Updated: Feb 15, 2022
Dunedin, Florida, is located on the Gulf Coast and one of the oldest towns on the west coast. From the very first visit to Dunedin, I knew It was special.
If you asked a dozen people what they love most about Dunedin, you could easily get a dozen different answers. Craft beer lovers might say that it's the more than half a dozen craft breweries, like Cueni Brewing, beach lovers and sun worshipers might suggest its the renowned beaches, Caladesi and Honeymoon Islands. Fun fact - Honeymoon Island has been deemed the number one state park in Florida.
As I've gotten to know and love Dunedin, I believe It's the people that make Dunedin special. The small business owners and residents are fun, quirky and full of love and life for a town they genuinely enjoy being a part of. They are the very definition of what community is.
Dunedin is taken from Scottish Gaelic Dùn Èideann, the Scottish Gaelic for Edinburgh.
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Medal winning craft brewery with a focus on English Ales and Belgians. You can find them right off the Pinellas Trail.
945 Huntley Ave.
Dunedin, FL. 34698
Roxie K. Boutique
Located in the beautiful Marina District and Roxie K. curates the most exclusive brands along with handmade jewelry.
Dunedin Bike Tours
Great way to see the sights in Dunedin & Tarpon Springs and more fun than you should be allowed to have on a bike. I promise!
Iberian Import Co.
Eco friendly, natural cork products and handmade pottery from Portugal and Spain.
966 Douglas Ave. Ste. 103
Dunedin, Florida 34689
A cozy coffee house with seasonal pastries from a retired firefighter who saw and was part of the 9/11 cleanup. Perk - Pun intended, they have an airbnb above the coffee shop.
Things to do in Dunedin
The park is open from 8 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year
Dunedin FL 34698
For more information on experiences & amenities check out the Florida State Parks website
You can catch the Caladesi Connection ferry at Honeymoon Island State Park for entrance onto Caladesi Island.
The Caladesi Connection ferry travels to Caladesi Island State Park for a four-hour stay.
8 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year
#1 Causeway Blvd.
Dunedin FL 34698
Honeymoon Island has more than four miles of beach along with a three-mile trail through one of the last remaining virgin slash pine forests.
Rotary Centennial Nature Center helps educate visitors about the park’s history and natural resources.
Swimming, fishing, shelling, hiking and bicycling are some of the popular activities.
The park is also the ferry terminal for access to Caladesi Island.
For information on amenities go to
Dunedin History Museum
349 Main Street
Dunedin, Florida 34698
The Dunedin Museum contains approximately 2,000 artifacts, 2,500 photographs and a library containing 200 volumes of local and Florida history.
Go to their website, dunedinmuseum.org for hours and information.
500 Douglas Avenue
Dunedin, Florida 34698
Naslemm is an educational memorial museum honoring those who serve, or have served, in the U.S. Armed Forces, or in Federal - State - and Local law enforcement Hundreds of arms and artifacts are on display from the flintlocks of the Revolutionary War to the weapons of current time.
Where To Stay in Dunedin
* Dunedin is home to more than a dozen parks.
Go to dunedingov.com for a complete list, hours and amenities.
* Dunedin was the first home of the prestigious PGA (Professional Golfers Association).
* The first radio signals from Pinellas County were sent from Dunedin.
* The oldest continuous garden club on Florida's west coast is the Dunedin Garden Club.
* The Pinellas Trail runs from Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg. it's 45 miles long and runs through the heart of downtown Dunedin.
* Since 1977, Dunedin has been home to the Toronto Blue Jays spring training.
Distance from Dunedin to other destinations include: Clearwater Beach - 7.6 miles Orlando - 107.6 miles
Palm Harbor - 4.7 miles Safety Harbor - 6.41miles
St. Petersburg - 22.8 miles
Tampa - 23.4 miles Tarpon Springs - 10.2 miles
I know you'll enjoy Dunedin as much as I do!
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