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Tampa Bay Boaters Top Water Attractions for 2018

At S&S Marine, we know what’s available for those who love the water. One of the greatest things to do in Florida is to explore the many waterfront attractions.  These fun-filled places on the water are sure to keep you busy and entertained.

A big attraction in the Tampa Bay is the abundance of beautiful parks. These give locals and tourists alike the opportunity to truly experience the natural beauty of our area.  If wildlife and a day full of fun activities appeals to you, these parks are going to be your favorite spots to visit.

Anclote Gulf Park

This park is home to various types of birds, and those who enjoy birdwatching will have plenty to observe. It also has a great dog park for those who want to bring their pets. The dog park has a fenced in area where dogs can play, a canine playground, and several dog water fountains. There’s also a public fishing pier which is open twenty-four hours a day.

Anclote River Park

This park is all about enjoying your natural resources. It offers picnic and swimming areas for family fun. Boaters will love the public boat launch and fishing areas available. You can even reserve shelters for events.

Key Vista Nature Park

This nature park will give you your full of natural wildlife. From peacocks to snakes, you can see a wide variety of animals in their natural habitat.  If you enjoy hiking, you’ll love the hiking trails and boardwalk. For a better view, try the observation tower.

Not all activities will keep you in seclusion. If you’re looking for more of a social scene, Miss Vicki’s on the River is the place for you. This waterfront bar and grill can be accessed on foot or by boat. They have a great menu and live music.

If you want to be on the water instead of the waterfront, Action Fishing Adventures is a charter service that provides tours and fishing activities. The skilled fishermen in charge of the charter will take you to all of the best spots and help you learn how to catch them. They are best known for Tarpon fishing, a popular catch in our area.

If you care to venture out on your own, all you’ll need is a boat! In addition to the locations mentioned in this article, fishing is abundant and convenient. Those who come to the area specifically look for some of our local catches, and the vicinity to the Gulf provides variety.

Boating is a great pastime for those visiting Tampa Bay. You can take full day trips onto the Gulf, pack some lunch, and spend the full day on the water. 

Most of these locations can be accessed by boat, and with all of these way to enjoy the waterfront, Tampa Bay is the destination for those looking for a new adventure.