28th Annual RAPID Technical Conference & Vendor Exhibit (21021-0644)
Area Information & Directions from Tampa International Airport
  • From the Airport take the ramp FL-60 W/W Courtney Campbell Causeway 
  • Keep right at the fork towards FL-60W/W Courtney Campbell Causeway toward Clearwater
  • Take the next fork left onto W Courtney Campbell Causeway/FL-60 W toward Clearwater. Continue to follow FL-60 W
  • Continue on Courtney Campbell Causeway/FL-60 for 16 miles
  • Continue straight onto Pierce Blvd.
  • Continue onto Clearwater Memorial Causeway
  • At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Causeway Blvd/County Rd-669/FL-699
  • Continue on Gulf Blvd
  • The Sheraton will be on the right hand side

For printable directions click here 


Of course you can always stay at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort and lounge by the pool, or take a swim in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. But if you're looking for something else to do, here are a few places you may want to check out.

  • John's Pass Village over one hundred merchants inhabit the Village with unique retail shopping, a variety of restaurants, the local fishing fleet, cruise lines, boat rentals, parasailing and jet skiing.
  • Explore nature at the adjacent Sand Key Park and Preserve. This park offers great shelling, safe swimming and a children's playground.
  • Dolphin Encounter Cruises lets you see these beautiful animals in their natural habitat aboard a double-deck high-speed catamaran.
  • Visit Busch Gardens in Tampa for an all day adventure! Take a safari, ride a thrilling roller coaster, or explore the jungle where you can come face-to-face with tigers, orangutans and more!
  • Or visit the Busch water park, Adventure Island.
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium - meet Winter the Dolphin.

For a list of things to do in Clearwater, click here.