Visitors give high marks for the beaches in Clearwater, which is also known for its live music and festivals. This city also attracts tourists with its aquarium, theaters, and baseball games. Around the area, top sights include Salvador Dali Museum, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and Sand Key Park.
- You'll find 2574 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of St. Petersburg - Clearwater
- The closest major airport is in St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), 7.7 mi (12.5 km) from the city center
- The next closest is in Tampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.), 16.1 mi (26 km) away
Sightseeing and Staying in Clearwater
The city is known for its live music, festivals, and theaters, along with cultural venues like Ruth Eckerd Hall. Attractions like Congo River Golf - Clearwater, Celebration Station, and Tampa Bay Grand Prix are fun for kids of all ages. Baseball fans will find lots to cheer about, while everyone can enjoy an event or game at Jack Russell Stadium, Bright House Field, or Eddie C. Moore Softball Complex.
In Clearwater, you'll be able to select from 129 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Residence Inn by Marriott Clearwater Downtown - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and clean, comfortable rooms.
- SpringHill Suites by Marriott St. Petersburg Clearwater - Our customers like the overall value and proximity to the airport at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 2.5-star hotel in Feather Sound can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
- Homewood Suites by Hilton St. Petersburg Clearwater - Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in Feather Sound can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its central location and clean rooms.
Outside the city, popular places to visit include Salvador Dali Museum, 17.2 mi/27.6 km from the city center, and Clearwater Marine Aquarium, which is 1.5 mi (2.3 km) away.
Dressing for Clearwater
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 79°F and the nighttime average to be 52°F
- From April to June, temperatures average about 90°F during the day and 61°F at night
- July through September averages 91°F during the day and 73°F at night
- In October-December, the average temperature is 87°F during the day and 52°F at night
- Average annual rainfall for Clearwater is 54.72 inches
- Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 91°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 54°F