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Ways to Enjoy Tampa Bay’s Walkability

-Ways to Enjoy Tampa Bay’s Walkability-

As far as buzz words go in real estate, Tampa Bay’s walkability is the talk of the town.  Many of our most walkable districts are thriving. Plus, we have a milelong list of adventure trails, shorelines, walking paths, and sidewalks interconnecting multiple communities.

From retired Boomers to Gen Z, people of all ages are adding walkability to their search criteria for new homes. Florida offers great communities with everything you need to live, work, walk, and play. Here are some of the walkable ways locals enjoy the Tampa Bay area.

Enjoy a Car-Free Lifestyle on Florida’s Gulf Coast

In certain sections of town – and all along Florida’s Gulf Coast – you might enjoy the perks of a car-free lifestyle. Yes, you can find houses, condominiums, and town homes within walking distance to everything from shopping to dining and entertainment. This is a great way to save money than to cut out the expenses of Florida car insurance, repairs, and maintenance.

In terms of walkability, some of the most popular places include downtown St. Pete, SOHO, Hyde Park, and Channelside. As for the amenities, you can find stores, restaurants, cafes, and easy access to public transit, such as buses and trolleys.

Also, there are senior communities and 55+ communities with nearby shopping, amenities, entertainment, and transportation services included for a car-free lifestyle.

Walking Around Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco

If you love walking around scenic places – Tampa Bay is your paradise. Take your pick of sandy beaches, lively river walks, adventurous nature trails, and waterfront walkways.

Yes, whether walking for exercise or taking a stroll to a new restaurant, you will not be disappointed with the scenic views around our region. In addition to the beaches, a few of our favorite places with walkability include:

  • Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail: Walk, run, bike, or stroll to explore an array of interest-points spanning St. Petersburg, Dunedin, Clearwater, Tarpon Springs, and other coastal communities.
  • Riverwalk along Hillsborough River: Explore all downtown Tampa has to offer on this glistening walkway for pedestrians, entertainment-seekers, and exercise enthusiasts alike.
  • Bayshore Boulevard: No doubt, this 5-mile South Tampa sidewalk is the picture-perfect place for walking, running, or rollerblading along Hillsborough Bay.
  • Tampa’s Al Lopez Park: Uniquely, this park has a “Story Walk” with 18 stops along a path to promote children’s literacy. Each stop features English, Spanish, and audio children’s stories.

As full-service real estate professionals, we would be happy to help you buy and sell homes in communities across Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties. Contact us at 813-294-5786 today.