Travel + Leisure Puts Area on “Ultimate Summer Vacation” Shortlist

ST. PETE/CLEARWATER (May 26, 2016) - Affirming the area's growing reputation as a top international destination, Travel + Leisure listed St. Pete/Clearwater as one of its top Five U.S. Summer Trip Ideas---in the company of New York City, the Pacific Coast Highway, Alaska and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

To kickoff the busy Memorial Day weekend, T+L highlighted five destinations for the "ultimate American summer vacation." St. Pete/Clearwater filled the "Beach Getaway" category with T+L describing Clearwater Beach as "one of the most desirable summer getaways" and "...with an abundance of arts, food and culture, St. Pete has got it all."