 2013
USA Today readers vote the Clearwater Marine Aquarium as “Best Florida Attraction!”
Filming of Movie Won’t Close Clearwater AquariumNew York Times - November 2013
New York Times helps inform the public that the Clearwater Marine Aquarium will be open on weekends during the filming of highly anticipated “Dolphin Tale 2.”
Florida’s Rich Cultural HeritageAtlanta Journal Constitution - September 2013
Jon Waterhouse recently provided readers with a list of places to visit in the State of Florida with a rich cultural heritage, with Clearwater being Number One!
Frenchy’s Sugar Sand Festival, Clearwater BeachTravelSquire.com - August 2013
Travel writer Pamela Jacobs visited Clearwater during the Frenchy’s Sugar Sand Festival.
Dossier Tampa BayUnited Hemispheres - July 2013
The Dossier issue of United Hemispheres featured Tampa Bay as the perfect place to do business, and included a segment on tourism.
The beach is extra sweet in Clearwater, FloridaCalgary Herald/Canada.com
Kelley Scarsbrook recently visited Clearwater for the first Frenchy’s Sugar Sand Festival and loved the destination.
Andrew’s Make-A-Wish tripLiving with Burkitts blog - June 2013
The Laypath family traveled to Florida for their son, Andrew’s Make-a-Wish trip – he was diagnosed with cancer, but is currently in remission. In addition to visiting Disneyland, they also traveled to Clearwater to meet Winter!
Fun father-daughter trips for Father’s DaySheKnows.com - Travel - June 2012
Jessica Padykula created a round-up of fun Father’s Day trips for daughters to consider, including Clearwater.
Clearwater Beach, el paraiso a orillas del Golfo de MexicoEl Nuevo Herald - May 2013
We hosted a group of media during the Frenchy’s Sugar Sand Festival, and this article by Giuliana Nanetti covered the entire area beautifully!
5 Fantastic Florida AquariumsSheKnows.Com - Parenting - May 2013
The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is included in this roundup of 5 top Florida aquariums.
New Festival Celebrates Clearwater’s “Sugar Sands”Travel Agent Magazine - April 2013
Travel Agent Magazine promoted the brand new Frenchy’s Sugar Sand Festival to travel agents with this article about the event.
Frenchy’s Sugar Sand Festival in Clearwater BeachVisitFlorida.com - March 2013
Visit Florida’s Entertainment & Luxury Insider, Kara Franker, promoted the Frenchy’s Sugar Sand Festival with this blog posting.
And the Best Beach Town in Florida is… CLEARWATER!USA Today - February 2013
The readers of USA Today voted Clearwater the best beach town in Florida, and travel editor Laura Bly visited the destination to find out what it’s all about!
The Frugal Traveler – Foodie Vacations offer Frugal Travel OptionsVacationStarter.com - December 2012
Foodie travel is getting more and more popular by the day. The Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa hosted Clearwater Beach Uncorked, and Myschia was their guest.
Six Mother Daughter GetawaysFamilytravel.com - November 2012
Familytravel.com’s Six Mother Daughter Getaways by Lynn O’Rourke Hays.
The Sea as a Race Course: Super Boats off Clearwater BeachPerceptive Travel - October 2012
Perceptive Travel’s The Sea as a Race Course: Super Boats off Clearwater Beach.
VIP Access to the Clearwater Super Boat Championship and Seafood FestivalVisit Florida - September 2012
Visit Florida’s Entertainment & Luxury article about VIP Access to the Clearwater Super Boat Championship and Seafood Festival.
Clearwater Beach, Florida with Kids: Top 25 Things to Do on Your Family Beach VacationMommy Poppins - September 2012
Mommy Poppins’ article about 25 things to do in Clearwater.
Hilton Clearwater Beach: A Family Friendly Beach Resort in Clearwater, FloridaMommy Poppins - September 2012
Mommy Poppins joined us on a press trip, and was very impressed with the Hilton, who hosted them.
Captivating Clearwater Beach, FloridaMontreal Gazette - September 2012
Montreal Gazette’s urban expressions article on Clearwater, Florida.
Clearwater, FloridaDelaware Bride - September 2012
Delaware Bride’s article on Clearwater, Florida as a wedding destination.
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun at These Mother-Daughter GetawaysDallas Morning News - September 2012
Dallas Morning News article about activities for mothers and daughters.
All That JazzBaypop Magazine - Fall 2012
Baypop magazine featured an article about the upcoming 33rd annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday taking place in October 2012, with Bonnie Raitt as headline artist.
Surf’s UpDallas Child - August 2012
Dallas Child’s kids culture writer Jessica Bower writes about the destination after a visit.
Go EscapeUSA Today - Summer 2012
USA Today’s Go Escape about America’s secret beaches.
Escape from Orlando’s EpicentreCalgary Herald - March 2012
Calgary Herald’s Escape from Orlando’s Epicentre by Jody Robbins.