New Port Richey FL: Where to Live, Play & Eat

New Port Richey FL

Location of New Port Richey, FL

Located in western Pasco County, New Port Richey is a well-established community close to Gulf coast beaches.

New Port Richey on the map

Real estate options in New Port Richey

New Port Richey is a small, beachside community. For housing options you will find mostly single-family houses along with a few condos and villas.

Homes for sale in New Port Richey

Parks in New Port Richey

This small town community is known for its parks and natural spaces. A few of our favorite parks in New Port Richey are:

  • Oakridge Park (batting cages, ball fields, playground, picnic area)
  • WH Jack Mitchell Jr Park (playground, basketball, sports fields, fishing area)
  • Robert K Rees Memorial Park (fishing, kayak/canoe launch, beach, playground)
  • Moon Lake Park (swimming, canoe access, boat ramp, playground, basketball courts)
  • Starkey Wilderness Park (volleyball, bike trail, playgrounds, camping)
  • Eagle Point Park (kayak launch, fishing, playgrounds)
  • Sims Park (lake, kayak launch, splash pad, playground)

Riding a bike

Biking & walking trails in New Port Richey

Several of the above parks have nice walking trails. Other areas with nice trails include Boy Scout Preserve, James Grey Preserve and the Robert Crown Wilderness Area.

Places to eat in New Port Richey

New Port Richey has a good variety of local options as well as some chain restaurants. They include options including Greek, seafood, Chinese, Thai, Italian and American.

Some of our favorites in New Port Richey, FL include:

  • Central Park Family Restaurant
  • Brix 33
  • Zen Forrest
  • Thai Bistro
  • Beef O’Bradys
  • Hershel’s Scratch Kitchen
  • Grandma Sally’s
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Whisky Joe’s
  • Bob Evans

Places to have fun in New Port Richey

There is lots of fun things to do in the New Port Richey community and most of involves nature. Visiting the local parks and preserves is a popular pastime of residents as well as spending time at the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches.

Places to shop in New Port Richey

New Port Richey is a small town with local shopping options including antique stores, boutiques, local bookstores and more. But there are big box stores too in neighboring communities including Walmart, Target, Lowe’s and Best Buy.

There small grocery stores in New Port Richey as well as Publix, Winn Dixie and Sam’s Club.

Schools New Port Richey

Schools in New Port Richey

The Pasco County School district runs the public schools in New Port Richey, FL. For more information on schools, check out our guide here


  • Odessa Elementary
  • Schrader Elementary
  • Richey Elementary
  • Calusa Elementary
  • Cotee River Elementary
  • Cypress Elementary
  • Deer Park Elementary
  • Marlowe Elementary
  • Longleaf Elementary
  • Locke Elementary
  • Moon Lake Elementary
  • Trinity Elementary
  • Trinity Oaks Elementary


  • Bayonet Point Middle
  • Gulf Middle
  • River Ridge Middle
  • Seven Springs Middle


  • Gulf High
  • Mitchell High
  • River Ridge
  • Wendell Krinn Technical


  • Athenian Academy
  • Learning Lodge
  • Pepin Academy
  • Plato Academy


  • Elfers Christian
  • First Christian Academy
  • Rainbow Tree Christian School
  • Genesis Prep

Hospitals in New Port Richey

There are two hospitals – Medical Center of Trinity and Morton Plant North Bay- based in the community as well urgent care centers and doctor’s offices.

Hotels in New Port Richey

Checking out the area and need a place to stay? Or having company? Here are some New Port Richey-area hotels:

  • Quality Inn
  • Fairfield Inn
  • The Hacienda
  • Magnuson Hotel & Marina

Ready to move to New Port Richey?

Considering New Port Richey for your next home? If so, we want to chat. Our real estate team, with more than 30 years working and living in Tampa Bay, is here to help you find the perfect home. Call or text us today: 813-541-5320


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