Imagine it: Instead of shoveling snow, you spend your winter waking up to the smell of the salt air. Later, you stroll down the beach to a small bar, where you order a pina colada and watch the sun set over the Gulf. Saint Pete Beach, here you come!
St. Pete Beach, TripAdvisor's #1 Beach in 2012, is a beautiful community. With shops, restaurants, bars, a park, grocery stores, a gym, a yoga studio, banks, a post office, and chains next to mom-and-…
There is a trolley, cab services, and a great service called Free Beach Ride (you tip the drivers, but there is no fare!). Of course, most everything is within walking distance!