Local Activities

Things To Do

Island Bike n’ Beach (333 Park Avenue) Call (941) 964-0711 for information on paddleboard, bike, kayak, and golf cart rentals.

Gasparilla Inn Adventures (located at the Beach Club) Guests of the Inn can call (941) 964-4625 for paddleboard, bike, kayak, and golf cart rentals.

Boca Boats (5800 Gasparilla Road) For boat charters: (888) 416-2628

Fugate’s (428 4th Street) The local department store has been on island since 1916 and sells a variety of souvenirs along with an extensive selection of beachwear brands.

Lighthouse- (880 Belcher Road) Located at the southernmost tip of the island, the lighthouse has a beautiful view and beautiful shoreline to walk along.


The Outlet at the Innlet (1251 12th Street) offers delicious breakfast essentials like pancakes, omelets, and great muffins.

The Bakery (380 E Railroad Ave) has pastries, sandwiches, and coffee and espresso selections.

Lunch and Dinner
Temptation Restaurant (350 Park Avenue) boasts an amazing selection of fresh seafood and steaks. Local favorites include the grouper fingers, almandine fish specials, and the strawberry balsamic salad.

South Beach (777 Gulf Boulevard) is located on the beach with the best view in town. Great selection of seafood dishes and the coconut-crusted chicken is one of the best non-seafood dishes around!

The Pink Elephant (584 E 5th Street) has a main dining rooms upstairs and a more casual pub area and outside patio downstairs. Note: To dine upstairs, we’d recommend a reservation and remind you that the Gasparilla Inn dress code is required.

Eagle Grille and Miller's Dockside at Miller's Marina (220 Harbor Drive) has a dining area upstairs in Eagle Grille with water views and Dockside is a more casual pub and grill with indoor and outdoor dockside dining.

Loose Caboose (433 4th Street West) is located in an old railroad station, and serves American favs (burgers, fries) with local dishes (fried green tomatoes, grouper fingers). The homemade ice cream is the best part!
Leah Bisch