Clearwater Tourism

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Clearwater is a fun beach destination. It can make for a romantic beach vacation as well as a fun weekend getaway with family and friends. It makes for the most thrilling of destinations, both on land and sea. The affability of the place lies in the fact that it offers something for each traveller and every destination. There’s casual dining, in terms of beach shacks and cafes, along with exquisite fine dine options as well. Located in Florida’s stunning west coast, this is a beautiful beach brimming with life and energy, studded with travellers and tourists of all kinds.

Clearwater was originally home to Tocobaga people. It mainly acted as the training base for the troops during World War II, which were later on sent to the Pacific. Clearwater was incorporated as a city in the year 1915, and saw its first news daily get published in the year 1914 called the Clearwater Daily.

Presently it is seeing the inception of several high rise condos and marinas. The weather in the place is known to be outstanding and temperate cool. Ranked amongst America’s most beautiful beaches, it has crystal like clear white sugar beaches, clear waters and the most engulfing and pleasing of weather.

Apart from being a popular tourist destination, it is also rich in cultural diversity. It is home to a host of galleries and museums. Clearwater can be a quite getaway as well as a fun-filled joyride. Known to have cloudless clear blue skies, with fleecy white clouds to complement the clear blues below, clearwater is the perfect weekend getaway for anyone touring Florida or nearby places. 

Clearwater Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Clearwater tips for your visit

General Info

  • Time Zone: UTC -7
  • Currency: American Dollar (USD)
  • Electricity and Internet: Standard output is 110-120V. WiFi connectivity is present almost everywhere and cellular connectivity provides 3G and 4G services.
  • Languages: Predominantly English speaking population.
  • Security: Dial 911 or emergencies.
  • Tipping: Tipping is highly appreciated everywhere on good service but is not compulsory. It is advisable to always check the weather conditions before one visits Clearwater. 
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Facts and Stats for Clearwater*

  • Pollution Statistics in Clearwater

    Know the pollution level of Clearwater before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 37.5 (Low)
  • Clearwater: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Clearwater for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Clearwater.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.78 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.56 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 30.56 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 94.44 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Clearwater - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 73.26 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.17 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 13.79 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 91.67 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.82 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Clearwater

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Clearwater

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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