St. Petersburg is located on the gulf coast of Florida and welcomes travelers all year to a warm and sunny escape. You can relax in the warm salty waves by day and turn it up as the sun sets with some drinks and live music by night. Come experience the spectacular white sandy beaches along with a splash of art galleries, museums, and boat tours – we even have trolley rides through the state’s largest farmers’ market on Saturdays. Trade the all-to-crowded Orlando and Miami and experience all the “must–see” venues St Pete has to offer!
Places to Stay
Vinoy Renaissance Resort
For some glitz and glamour stay at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club ideally situated in the thriving downtown district of St Petersburg, FL the award-winning hotel is a short distance from Vinoy Park, Tropicana Field, and the Dali Museum.
The amenities include 5 restaurants, full- service spa, tennis complex, fitness center, pool, and an 18-hole, par 71 championship golf course designed by renowned architect, Ron Garl. If this where you land, make your first stop our 52–foot catamaran cruise, it’s only 2 minutes away.
Another great place to stay is The Postcard Inn on the Beach. It stands out with its unique surfer-chic decor that exudes a hip and relaxed vibe in both the rooms and public spaces. There are some fun and unique extras on the grounds, like a fire pit and arcade games.
Rooms have whimsical surfer-style decor, and prices are reasonable compared to nearby hotels. The beachfront location, on-site dining options, and cool amenities make this property a great choice for both families and groups. On-site dining options include a BBQ restaurant, snack shack, and beach bar.
There are many great options for homes and condos that offer short-term rentals. If you really want to feel like a local, then this may be the choice for you.
Must-See Spots in St. Pete
Take your pick and choose among this variety of must-see places. Whether you fancy the beauty of nature or a soulful art and history scene we’ve got an array of options for you to schedule on your sightseeing in St Petersburg.
- Fort Desoto
- Sunken Gardens
- JP Cat
- The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art
- Chihuly Collection
- Art Walk
- Haslam’s Book Store
- Dalí Museum
Tour downtown St Pete with a drive through history and culture during the day then get back to nature with a sunset cruise on the JP Cat. Call (727) 310-7883 for some breathtaking scenes and Instagram worthy photos!
Pubs & Grub
We have some favorites when it comes to food and spirits, check out our blog with some brunch and breakfast spots and peruse these locales and find what vibes you are in search of:
Check out Carreta on the Gulf for stunning sunset views, delicious food and an impressive wine list for an elegant dining option on the beach.
For some “rustic-chic” vibe that dishes up seasonal fare along with craft beers and wine try out Brick & Mortar. Their re-purposed wooden pallets and funky terracotta flowerpots lend a romantic vibe and sidewalk seating is a popular option, weather permitting.
St. Pete Tours
Forget the usual touristy cities and venture to St Petersburg and the surrounding Tampa Bay area for a fun mix of sightseeing and happenings. Relax at a restaurant with your toes in the sand, let loose and enjoy the downtown nightlife, and experience our thrilling water sports. Any time of year and all ages covered, we’ve got something for everyone.
Make sure to cross the JP Cat cruise of your bucket list before you embark back home. For a great little getaway to explore the St. Pete and Tampa Bay waters, call the JP Cat at (727) 310-7883. Bonus: We have a bar onboard serving beer, wine, or sangria for passengers ages 21 and older. Non-alcoholic beverages are included with every tour package. Go ahead, book your boat tour of St. Pete now!