23 very outdoor, very solitary, things to do in the Tampa Bay area

If you're tired of sitting inside all day but just don't like being around other people, Tampa Bay has some options for you. From hiking to kayaking to walking through a cemetery, here are a few very solitary activities. 

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Bike or walk through a downtown St. Pete mural tour
719 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, (813) 274-8615, Click here for more info  
Florida CraftArt offers both walking and biking mural tours throughout downtown St. Pete. Walking tours take place Saturday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m. while biking tours are offered every first Saturday of the month. 
Photo via St. Pete mural tours/Website

Bike or walk through a downtown St. Pete mural tour

719 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, (813) 274-8615, Click here for more info
Florida CraftArt offers both walking and biking mural tours throughout downtown St. Pete. Walking tours take place Saturday mornings from 10 to 11:30 a.m. while biking tours are offered every first Saturday of the month.

Photo via St. Pete mural tours/Website
Explore Sawgrass Lake
7400 25th St. N., St. Petersburg, (727) 217-7256,  Click here for more info  
One of the largest maple parks on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Sawgrass Lake Park boardwalk and dirt trail are perfect spots for birdwatching and gator spotting, and it's only about 10 minutes from downtown St. Pete. 
Photo via Colin Wolf

Explore Sawgrass Lake

7400 25th St. N., St. Petersburg, (727) 217-7256, Click here for more info
One of the largest maple parks on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Sawgrass Lake Park boardwalk and dirt trail are perfect spots for birdwatching and gator spotting, and it's only about 10 minutes from downtown St. Pete.

Photo via Colin Wolf
Honeymoon Island
1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin, (727) 241-6106, Click here for more info  
Whether you want to search for seashells along the shore, relax on the sand or take to one of the park’s nature trails or bid observation areas, Honeymoon Island offers several outdoor options, as well as a gift shop and snack bar. 
Photo via Honeymoon Island/Facebook

Honeymoon Island

1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin, (727) 241-6106, Click here for more info
Whether you want to search for seashells along the shore, relax on the sand or take to one of the park’s nature trails or bid observation areas, Honeymoon Island offers several outdoor options, as well as a gift shop and snack bar.

Photo via Honeymoon Island/Facebook
Hike through Lettuce Lake’s boardwalk
6920 E. Fletcher Ave., Tampa,  (813) 987-6204, Click here for more info  
For a $2 entry and $25 kayak or canoe rental, you can make your way through Lettuce Lake or stay dry and search for gators from the boardwalk.
Photo via Hillsborough County/Website

Hike through Lettuce Lake’s boardwalk

6920 E. Fletcher Ave., Tampa, (813) 987-6204, Click here for more info
For a $2 entry and $25 kayak or canoe rental, you can make your way through Lettuce Lake or stay dry and search for gators from the boardwalk.

Photo via Hillsborough County/Website
Sip your way through Strongtower Vineyard and Winery
17810 Forge Dr., Spring Hill, (352) 799-7612, Click here for more info  
At Spring Hill’s Strongtower Vineyard and Winery, guests can try a variety of wines in the winery’s tasting room or stroll through the vineyard. 
Photo via Strongtower Vineyard and Winery/Facebook

Sip your way through Strongtower Vineyard and Winery

17810 Forge Dr., Spring Hill, (352) 799-7612, Click here for more info
At Spring Hill’s Strongtower Vineyard and Winery, guests can try a variety of wines in the winery’s tasting room or stroll through the vineyard.

Photo via Strongtower Vineyard and Winery/Facebook

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