Hidden Treasures in Clearwater

Hidden Treasures in ClearwaterHundreds of years ago pirates sailed off the shores of what is now Florida in search of treasure. Funny how not much has changed in all that time, as many visitors to Clearwater venture out to discover and experience the many treasures that this beautiful part of the world offers. The most obvious treasures are the climate, the beaches and the sunshine are all readily available. But there is a whole other group of things that, while they may not be as easy to find, they truly qualify as some of Clearwater's best hidden treasures that are well worth finding.

Grielen's Green Gables Bed and Breakfast
It really doesn't matter if you are in Clearwater visiting or you live here and want to plan an unforgettable retreat from the everyday grind. Whatever your situation, you can relax and get away from it all when you book your stay at Grielen's Green Gables Bed and Breakfast. This charming little hideaway is Clearwater's only bed and breakfast and the owners work hard to maintain its unparallelled level of excellence. The structure was a Florida Grove house over 100 years ago, but its quaint interior and overall elegant beauty, along with the excellent breakfast and other comforts, make this a true modern day treasure worth discovering.

Address: 1040 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater, FL 33755 - MAP
Phone: (727) 744-0279

The Wicker Shack
The art of wicker dates back hundreds of years, and that alone is an impressive testament to its durability. Fortunately, the art of making various items in wicker has evolved quite stylishly, and you can see many of the products of that evolution when you visit The Wicker Shack. The store features chairs, planters, tables, and various other items that have all been masterfully crafted into one-of-a-kind items that will make a truly unique addition to your home.

Address: 1758 Missouri Ave, Clearwater, FL 33756 - MAP
Phone: (727) 449-0981

Nature's Food Patch Market and Cafe
In an age where lots of people are going green to help the environment, why not go green to help your body stay healthy? Do just that when you shop at Nature's Food Patch Market and Cafe. The store has been offering quality organic and natural products since 1987. Recently remodeled, you are sure to find exactly what you're looking for and more within the store's impressive 22,000-square-feet. Nature's Food Patch boasts a large selection of organic produce, bulk foods, natural whole foods groceries, specialty wines and beers, natural meat and seafood, and herbs and spices. You'll also find a generous selection of vitamins, pet supplies, natural body care and aromatherapy and unique housewares, too. Plus, don't forget to stop into the popular Patch Cafe for a delicious and healthy treat.

Address: 1225 Cleveland Street, Clearwater, FL 33755 - MAP
Phone: (727) 443-6703
Web: www.naturesfoodpatch.com

Blue Moon Books, Music and Antiques
Taking it's name from the idea that you'll only find that rare item once in a blue moon, Blue Moon Books, Music and Antiques offers plenty of great items to discover no matter what color the moon might be tonight. This incredible store not only specializes in vintage and rare books on art and American history but also offers plenty of other great discoveries, too. These include an impressive selection of vintage vinyl LPs, used CDs, various antique and collectible items, art prints and maps.

Address: 1413 Cleveland Street, Clearwater, FL 33755 - MAP
Phone: (727) 443-7444