Find family-friendly things to do in St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and beyond

Booking a spacious room or suite at the Country Inn & Suites in Pinellas Park, FL puts you within easy reach of St. Petersburg’s dynamic downtown and many other fun things to do in the area. You can spend the morning soaking up the sun on the breathtaking shores of Clearwater Beach before taking the kids to see the dolphins and other animals at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. If you’re a baseball fan, head to Tropicana Field to cheer on the Tampa Bay Rays or catch a spring training game for the Phillies at BayCare Ballpark.

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St. Pete Beach

8.57 mi / 13.8 km from the hotel
Featuring clear, calm waters and soft, sandy shores, St. Pete Beach is consistently voted one of the top beaches in the nation. Hunt for seashells, find tasty treats at the beach shacks, and try thrilling water sports with the family.

BayCare Ballpark

9.08 mi / 14.61 km from the hotel
Purchase team merchandise and a fresh meal before grabbing your seat at BayCare Ballpark. Home to the Phillies’ spring training games, this ballpark offers conveniences like an expansive store, a free sunscreen station, and several dining options.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

12 mi / 19.31 km from the hotel
This non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is devoted to rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing marine life while educating visitors through their experience at the aquarium. Come meet the resident dolphins and otters, or help feed the stingrays.

MacDill Air Force Base

11.38 mi / 18.32 km from the hotel
Home to the 6th Air Refueling Wing, this base offers group tours once a week and hosts a diverse community of personnel from all branches of service.

Clearwater Beach

12.46 mi / 20.06 km from the hotel
Named for the crystalline Gulf waters that lap at its shore, Clearwater Beach welcomes families with sugar-white sand and towering palm trees. Play volleyball, build sandcastles, or meet Winter the Dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

Tropicana Field

5.82 mi / 9.36 km from the hotel
Watch the Tampa Bay Rays round the bases at this 1.1-million-square-foot complex, the second-largest enclosed sports venue in the world. During the game, head down to the 10,000-gallon tank to touch a real-life stingray.