[St. Petersburg, FL–] Pam Wirth and I launched our kayaks from the beach on Gandy Blvd. North toward the Weedon Island Preserve in Old Tampa Bay — she pedaling, and I paddling. Despite …
St. Pete Beach, Home of Guy Harvey Outpost’s TradeWinds Resort, Named #1 Beach in US
According to the TripAdvisor survey, St. Pete Beach is known for “sugary-white sand, dolphins frolicking just off shore and eight major barrier islands make St. Pete Beach a postcard-perfect seaside destination. Situated on a peninsula off Florida’s west coast, it is an ideal place to experience the state’s wild beauty and the magical golden rays of the Sunshine State”.
St. Pete Beach was up against some pretty stiff competition, including several locations in Florida and Hawaii. But, in the end, the perfect combination of sand, sun & surf propelled St. Pete Beach to #1!
Here’s the full list of the “Traveller’s Choice 2012 Top 10 Beach Destinations in the U.S.” as chosen by the users of TripAdvisor, the largest travel web site in the world –
1. St. Pete Beach
2. Miami Beach
3. Myrtle Beach
4. Virginia Beach
6. Daytona Beach
7. Ft. Lauderdale
9. San Diego
10. Key West