With gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico and St. Joseph's Sound, a hip little downtown and perfect winter weather, we are often referred to as "Delightful" Dunedin. Pronounced DONE-EE-DIN, the city has taken pride in developing a people friendly community full of parks and recreation, offering an abundance of outdoor fun and excitement for everyone, and a vibrant arts community.
Nestled on the shores of St. Joseph sound, Dunedin has become an international sensation among travelers. Unique in every aspect, from shopping on Main St. to enjoying waterfront dining near the city’s quaint Marina district. Known for its vibrant art scene, charming galleries and lively downtown the city also hosts 25 festivals annually. (Special Event Calendar)
Visit top ranked Florida State Park, Honeymoon Island State Park, home to 4 miles of beach with great swimming, fishing and shelling. There is also a section of beach that you can take your pet. Pets must be kept on a six-foot handheld leash while they are in the park. Take the ferry and skip over to nearby Caladesi Island State Park, one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Florida’s coastline. There you can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and fishing. Nature-lovers can view wildlife while walking an interior nature trail or paddling the 3-mile kayak trail through the mangroves and bay.
Dunedin is the Spring Training home to the Toronto Blue Jays and hosts major league greats year round.
Voted “Best Little Walking Town in America” by Walking Magazine, one feels they have returned home to small town America in Dunedin. A picturesque city with a hometown feel. The Pinellas Bike Trail a 37 mile trail, snaking its way through the county, runs through the heart of downtown. For the history buffs, a must stop and see, is the Historical Museum in the heart of downtown..
“Dunedin may be the Tampa Bay area’s best-kept secret,” says Coastal Living Magazine.
To find out more about local businesses visit the Downtown Merchant's Association or theDunedin Chamber of Commerce online!
Dunedin is also the home of Caladesi Island, the #1 Beach in North America! Dr. Stephen Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach, announced Caladesi Island State Park as having the best beach in America. The beautiful, sandy beach has been an eternal gem in the gulf and are proud to be recognized nationwide for the scenic and natural beauty of this tranquil island!
As you visit downtown Main Street to shop and grab a bite to eat or as you drive up scenic Alt-19 towards the beaches, it's hard to miss all the action going on. From beaches to bike trails and golf courses to marinas, people are out and about exercising, exploring, and just plain old relaxing and taking in the City's natural surrounding beauty. With the Marina, Honeymoon Island and the Dunedin Causeway Beaches only minutes away from downtown shopping and dining, casual clothing is the dominant theme, with evening wear being more upscale in some restaurants.
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