If you go: Clearwater Beach

Rollicking city beach that's a favorite spot for fun-seekers. Everything from trampoline bungee jumping to fishing off Pier 60 to people watching makes it a lot of fun. Watch out for $1.25 per hour parking meters.

Near: Clearwater, St. Petersburg.

Getting There : Take Route 60 west; it dead-ends at the beach.

Nearby lodging: Many hotels, but I recommend renting a condo if you are staying at least a week; try www.greatrentals.com.

More: www.visitclearwaterflorida.com; the Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce phone is 727-447-7600.

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