Weedon Island Preserve - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Weedon Island Preserve
A 3,190 acre natural area predominately an estuarine preserve composed of upland and aquatic ecosystems such as mangrove forests, pine/scrubby flatwoods, and maritime hammock, and is home to a variety of native wildlife.
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Weedon Island, Florida
0.17km from Weedon Island Preserve
Weedon Island is a wildlife refuge and historical preserve. It provides the perfect landscape for outdoor activities, such as bird watching, fishing and kayaking. There are scenic trails to explore throughout the area - leading visitors to nearby beaches and boardwalks. Weedon Island is also home to several ancient Native American sites, including shell mounds, middens and burial grounds.
Great Explorations Children's Museum
7km from Weedon Island Preserve
This popular museum houses numerous interactive exhibits, designed to be both fun and educational. Children of all ages can learn about science, technology and the arts through hands-on activities in the Tot Spot, Airmaze, Pinniped Place and much more! Along with daily events like Storytime With Miss Gina that helps develop language skills and art projects like Play Dough Rainbows which teach color concepts, It also offers workshops to help students exploring outside their comfort zone.
7.05km from Weedon Island Preserve
This spectacular 4-acre strolling garden features a whimsical collection of exotic plants, flowers, trees and shrubs, as well as charming statues and waterfalls that make it an idyllic place for visitors to explore. Established in 1903, it was once part of the estate of George Turner's aviary. With its tropically themed design, it offers a year-round refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life where visitors can relax and simply enjoy soaking up nature's beauty.
Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum
7.25km from Weedon Island Preserve
The Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum featuring more than 2000 different kinds of palm trees, this 5.5 acre outdoor garden is home to the largest collection of palms in the United States. visitors can explore North American and exotic varieties that honor Cuban, South-American and tropical influences -- like Coccothrinax argentea, Microcoelium costatum and Pritchardia thurstonii. A 1/3-mile nature trail meanders through the trails, offering a closer look into the diverse grouping of plants.
7.62km from Weedon Island Preserve
Vinoy Par is the perfect place to spend a day outdoors. Located along St. Petersburg’s beautiful waterfront, it provides stunning views of Tampa Bay and the nearby Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club. The park features long grassy areas for picnicking or playing sports, two large fishing piers for anglers looking to catch some seafood, and a playground filled with colorful equipment. There’s also an outdoor stage offering concerts and other performances throughout the year.
Tampa Bay Automobile Museum
7.76km from Weedon Island Preserve
The Tampa Bay Automobile Museum, is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in experiencing a unique journey into the history of cars. Home to an array of automobiles from some of the earliest models through to the present day, this museum celebrates the evolution and ever-changing advancements in automobile technology. It traces over one hundred years of vehicular innovations and gives visitors the chance to explore these fascinating cars while learning about their historic background.
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