Safety Harbor, Florida

The Location

Safety Harbor is located in Pinellas County, Florida, on the west shore of Tampa Bay. It is home to nearly 17,000 residents. Safety Harbor's tree-lined streets and quiet, small town feel set it apart from nearby cities in Pinellas County and hustle and bustle of Tampa. Its main street area is home to a number of local small and mid-sized businesses.

Safety Harbor is conveniently located less than 30 minutes from the Tampa International Airport.

Arts and Entertainment

Safety Harbor's charming downtown features the historic Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, which is home to the Espiritu Santo Springs, once believed to be the Fountain of Youth. While downtown, enjoy the Safety Harbor Marina and Pier, which has excellent views of Old Tampa Bay. Cast a line at the Safety Harbor Fishing Pier, go for a stroll along Bayshore Linear Park, explore local boutiques and restaurants, or relax with a picnic in Philippe Park.

People of all ages can enjoy tennis, baseball, softball, skate boarding, basketball, nature trails and dog walking in the area's many parks and playgrounds.

Safety Harbor hosts a number of community and family events each year, including a weekly farmers' market, Safety Harbor Boat Show, 3rd Friday Music Series, Beer & Burger Throwdown, March for Babies, Paddle for Kids, Fourth of July Celebration, Truck N Play Day, Kiwanis Arts and Crafts, Holiday Parade, and more.

Education

Safety Harbor is served by one public elementary school, one public middle school and a public high school in nearby Clearwater.

The surrounding Tampa area is home to several institutions of higher education, including the University of South Florida, the University of Tampa, Hillsborough Community college, Southern Technical College, Jersey College, Eckerd College and St. Petersburg College.

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