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There is some shade on the Pinellas Trail, but not very much because of the trail's width.

Pinellas Trail: Treasured St. Pete bike trail is now 5 miles longer

The Pinellas Trail is a long, well-marked paved bicycle trail that connects St. Petersburg to Tarpon Springs along Florida’s Gulf coast. It was just extended five miles north, and this is the most scenic section of all.

Sponge fishing boat in Tarpon Springs.

Anclote Key: Visit dazzling island and Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs is best known for its Greek sponge docks. But a boat trip to Anclote Key, one of Florida’s most remote state parks, is even better. Anclote Key is a perfect island beach, perhaps more tantalizing because it’s not easy to visit.

Silver Springs 1947 postcard

Florida boat tours: The Old Florida way to see the waterways

One of the classic experiences of an Old Florida vacation was a scenic boat tour. Here are seven iconic boat tours that have been entertaining visitors for than 50 years. How many of these have you taken?

Author's husband Jack takes a break.

Pinellas Trail: Scenic window to another world

Once a CSX rail line, the Pinellas Trail is a smoothly paved linear park and multi-use trail that extends 38.2 miles from downtown St. Petersburg north to Tarpon Springs.

Camping on the beach at Anclote Key State Park

Island Camping: Anclote Key Preserve is a sea-kayaking adventure

If pitching a tent on a tropical island is your thing, then add Anclote Key to your bucket list. Anclote Key Preserve State Park is in the Gulf of Mexico, three miles west of Tarpon Springs over open water, and it is accessible only by boat.