A barrier island that is part of the resort town of Clearwater Beach on the Florida Gulf Coast, Sand Key is a barrier island where you will find Sand Key Park. The park has excellent accommodations for fishing and picnics, and a spacious amount of parking lots. There is also a nature trail here, and beach for swimmers and sun worshipers.
There are concession stands on the beach where you can get food and drink, but do be aware though that the park close at dark. The residents here live in the Island Estates Community. This is a beautiful place to live, and some college students arrive in the spring for break from college, and snowbirds are seen here frequently during the spring and winter months.