Tampa Bay eBikes - Points of Interest
Boca Ciega Millennium Park
This park is a rare gem tucked into the south, bayside section of the city of Seminole. Boca Ciega Millennium Park has ample paved roads that lead to a .25 mile nature trail as well as offroad sightseeing by ebike. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission designated this park as a & quot; Great Florida Birding Trail & quot; and you can view many shore, wading, and upland birds both on land and by going up the incredible 35-foot wooden observation tower with panoramic views of Boca Ciega Bay. The park also has picnic shelters, a playground, and access to the Pinellas Trail via 74th Ave. N. (old Oakhurst Rd.). You’ll be amazed by the diversity of nature here from pine flatwoods, coastal oak hammocks, mangrove swamps, salt marshes, and wetlands. The park only uses native plants throughout the formal landscaping and in 2007 Pleistocene age fossils were found here including those of giant sloths, giant armadillos, saber tooth cats, camels, and giant mammoths. At the park’s entrance there is a time capsule in recognition of the park’s “Millenium” name with more than 100 items for future generations to explore.
The Pinellas Trail – Seminole
This section of the Pinellas Trail takes your ebike ride through the city of Largo and a trail overpass.Pinewood Cultural Park is a popular e bike stop here to check out the Florida Botanical Gardens and the historic Heritage Village. The exceptional gardens have a mixture of formal gardens, native plants, and scenic landscapes on 150 acres. The village is a living history museum with 28 historical structures on 21 acres.
Tiki Gardens – Public Parking
This 9.9 acre park gets you direct access to Indian Shores Beach. Enjoy the great Gulf of Mexico views, palm trees, and plan your beach route from this spot that used to be a South Seas themed tourist attraction. Since the 1990s, this location has been a great meeting point and place to launch your beach bike route.
Town Square Nature Park:
The highlight of this nature preserve is the boardwalk that takes you through lush mangroves and leads you to beautiful water views. This park is a nature refuge for herons and other birds, fiddler crabs, and as you get to the water, dolphins and manatees. Enjoy shelters for picnics and just being a quick ride from Gulf Boulevard and the serenity of the intercoastal waterway. Beach rentals line Gulf Boulevard and are easily accessible by electric bicycles in this area.
Indian Shores Nature Park:
When you are ready to head back to the beach, hop on your e bike and go northeast to this park. This small nature park is known for its scenic nature views of the mangroves that lead to the beach and ocean just off of Gulf Boulevard between 9th and 10th Avenue. Enjoy the trail, picnic areas, and fishing at the edge of the intracoastal. Nature lovers will see crabs, fish, oysters, turtles, and birds. It’s known as a quiet, relaxing spot that is a hidden gem in the area.
Walsingham Park South Entrance:
The south entrance of Walsingham Park on 102nd Avenue North takes you past the smaller, south side of the lake where you can access a bridge to get to the west side of the park and nature trail on your e bike. Enjoy multiple views of the lake and ride through forested woodlands as you admire scrub pine habitats, palmettos, cypress trees, cabbage palms, beauty berries, and oak trees. Florida’s state reptile, the gopher tortoise, resides here along with gators, blue jays, cardinals, and woodpeckers.
The Pinellas Trail – Clearwater to Belleair
As you pass residential areas, favorite neighborhood restaurants, and more, you’ll make your way to some of the most serene, country club environs where golfers, sun lovers, and those in need of some R&R come. Belleair’s charming mix of tropical beauty and luxury homes then lead to incredible restaurants and retail shops, boat ramps, and e bike routes that can take you to points throughout Pinellas County.
As one of the most popular piers, Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach offers something for everyone. From the 1,080-foot fishing pier and surrounding recreational park to nightly sunset celebrations with street performers and artisans, this family-friendly area is a prime e bike ride destination. Stop by the bait house for fishing supplies and souvenirs, and keep the kids happy at the big playground. Beautiful views, bird watching, and plenty of options for food and drink abound at this popular beach. Beach house rentals are also nearby, so you can zoom on with your electric bicycles to cap off a great day in Pinellas County.
Sand Key Park
What is the best beach bike ride in Pinellas County? Having your e bike adventure take you up and down some of the most relaxing beachfront parks and renowned beaches. This 95-acre park off of Gulf Boulevard has it all from picnic shelters to a playground to expansive white sand beaches. From salt marshes to artificial reefs, this park is home to herons, spoonbills, great horned owls, and sea turtles. Enjoy the boardwalk, nature trail, concession stand, cabanas and kayaks with views of both the Gulf of Mexico and Clearwater Pass.
As an oasis in the city of Largo, John S. Taylor Park is full of natural beauty with more than 156 acres and a 53-acre freshwater lake in the middle. Enjoy disc golf, a baseball field, a 1.8-mile nature trail, fishing, picnic and playground areas, and direct access to the Pinellas Trail. Nature lovers will appreciate all the wildlife and trees that call the park home, from alligators to birds, ducks, bass fish, and turtles. The park is known for being peaceful and easy to get around on by e bike, and the entrance on Eighth Avenue S.W. can lead you back to the beaches to the west or to the Pinellas Trail for a memorable bike ride throughout the north and south of Pinellas County.
Lake Seminole Park
This incredible nature park in the heart of the city of Seminole has it all. From a two-mile multi-use paved trail that you will enjoy on your e bike, to nature watching, picnic shelters and sports fields, this park is a great getaway from city life. As a designated wildlife sanctuary, you’ll spot all kinds of animals from alligators, bald eagles, hawks, tortoises, and beyond. The biking trail takes you through pine flatwoods, oaks, palms, and maples, and as you make your way to views of the big lake, you’ll see jetskiing, boating, water skiing, and fishing. Volleyball courts and a softball field are also available on a first-come, first-served basis. Stop at the benches and playground swings to relax a little with views of the lake and several ponds that are located throughout the park.
From the beautiful sands of Madeira Beach to John’s Pass Park, Village and Boardwalk, you’ll enjoy cruising on your e bike to this unique area. Park your electric bicycles and head up to the boardwalk where you’ll spot manatees and dolphins from above. Check out the rustic fishing village meets unique retail shopping and restaurants that call this area home. Find the mystique of this area that was discovered by pirate John Levique and Spaniard Joseph Silva in 1848 after a hurricane created this pass. From collecting treasures at the shops to seashells in the sand, you’ll find lots to do and can add on boat rentals, parasailing, and jet skiing adventures. Enjoy live entertainment and pop-up festivals throughout the year at this place locals and tourists equally celebrate.
As you make your way over the John’s Pass Bridge to Treasure Island, your e bike tour will take you to some of the best white sand beaches, pristine waters, and unique beach house rentals. Treasure Island got its name from a hotelier that buried wooden chests on the beach with treasure and gained acclaim from this stunt. With more than three miles of beaches, this area is great for swimming, snorkeling, shelling, and sunning. Just remember to do the stingray shuffle by shuffling your feet slowly through the sand in the water to warn stingrays of your presence when you see them. This beach is popular for flying kites, playing volleyball, and checking out the drum circle at sunset on Sundays. Electric bicycles will also enjoy the 1.9-mile paved Treasure Island Beach Trail here that runs parallel to the shoreline. Unique beach bistros, mid-century modern hotels and luxury resorts, and funky beach shops make this area distinct.
Dunedin Downtown Market
After the trailhead in downtown Dunedin, you’ll find this community market that is great for finding local crafts, foods, fresh flowers and produce, other merchants, and live music at this lively market in a park setting. This market is located in Pioneer Park at the corner of Main Street and Douglas Avenue in downtown Dunedin. Discover local treasures and great people visiting from all over at this unique e bike-friendly event. FYI, November through June this market is open Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. From June on, the market is open only on Saturdays.
The Pinellas Trail – Clearwater
As you make your way back on to the Pinellas Trail on your electric bicycles, you’ll notice a flurry of fun shops, breweries, restaurants, arcade, and more as you make your way from Dunedin to Clearwater. You’ll e bike over waterways and see epic Clearwater views, enjoy garden homes and mansions, ride past lots of residential areas and ultimately make your way to downtown Clearwater.
Downtown, Clearwater, FL
Downtown Clearwater is a mix of unique retail shops, art galleries, restaurants, and a revitalized entertainment district. From the Cleveland Street District and the stunning Clearwater Harbor and Marina to unique architecture and nearly two million visitors each year, this area has something for everyone. Coachman Park is home to renowned concerts and festivals throughout the year. Other public art activations and block parties happen here, and the city has many enhancements on the way for the downtown waterfront with its Imagine Clearwater Master Plan.
This gorgeous beach is located at the southern tip of Treasure Island. Enjoy stopping here with your e bike to truly feel like you are on island time. Sunset Beach has a unique vibe of tiki huts, colorful houses, beachfront bars, and a one-mile boardwalk that takes you over the dunes. The views of Blind Pass and the Gulf of Mexico are special here, and there is a playground and picnic area to enjoy.
The fun with your beach rentals continues as you head to this legendary hotel icon. Affectionately known as the “Pink Palace,” locals and tourists enjoy the wide beaches and amenities that the Don CeSar has to offer. Built in 1928, this hotel has been a beacon for celebrities, diplomats, and ultra-luxury, and is a history buff’s dream for how it has evolved over time. Live it up like Great Gatsby on this stretch of St. Pete Beach. Park your e bike for a while and choose from its incredible spa offerings, restaurants, and pools with lush landscaping. This hotel is an official historic landmark on the National Historic Register and the National Trust’s Historic Hotels of America, and its pink pastel color is protected by law to help boaters. Enjoy exploring this Mediterranean-style castle that resembles an opulent birthday cake on the sand. After you’re done exploring the seven miles of beaches here, take your e bike just a little down the beach for more rooftop restaurants, shops, and incredible views.
At the southernmost tip of St. Pete Beach, you’ll find this quiet and cozy gem of a beach. From the days of Native Americans to Spanish explorers and modern day fishermen, this area is known for its exceptional fishing waters. Ride your electric bicycles through this National Historic District and discover art galleries, charming restaurants, boutiques, and Old World Florida charm throughout Eighth Avenue. This area boasts old-school charm and great views of the gulf and the intracoastal channel. Enjoy the fishing pier, take an excursion out to the uninhabited barrier island Shell Key to dolphin watch, and pick from amazing beach rentals when you are ready to stay longer in paradise.
This gem of a beach is on the southwest side of Gulfport and known for its open recreation areas to play volleyball, get some sun, play bocce ball and horseshoes, and mix with the eclectic locals. The neighborhood is known for its funky vibe and old Florida charm, with colorful bungalows and shops just a quick ride on your e bike. Shore Boulevard and Beach Boulevard take you through the main historic downtown areas, and offer great views of Boca Ciega Bay. Be sure to check out the quirky art galleries, coffee shops, and beach house rentals. This area is known for its open-air markets, street festivals, art walks, and live entertainment. A 500-foot fishing pier, sculpture park, and ample places for picnics and fun at the playground abounds.
As the home of the Major League Baseball team the Tampa Bay Rays, The Trop as locals call it, is a domed stadium and the only year-round indoor MLB venue. Baseball fans can enjoy many games here and enjoy unique features such as the live cownose ray tank just behind the center field wall. Other big events, concerts and festivals take place inside when baseball is not in season. Plans are underway to redevelop The Trop, but in the meanwhile, there are many interactive, free experiences during game time. With a footprint of 86 acres, the field’s exterior is a great place to enjoy riding your electric bicycles by Booker Creek and connect to the Pinellas Trail for all points west.
As one of the west coast’s favorite state parks, Honeymoon Island is a nature lover’s paradise with four miles of beach, trails that wind through pine and mangrove forests, and opportunities for animal watching from eagles, owls, and osprey to gopher tortoises and armadillos. Explore the three-mile Osprey Trail on your electric bicycles and when you’re ready to cool off, enjoy the waters of the Gulf of Mexico from so many beautiful sides of this island beach. The park was created in 1921 due to a hurricane and visitors today can explore the other side of the channel by taking a ferry to the nearby Caladesi Islands. Swimming, shelling, biking, the nature center, playground area, and picnicking are a few favorites that will leave you in a blissful mood much like the park’s name. At around 7,000 years old, these barrier islands are a must-visit and there are two cafes for food and drinks as well as beach supplies and souvenirs.
As the road to and from the splendors of Honeymoon Island and the barrier islands, the Honeymoon Island Trail takes you to the Dunedin Causeway, a serene, coveted piece of nature. Adventurers flock to the causeway to enjoy watersports from jet skiing to boating and soaking in the best of nature and popular beaches. You’ll enjoy people and nature watching as the area is known for its relaxed surfer vibe, ample fishing opportunities, and scenic views every way you look on your e bike. As you make your way down Causeway Boulevard, there are ample opportunities to eat at some of this area’s most delicious seafood and beach vibe restaurants. As you pass the sights of boats from all over at Marker 1 Marina on Causeway Boulevard you’ll notice Dunedin’s e bike-friendly restaurants and delis that dot the landscape. Afterwards, make your way to the funky antique shops as you cross Bayshore Boulevard.
The Pinellas Trail – Palm Harbor / Dunedin
This unique ebike ride in Palm Harbor is known for being a fun, fully paved bike ride. Enjoy the sights and sounds as you ride and join fellow bikers, rollerbladers, skateboarders, joggers, walkers, and beyond on this popular Pinellas County bike trail. Our electric bicycles will make the Pinellas Trail even more of a breeze and you’ll enjoy different vantage points if you take the entire 12 mile trail. Expect to stop at some intersections and you’ll also want to enjoy the mural art, unique plants along the way especially in the blooming season when everything is so fragrant, and discover the area’s retail shops and cafes that beacon you to enjoy this area a little while longer if you have the time.
Fort DeSoto Park
From the Pinellas Bayway, head toward State Highway 679 and see incredible water views every way you look as you head to the isle of Tierra Verde. You can stock up on food and drinks once you are on Tierra Verde before you make it to this secluded park. This park is a world on its own, with natural beauty and a frequently named top national beach to get some serious R&R. Bird life, sea life, and plants abound in this largest park in Pinellas County. Your beach bike rentals will come in seriously handy here as the park’s 1,136 acres consist of five interconnected islands that you’ll want to explore. Three miles of white sand beaches, seven miles of waterfront views, and a seven-mile paved multipurpose trail connect the beaches and boat ramp. Other trails take you to picnic areas, the historic fort, and interpretive trails, including those from Native American times and their shell mounds. As a National Register of Historic Places attraction, the area is full of history from Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto’s time in the area to Robert E. Lee and the Civil War blockade to other conquests through the Spanish American War, WWII and hurricanes that mark its past. The fort and remains of the battery, mortars, and rifles signify the evolution of modern weaponry. Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge can be seen to the south, and accessed by ferry as well as Shell Key, and fishing opportunities are ample on both the gulf and bay side of the park. The park and beaches have won every national accolade and it’s one of the best family beaches for lagoon-like tidepools and natural sandbars for exploring.
Fort DeSoto North Pier
The north pier and beach are by far the most popular area in the park, located at the northern tip. Picnic shelters, a food concession stand and gift shop make this part attractive for gatherings and finding treasures to commemorate your e bike ride to this southernmost point of Pinellas County. A portion of the North Beach is a sanctuary for shorebirds and off limits. Fishing opportunities abound in marked areas and it’s not uncommon to see sharks and dolphins enjoying the Gulf waters. The biking trails connect the north and east sections of the park. Playground equipment, cabana rentals, and the popular Arrowhead trail can be accessed from this part of the park.
St. Pete Pier
The redeveloped St. Pete Pier is the city’s new crown jewel and a must to enjoy on your electric bicycles. This stunning piece of modern architecture and promenade launched in 2020 and has become an instant favorite. On 26 spacious acres, this area combines the best of city views and peaceful waters of Tampa Bay. Activities abound with a funky vendor marketplace, stunning public art sculptures and installations, waterfront bistros, and incredible open-air rooftop views from the top. A marina, fishing deck, park, splash pads, Spa Beach, and the St. Pete Museum of History keep all ages happy. As a bonus, the onsite Discovery Center educates visitors about the area’s ecosystem and efforts to protect the Tampa Bay estuary. The Pier has many eco-friendly areas to admire and get educated on from the Bioswale and picnic area to the Coastal Thicket where you can e bike through native Florida trees, plants, and shrubs. There are plenty of places for shade and photo opps, and you are just a quick bike ride away from some of the best beach house rentals and legendary hotels in this area.