They called it “Safety Harbor” because the ships would seek safety in Old Tampa Bay from the storms and the pirates!
Safety Harbor is located in Pinellas County, Florida. Pinellas County is the most popular tourist destination on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico, with millions of visitors making this area their destination of choice each year. It is easily accessible to entire Tampa Bay Area and it’s many attractions.
Safety Harbor is a relatively small city, with about 17,000 full-time residents. This quaint city has a small town appeal although it is right next to some of the most heavily traveled areas in Florida.
Safety Harbor is close to everything – including two major airports. Travelers can choose to use Tampa International Airport or the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. Walt Disney World and the Orlando International Airport are only 2 hours away by vehicle.