Gulfport, Florida

Votes



2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

18 Votes - "Best For Food"
4 Votes - "Friendliest"
2 Votes - "Most Fun"
1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"

Description

Gulfport, FL is a small beach community full of parks, piers, culture, and delicious dining. The colorful town is buzzing with activity from Fresh Markets every Tuesday showcasing fresh produce, breads, seafood, and condiments to Art Walks the first Friday and third Saturday of every month featuring musicians, artists, and food vendors.

Gulfport celebrates several annual festivals including Get Rescued supporting pet rescues in February, SpringFest highlighting local artists in March, a 4th of July parade, and a Labor Day street fair called Gecko Fest.

Visitors can mosey through the Clam Bayou Nature Preserve, take in the view from Williams Pier, or explore the historic Waterfront District’s varied shops and restaurants. Reviewers rave about Isabelle’s, O’Maddy’s, Tangelo’s and Neptune Grill to name a few.

Locals enjoy recreation at Skyway Fishing Pier and Egmont Key State Parks, let loose at the local Casino, and celebrate the arts in galleries along Beach Blvd. Be sure to visit the All Veterans Memorial Park, which pays tribute to veterans from each branch of the military.

Has some of the best restaurants in the U.S.
Reviewed by vtrains
on September 17, 2012
Gulfport is soo friendly and is THE place to eat, and have fun near St. Petersburg, FL. Formal dining? Music and brew? Outside dining? Water front view? All available in Gulfport! You will especially enjoy the 1st Friday and 3rd Saturday of each month when artists/vendors set up booths to share their talents and enhance your visit.
Reviewed by barbpurt
on September 17, 2012
Gulfport, Florida is absolutely beautiful! It is a very friendly little town with the best restaurants around. It is located on Boca Ciega Bay just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico.
Reviewed by tandan11
on September 17, 2012
good time all around
Reviewed by bulsak
on September 17, 2012
Gulfport, Florida is a five star place to visit, play, and eat. Whether it be at Stella's for Breakfast, Tangelo's for Lunch or the Village Pub for an evening dinner by the beach this is the place for best food. Add a little homestyle flavor plus a pinch of festivals and awhole lotta lovin, this community offers the best food around. The only thing that is missing...is....you!
Reviewed by KozyJeff
on September 17, 2012
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