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Fun Days & Nights

Fun Days & Nights

Close to Sunsets On The Sand are a few of fun places that are *very* easy walking distance (um – just about a few yards north on Gulf Blvd and across the street). One is called Island Marine ( which has rentals for Bikes, Boats, Kayaks, Paddle Boards, Scooters, and Scoot Coupes. They also offer […]


Mostly everything is open, from restaurants, to salons, etc. Here in FL the locals are ready to welcome visitors! Get away from your lock-down woes and join us for the Sun & Fun in Florida! When I was little and had some bug that made me stay in bed a few days and then was […]

Busch Gardens

10165 N McKinley Dr Tampa, FL 33612 1-813-884-4FUN (4386) A unique experience that is not just a botanical garden, but zoo and amusement park (ie: exciting rides and roller coasters). We’ve never been, but it is a major local attraction that gets a lot of buzz. Price is $$$ – check the website before heading […]

Sunken Gardens

1825 4th St. N., St Petersburg (about 19 mile or 30 minutes drive) from Sunsets on the Sand. A beautiful and relaxing way to spend a couple of hours if you just have to get away from the beach (we can’t imagine, but …. if you’re going down to St. Pete for the day anyway […]

Johns Pass Boardwalk

OK – so it’s the local ‘tourist trap’ – but a good one! There are lots of restaurants, of course, and the requisite trinket and t-shirt shops There are also several great beachwear outlets (we shop there!), Lori’s for your natural sponges, soaps and lotions (Mary’s favorite), and a ton of outlets offering boat rides, […]

McGough Nature Park

The Narrows Environmental Education Center is located in McGough Nature Park along the Intracoastal Waterway at 11901 146th Street North,Largo – just across the Indian Rocks Bridge, about 2 miles from the beach house. Also known as the “Turtle Park” for its abundant aquatic turtle population, the center houses owls, eagles, hawks and other animals […]