Maximo Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Maximo Park
Maximo Park, is definitely a great place to spend some time outdoors. Located close to the Gulf of Mexico and other attractions such as John's Pass. In Maximo Park one can take in stunning views of Tampa Bay while enjoying all sorts of activities such as fishing, kayaking, or simply lounging by the beach. With plenty of picnic tables, grills, covered cabanas, and nearby restrooms there are endless ways for visitors to make their stay even more enjoyable.
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Attractions Near Maximo Park
Skyway Fishing Pier State Park
3.24km from Maximo Park
This is a popular fishing spot for anglers of all ages. With 4,000 feet of elevated pier stretching over Tampa Bay, visitors can expect to be able to take dramatic photos of sunrises and sunsets in addition to catching some fish as they explore the area. The waters here are rich in snook, tarpon, mackerel, redfish and other species. Amenities at the park include picnic tables and restrooms but no motorized boats or swimming are allowed.
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
3.65km from Maximo Park
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve is a great spot for nature lovers to explore and relax. This 259-acre urban oasis offers picnic sites, boardwalk trails and various wildlife such as birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians. Visitors can experience close encounters with local animals at the Wildlife Encounter Area or take a leisurely stroll around the lake while admiring butterflies and dragonflies. There are also educational activities like ranger guided tours that focus on the preserve’s biodiversity.
5.61km from Maximo Park
Pass-a-Grille Beach is the ultimate beach destination. Located at the far south end of St. Pete Beach, this serene and picturesque spot has something for each and every beachgoer. The crystal blue waters, gentle waves, and soft white sands combine to make this 8-mile gulf-side paradise perfect for swimming, sunning, shelling, and simply taking a romantic stroll. For those wanting to dip their toes in other activities, the nearby shops offer all kinds of souvenirs, crafts and more.
7.13km from Maximo Park
Tropicana Field, is one of the most interesting stadiums in Major League Baseball (MLB). Constructed in 1990, it is the only MLB stadium with a fixed roof and artificial turf instead of natural grass. Tropicana Field also has a unique feature; its East-West alignment inside the dome instead of North-South like other stadiums. The field offers some great features such as a water wall located behind centerfield, high definition video boards and an interactive fan section.
St. Pete Pier™
7.67km from Maximo Park
St. Pete Pier™, is an iconic waterfront destination offering locals and visitors alike some of the best attractions the area has to offer. A 26-acre public waterfront complex, complete with restaurants, fishing, boat charters and cruises, retail establishments and plenty of activities for children. At St. Pete Pier™ you can treat yourself to echelons of culinary experiences ranging from casual outdoor dining to mouthwatering seafood -all with a vista overlooking Tampa Bay.
St. Pete Beach
7.72km from Maximo Park
St. Pete Beach in Pinellas County is a vibrant and bustling vacation mecca. Filled with miles of white-sand beaches, sparkling aquamarine water and plenty of activities to enjoy, St. Pete Beach has something for everyone from the avid sun seekers to outdoor explorers. Of course the beach itself is a must visit, with plenty of opportunities for swimming, surfing, kayaking and more; but nearby there are lush parks, historic landmarks and even art galleries for visitors to explore.
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Second-smallest county in Florida by land area. Due to its small size and high population, by the early 21st century Pinellas County has been mostly built out, with very little developable land left available.