With an average of 361 days of sunshine annually and home to some of America’s best beaches, St. Petersburg is one of Florida’s fastest growing cities. Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St. Petersburg is ideally situated for beachgoers, watersports, and outdoor activities. While the soft sand beaches of nearby Clearwater and St. Pete Beach are an easy drive, downtown St. Petersburg has its own attractions worth exploring.
The city’s vibrant arts scene is reason enough to visit, with the world-class Dalí Museum attracting visitors from around the globe. Downtown St. Petersburg, or St. Pete as the locals call it, has an eclectic mix of historic and modern accommodations anchored by the historic Vinoy Resort. St. Pete also has a thriving food and drink scene with award-winning restaurants, distilleries, and brewpubs. From the cool bars and boutiques of Central Avenue to the family-friendly attractions of the St. Pete pier, the “Sunshine City” offers an incredible mix of activities waiting to be discovered.