There’s so much to see in Florida off of the beaten path, especially along the Gulf Coast.
Outside of glimmering cities and theme parks, Florida has its own personal collection of places with histories and attractions unique to them that you can see on a day trip. Residents at Peninsula Treviso Bay are lucky enough to call them their backyards. When the dead heat of summer is weighing you down, load up the car with snacks and suitcases and take a road trip to these historical, beautiful, and wild places.
1. Caladesi Island
Far away from the hurry of the city, this beautiful beach offers tropically warm waters and enough space to stretch your arms out. West of Clearwater, this island is close enough to take a ferry to, but far enough to get away from it all, making it a vacation within a vacation. Enjoy laying out on the white sand shores, or hike through Caladesi Island State Park to catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this island home.
This small town stands out for its diy-friendly atmosphere. Craft breweries and open-air farmers markets abound here! Whether you’re after fresh fruits or a tour around Dunedin Brewery, having an epicurean adventure is easy here. Try the Dunedin Fresh Market every day to get food and fruit that’s as fresh as you can possibly get it.
3. Tarpon Springs
Having established itself as the “Sponge Capital of the World,” this historical small town is a time capsule in and of itself, working to preserve a lifestyle long since passed through sponge making techniques and the vibrant lifestyle. Consider learning how sponges are made at The Sponge Docks, or take advantage of the excellent fishing here and try landing a big one at Fred Howard Park!
4. Ybor City
This trendy Tampa neighborhood was historically the home of Cubans who worked in the cigar making factories in the 1800s. As a result, Ybor City has developed a reputation for gorgeous Mediterranean inspired architecture, a foodie culture like no other, and the best café con leche that you’ll have in a while. Visiting this city requires you to stop by La Segunda Central Bakery for cheese and guava pastries that are out of this world, and window shopping the Historic Ybor City District to get a taste of this amazing city.
Traditions both old and new mix together in this sophisticated resort town. Having earned its place on the map for providing an easy paced lifestyle among luxury, Naples has become practiced in providing a little bit of everything and everyone. Shopping down historic Tin City reveals both local designers and high-end brands wedged between boutique hotels and fashionable restaurants. Strolling down Gordon Drive reveals the stately mansions that house both the old and new money families in a colorful, tropical way. After the end of a busy day in this city, it’s hard to beat watching the sun set over Naples Pier. With so much to do, it’s hard to leave this city – but you don’t necessarily need to.
Summering in Naples premiere address, Peninsula at Treviso Bay, keeps you close to everything that you love in Naples and the Gulf Coast. Only minutes from the center of the city, this community offers gorgeous, Mediterranean styled homes, ranging up to 4,687 sq. feet and offering a full spread of amenities to enjoy. Residents are often found enjoying exercise classes, the full-services spa, the warm and expansive swimming pool, and social events at the on-site amenity center, Villa Rilassare. Since every home purchase comes with an included TPC Golf membership, residents can be found teeing off on the neighborhood’s private golf course, TPC Treviso Bay, located right next door.
Make the comparison to other clubs in the area – request a Naples golf homes comparison guide to see how other local communities stack up. Or, request a free digital brochure to learn more about the Peninsula Treviso Bay lifestyle – residences are going fast.
The Treviso Bay Sales Gallery is open daily. Call 239.249.6830 or stop by to schedule a private tour of Peninsula’s newest model home. You won’t want to miss it!