Here Are the Top 3 Things to Do at John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk

download our free vacation guide (2)Spend a fun and lovely day during your Florida vacation at John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk! This quaint fishing village has everything you need for your family getaway: delicious food, unique shops, and fun water activities! Start planning your trip today and makes memories with the ones you love at John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk!

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Spend the Day Discovering John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk


John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk is an absolute must-see during your stay at the Historic Peninsula Inn. Reconnect with your family in this fun and exciting fishing village and spend the best day ever! There are many things you can do and see at John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk, and here is are the top three ones:



Over one hundred merchants pave this 1,100-foot wooden boardwalk, making John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk a prime shopping destination! Hit the stores and find unique and original gifts for your friends and family back home. Find handmade soaps, apparel, souvenirs, treats, accessories, and so much more! It’s a good way to enjoy the sunny weather. Stroll along the shops with an ice-cream in hand and let your worries fly away with the ocean breeze!


Go on a Water Adventure

For adventure seekers, John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk offers a variety of water activities you don’t want to miss:


  • Dolphin watching tours: the world-famous dolphin experience is a local favorite. See manatees and dolphins swimming right up to the boat as you sail along Boca Ciega Bay. You might even see some surfing the waves! This activity is perfect if you have little children, we guarantee they will love it!


  • Fishing Charters: Board one of Lady Godiva’s fishing charters and go on a memorable fishing adventure! They offer a variety of packages, from full day experiences to half day getaways. Fish some Amberjacks, king fish, Mahi-Mahi, and come back to the dock with your bag full!


Tip: You can also rent paddle boards to discover the bay and the natural parks along the shore!



The restaurants at John’s Pass Village and boardwalk offer some of the freshest seafood you’ve ever tasted! Located right on the ocean, they feature fresh-of-the-day products. Try delicious food at Walt’z Fish Shak or head over to the Friendly Fisherman and order their famous seafood medley! Find out more about John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk restaurants on their website.


Stay at the Historic Peninsula Inn

John's Pass Village and BoardwalkAfter spending a fun day at John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk, come back to a cozy home at the Historic Peninsula Inn. Our accommodations are ideal for couples, but families too! Relax in an authentic Floridian atmosphere and enjoy all the modern comfort of our amenities. We also are pet-friendly, so bring your furry friend as well!


Book the Casablanca for your family and enjoy some quality time in this two-bedroom suite The main bedroom is perfect for you and your significant other, with exotic decorations and a soft queen-size bed. Your children will love the two twin-bed adjacent room and the view of the garden it offers! Wake up the next day to a delicious homemade breakfast and get ready for your next Gulfport adventure!

Book your stay today at the Historic Peninsula Inn! We look forward to hosting you.