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Clearwater, FL Local Guide

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Clearwater FL
Nestled between Tampa and the Gulf of Mexico, Clearwater is a Florida paradise. Clearwater is a town with a strong military tradition. In WW II, it was the home to a significant training facility for troops that were ultimately deployed in the European and Pacific theaters. With an excellent climate and excellent educational options, its no wonder that so many students find themselves moving to Clearwater each year.

Clearwater is home to several colleges. The Clearwater Christian College, St. Petersburg College, Everest College, and Sunstate Academy are all found in the small city. Finding an apartment close to school can be tricky, but with a few tips you should be able to find a great place that provides you with a short and convenient commute to school.

Finding a Clearwater Apartment

When to search

Finding an apartment in Clearwater isn't too bad at any time of year. The apartment vacancy rate is close to double the national average, so you should have good luck year round.

Staying in the know

Getting an apartment in Clearwater is about presenting a strong application to your landlords. If you show up with a clear, professional looking application package in hand, they're going to be a lot more likely to take you seriously. Providing additional documents like a proof of enrolment or a resume is a good way to further your case.


Life in Clearwater

Transportation

Getting around Clearwater itself is fairly straightforward. If you want to explore some of the other local communities along the coast, hop on the Suncoast Beach Trolley to take in more of sun-soaked Florida. You can also use it to get across Clearwater itself in a hurry. The fantastic weather year-round makes cycling and walking as attractive as they are affordable.

Where to play

If you want to enjoy what the city of Clearwater has to offer, head down the Cleveland Street District. This happening part of town offers the best shopping, dining and entertainment in the city. However, if you're looking to enjoy Clearwater without spending a dime, all you have to do is walk down to one of the most pristine beaches in the world.

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