St. Petersburg, Florida is recognized for its proximity to Tampa, Florida, as well as its warm weather and sunshine. Despite its location, St. Petersburg, Florida has a number of must-see sites that are guaranteed to capture your attention and make your visit memorable.
1. Cruisin’ Tikis St. Pete
Cruisin’ Tikis in St. Pete is one of the best ways to see the new St. Pete Pier. Operating safely and carefully, Cruisin’ Tikis offers a unique way to enjoy marine life and cruise the harbor. Cruisin’ Tikis focuses on customizing its users’ experiences, by providing plenty of space and ice for customers to bring their own food and drinks, rather than providing that food and drinks for a sky-high upcharge. Cruisin’ Tikis knows how important atmosphere is to a party, gathering, or experience, and allows its guests to take control of their own atmosphere, and set the tone for the trip.
Cruisin’ Tikis ranges from $49.95 to $69.95 per person and provides space for 6 guests. Captained by licensed and registered professionals, Cruisin Tikis allows you to get close to marine wildlife, truly customize your boating experience, and enjoy 90-120 minutes of beautiful views, set to your own soundtrack or preferred music.
2. St. Pete Pier
Enjoy the views of downtown St. Pete from the new pier. The St. Pete Pier, considered the Southeast’s greatest seaside playground, has plenty to do – and plenty of room to roam in its magnificent public green spaces. Explore different waterfront dining options with sights of the city that you will never forget. At Spa Beach, you can swim, relax, or read a book. Enjoy magnificent views of the marina and city skyline while walking, biking, or rollerblading along the waterfront.
3. Tropicana Field
See the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team play at the beautiful Tropicana Field in St. Pete. The Rays went to the World Series last season and are one of the best teams in the MLB. Tropicana Field is a domed stadium so don’t worry about being out in the Florida sun. Fans are extremely excited that Tropicana Field is back open to the public for games!
4. Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center
The Tampa Bay Discovery Center, which is located on the St. Pete Pier, teaches you all you need to know about Tampa Bay’s unique ecology in a fun and interactive way. An Estuary Habitat in the indoor Exhibit Gallery shows a variety of creatures found in local waters. The Discovery Center provides tours to show guests how incredible the ecosystems are in Tampa Bay. Guests can also enjoy the touch tank and other interactive exhibits during their visit.
5. The Dali Museum
The Dali Museum in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, houses an unrivaled collection of over 2,400 Salvador Dali works, including almost 300 oil paintings, watercolors, and drawings, as well as over 2,100 prints, photos, posters, textiles, and sculptures. The Museum’s charitable goal is to care for and share its collection with the community.