Vacation Rental Home Blog

Vacation Rental Photo

Capitol Theater - For the Music Lovers!

If you are looking for something fun to do while at the Cottage or in the Clearwater area, check out the newly renovated Capitol Theater!  Great shows in a beautiful historic setting within downtown Clearwater.  Follow the link for their sp...
Vacation Rental Photo

Crystal River - Swim with Manatee, Scalloping in the Summer!

Another one of our favorite destinations that we have discovered in Florida is the area of Crystal River and Seven Sisters Spring.  In the summer, many charters will take you out to the shallow grass beds to do your own scalloping--it was such a...
Vacation Rental Photo

Take the Ferry and Avoid the Traffic/Parking Fees!

Everyone wants to enjoy leisure time at the beach!  Why bother spending this time in traffic,  in your car searching for a parking spot or continuously going back to feed a meter? Parking on Clearwater Beach can be difficult at times, Clear...
Vacation Rental Photo

Disney - Just a Quick Day Trip Away!

Orlando is home to more than a dozen theme parks. Chief among its claims to fame is Walt Disney World, comprised of parks like the Magic Kingdom and Epcot, as well as water parks. Another major destination, Universal Orlando, offers Universal Studios...
Vacation Rental Photo

Boat Rentals in Clearwater - Best Day Ever!

Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned boater, there are many boat rentals available within the Clearwater area to choose from.  We absolutely love going out on our own boat (with no one else around) and finding our own little beach or just floa...
Vacation Rental Photo

Tampa Bay City Pass - Save 54% on 5 Top Attractions

If you are looking for some fun and adventure while visiting the Cottage, check out the Tampa Bay City Pass!  It includes admission to Busch Gardens, The Florida Aquarium, Lowry Park Zoo, Clearwater Marine Aquarium and Museum of Science and Indu...
Vacation Rental Photo

Pier 60 - Just Minutes from the Cottage!

This is one of Tampa Bay's best tourist attractions. In addition to being a great place to fish or just relax during the day on Clearwater Beach, Pier 60 turns into a daily festival of sorts two hours before sunset and two hours after. Weather p...
Vacation Rental Photo

Need Some Nightlife ?

Dunedin Florida, just one town north of Clearwater, right on Clearwater Bay across from Caladesi and Honeymoon Islands, is a very eclectic town.  Over 30 bars and local taverns, wide range of restaurants, night clubs, shops, and the Pinellas Tra...
Vacation Rental Photo

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

A visit to Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a must-do for the whole family, just blocks from our Cottage. This is not your typical aquarium! The marine life rescue center is home to Winter the dolphin, star and inspiration of the popular Dolphin Tale mo...
Vacation Rental Photo

Caladesi Island - Get Lost

As one of the few completely natural islands along Florida´s Gulf Coast, Caladesi´s white sand beaches were rated America's Best Beach in 2008 and again in 2016. Beach lovers can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and beach combing. Saltwate...