Safety Harbor, Florida
The town of Safety Harbor is located on the shores of Tampa Bay and has easy access to Tampa and the Gulf Coast beaches. With a quaint but active downtown, Safety Harbor is a perfect community to raise a family in. Offering an Old Florida feel, Safety Harbor was settled in 1823 and incorporated in 1917. The community has great schools and many fun festivals.
As you stroll down Main Street in downtown Safety Harbor, you can take in unique local restaurants and bars, art galleries, antique shops and many other small stores to explore. As you get to the water, you can walk out onto the pier on at Safety Harbor Marina Park. The pier offers great fishing along with beautiful sunsets and sunrises. Downtown Safety Harbor also has several fun festivals in the fall/winter. These include Harbor Sounds (a music festival) and the annual Wine Festival. Plus, on every third Friday there is a lively music festival with many local vendors set up.
If you enjoy getting outside, Safety Harbor is the town for you! Philippe Park runs along the shore of Tampa Bay and offers a winding walking trail along the water. The park offers great fishing, running, biking or just lounging under a tree for a picnic. In addition, there is a large ceremonial mound from an ancient Indian settlement in the park. For the more active, the Ream Wilson Trail winds through the community and is excellent for exercising. Safety Harbor also hosts The Best Damn Race, which is a 5k, 10k and half marathon! If you are into boating, the Safety Harbor Marina is easily accessible and is home to many boats, including numerous sailboats. For the kids, there are ample playgrounds in addition to Safety Harbor Little League, which boasts outstanding fields.
Safety Harbor has many different, unique neighborhoods and is a highly sought after community. If you have any questions about Safety Harbor, please send me an email or give me a call! I can set you up on a hassle-free automated search for properties. Then, when you come to town I can set up showings for your preferred ones.