With close to 80,000 people calling it home, Largo is the third biggest city in Pinellas County. It is centrally located in the county, making it a good base should you want to explore the county on a charter bus in Largo, Florida.
However, you can also get on a charter bus in Largo, Florida and do the following in the city:
1. Take the kids to Largo Central Railroad. You and your kids can ride the miniature railroad and go around Largo Central Park, one of the city's most popular spot. There are three trains to choose from: a 1960s CSX MP15AC freight engine, a Seaboard freight engine, and a 1920s Amtrak F40Ph passenger train.
2. See the beauty of the Florida Botanical Gardens. The Florida Botanical Gardens is a very beautiful place, with a wealth of flora, fauna and other natural features. Learn how to maintain a garden using environmentally friendly techniques. This is a great way to relax while also learning about Florida's plant life as well as about exotic plants.
3. Go on the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail. You can access the Pinellas Trail from the city. The linear trail extends from Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg. Everyone can have fun on this multi-purpose trail that is ideal for jogging, walking, running, biking and skating.
4. Visit the Armed Forces History Museum. The Armed Forces History Museum has 50,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space. The indoor and outdoor exhibits include memorabilia such as operational and restored tanks, jeeps, armor and halftracks. You can also find the Supersonic Jet Bell X1 here, which broke the sound barrier. Aside from these, you can also find a US Navy Deck, a D-Day Landing exhibit, a French Village, a German farmstead, an exhibit on the Korean War Inchon Landing, and other similar exhibits.
Aside from these, there are a handful of other attractions that you can go to:
Parks. There are more than 400 acres of total park space in the city, and these include a wide range of park lands, nature parks, athletic complexes, neighborhood parks and the city's Central Park. City parks include Bayhead Action Park, Bonner Nature Park, Lake Villa Park, Largo Central Park, Dog Bone Run, McGough Nature Park, Northeast Park & Paw Place, Woodrow Avenue Park, and Highland Complex Park. Then you have the Highland Recreation Complex, Southwest Recreation Complex, and the Largo Cultural Center. Then you can beat the heat at the Highland Family Aquatic Center or the Southwest Pool.
Shopping. Largo Mall has some of the most popular national retailers, including Beall's, Albertson's, Bed Bath and Beyond, Michael's and Target, among 70 other shops. It also has dining establishments and cinemas under its wing. You can also go to Pinellas Shopping Center. If you like antiques, check out Marcotte's Architectural Salvage or Couture'd.
Dining. If you get hungry, there are a lot of wonderful restaurants here that you can go to. Some of the best and highly recommended are Tia's Authentic Latin Food, German Bistro, Gulf Coast Po Boys, Salt N Pepper Bistro, and Cafe Ponte.