Located west of Tampa, Clearwater is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area – one that offers visitors a cornucopia of vacation opportunities. In Clearwater, you can enjoy Sunsets at Pier 60, a nightly festival featuring music, crafts and street performers. The city also hosts the annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday. And don’t miss the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, the home of Winter, star of the movie Dolphin Tale. Inspiring people around the world, Winter is a symbol of courage, perseverance and hope – and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium is the only place where you can see her. The aquarium also offers three animal interaction programs, dolphin photo opportunities and stingray feedings.