A Tourist Guide: A Day in St. Pete, FL

They don’t call St. Petersburg, FL the “Sunshine City” for nothing! On average, the temperature is 73 degrees and records 361 days of sunshine each year. As if the amazing weather wasn’t enough, St. Pete is home to a beautiful, sparkling waterfront and exciting urban experience. If you’re visiting our hometown, check out our St. Pete tourist guide to help you make a day of it!

Here’s your JP Cat tourist itinerary for things to do in St. Pete. Check it out…


To get the most out of your day in St. Pete, you’re going to need to fuel up. Fortunately, St. Pete offers some of the best brunch and breakfast spots in Tampa Bay. A few of our favorites include The Wooden Rooster, Cassis, and Noble Crust.


Now that you’ve got some food in your belly, you’re ready to seize the day.

Next up on the must-do list…sightseeing. There are tons of options from museums to the beach, but we like the local shopping. If you’re in St. Pete on a Saturday, visit the Saturday Morning Market.


Whether you’re in the mood for authentic tacos or an insanely good Cuban, the variety of lunch options are endless. Click here to see a list of the area’s best lunch spots.

The Craft Beer Scene:

If you like beer, then you’ve come to the right place. You can easily spend an entire day on Central Avenue, trekking from brewery to brewery. Since you may be short on time, especially if you’re only visiting St. Pete for the day, head to a these favorites – 3 Daughters Brewing, Green Bench Brewing, and Cage Brewing.

Champagne Sunset Cruise on the JP Cat:

Hands down, this is the best way to experience a Florida sunset highlighted by the amazing St. Pete skyline while sipping a glass of bubbly.

Of course, you can cruise with us all day too to see the gorgeous skyline and enjoy taking in some rays!


You might be exhausted at this point, but you must rally because you don’t want to skip out of one of St. Pete’s award-winning restaurants.

Our go-to local spots for dinner are Farm Table Cucina, Brick and Mortar, and Stillwaters Tavern.

Visiting St. Pete, FL

Whether you’re local to Tampa Bay or just touring the town. We love our home in St. Pete! There’s so much to do and the options are endless to have a wonderful trip.

If you’re interested in any of our amazing catamaran cruises on the JP Cat out of St. Petersburg, FL, call us today at (727) 310-7883.