With its humid subtropical climate and award-winning beaches, Clearwater is one of America's top year-round luxury destinations in Florida for vacationers to enjoy crystal waters and warm sea breezes from the Gulf of Mexico. The outstanding coastline, temperate climate, and seemingly endless supply of natural beauty with outdoor activities both on land and at sea is what makes Clearwater such an attractive travel destination in the South Atlantic States of Southern United States.
Located in Pinellas County, Clearwater is location northwest of Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida. The Gulf of Mexico lies west of Clearwater, while Tampa Bay lies southeast. The city of Clearwater is the smallest of three principal cities in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area, most commonly referred to as the Tampa Bay Area.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Clearwater holds the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, with 361 days.