St. Petersburg, situated between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay, is known for its warm weather and for holding the title of “most consecutive days with sunshine” at 768 days!
Along with beautiful, award-winning beaches, St. Petersburg is home to the world-renowned Salvador Dali Museum, top-rated restaurants and beautiful Fort De Soto Park.
Downtown St. Petersburg is the city’s heart, home to great independently owned shops, unique restaurants, and neighborhood bars and breweries. There are also world-class arts like the acclaimed Dali Museum with the largest collection of Dali’s work outside of Spain, and the Chihuly Collection on Central Avenue where you can witness mind-blowing glasswork, and many more art galleries and museums. Also be on the lookout for St. Pete’s street murals, hundreds of which can be found throughout the city.
After hours there is endless fun with St Petersburg’s pulsing downtown nightlife with plenty of bars and restaurants and nightclubs to keep you energized throughout the night.
And if you love sports, you’ll love Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays professional baseball team, and Al Lang Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Rowdies professional soccer team. A short drive across the Tampa Bay in Tampa is Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers professional football team. Also in the area are many minor league baseball spring training camps, all within a short drive from St Petersburg.