New Port Richey

A scenic beach view from a covered pavilion. Palm trees line the shore, with picnic tables scattered on the sand

Welcome to New Port Richey

A small town with an active community and beautiful natural areas for boating and hiking
New Port Richey, Florida, is a coastal city an hour northwest of downtown Tampa. The small community has elegant waterfront neighborhoods and access to the Gulf of Mexico and the Pithlachascotee River. New Port Richey has excellent recreational areas, including a community center, parks, and wilderness preserves. The Trinity area of New Port Richey is popular with beautiful homes and excellent schools near Tarpon Springs in Pinellas County.  
One of the biggest draws of New Port Richey is the charming housing options available. There are historic homes with unique architectural styles, modern waterfront condos, and everything in between to support an upscale lifestyle. Its prime location in the Tampa Bay Metro area also makes it ideal for commuters to live and work while enjoying a slower pace with less traffic and dense waterfront living.

What to Love

  • Near major cities like Tampa, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg
  • Gulf and river access for water activities like boating and fishing
  • Natural areas with wildlife and hiking trails
  • Upscale housing with private amenities

Local Lifestyle

New Port Richey boasts a relaxed and laid-back beach lifestyle. Combining small-town charm with modern amenities, this coastal city offers residents a unique living experience. Whether going for a walk on the beach, enjoying a picnic in one of the city’s many parks, or exploring the nearby wilderness preserves, residents can stay active and enjoy the tropical climate.
Another added attraction of living in this vibrant community is the several restaurants and shops that dot the walkable downtown area, which provides a perfect place to socialize with friends and family.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Craft Street is a friendly space to meet locals and enjoy fresh food. The restaurant serves southern comfort food with popular dishes like a roast with creole gravy and pimento cheese, a beef patty with pastrami jalapeno kraut and cheese, and marinated flank steak with pineapple soy glaze. Bonefish Grill serves brunch, lunch, and dinner, with family bundle meals, gluten-free dishes, and fun social hour small bites and drinks.
Thai Samurai Restaurant is an upscale sushi and Thai restaurant with prime seating at the bar to watch food preparations. The vast menu has options for fish, noodles, rice, and curry dishes, and Thai specials like ginger duck, teriyaki salmon, and siam pad thai. Zim Zari is a California grill with a surf-themed dining space and delicious dishes like tacos and drinks.

Things to Do

Fox Hollow Golf Club and Restaurant is an exclusive private course designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior with a par 71 layout. The course features pristine fairways, sand bunkers, and water features. Trinity Dog Park is a large gated space for dogs to run and play, with a paved walking path around the nearby pond.
Cotee River Park is a beautiful riverfront park with paved walking and biking paths. The park extends from downtown to the edge of the city, with shaded picnic areas and benches to watch the boats and manatees. James E. Grey Preserve encompasses 80 acres of protected swamps and uplands along the Pithlachascotee River. The preserve has a winding boardwalk along the river with secondary trails to view the diverse habitats and native wildlife.


The Pasco County School District provides a top-notch education to the area’s youth, strongly emphasizing preparing students for college and future careers. The district offers advanced placement courses, career education, and STEM programs to ensure students are well-equipped for success.


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