The Barrier Islands are known for their white, soft sand that covers the entire beach. The weather is usually nice, and when the hot summer comes around the ocean water turns to a beautiful turquoise color. Most tourists enjoy walking on the beach, which turns into shell collecting. Clearwater Beach, Sand Key, Indian Rocks, Redington, Madeira, Treasure Island and St Pete Beach all receive tourism traffic. Honeymoon Island State Park is one of the most famous of the barrier islands. There is a lot of sight seeing, and beautiful beaches. Although Clear Water Island is best known for shell finding, and long beach walks.
As you can see in the picture above, these island can be very beautiful. No wonder they attract so many tourists. The barrier islands are made for nature lovers. When tourists go to the Barrier Islands they like to go on hikes, take a dip in the natural hot pools in Kaitoke Hot Springs, go snorkeling, and discover the islands native wildlife.