Things to Do in St. Petersburg, FL

The JP Cat has moved! Our new home is in downtown St. Petersburg – one of the most vibrant downtown areas in state of the Florida!  Also known as the “Sunshine City”, St. Pete has an average temperature of 73.6 degrees and records 361 days of sunshine each year. As if that’s not enough, it also offers a sparkling waterfront system and a truly exciting urban experience. Discover world-class art and culture, mural-adorned walls, diverse architecture, major sports leagues, great shopping and dining, and more than 1,000 special events each year! Want more? Check out all the fun things to do and see in St. Pete while you’re in town for the best catamaran ride in Tampa Bay!


Calling all foodies! Downtown St. Petersburg is home to several of Tampa Bay’s top-rated restaurants, so come early and eat your way through the day! Whether you’re in the mood for fresh local seafood, fine Italian, Asian cuisine, the best in farm-to-table, an insanely good Cuban sandwich or just a scoop of old-fashioned ice cream, the variety of restaurants is absolutely amazing! Click here for a list of downtown St. Petersburg restaurants.

Craft Beer

We swear by St. Pete’s food scene, but the craft beer scene is just as good! Options are endless; so don’t just pony up at one. However, when you do make it to your last stop, do it at 3 Daughter’s Brewing where you will also enjoy really good live music, food trucks, and games (check their calendar for live music dates).

Fun in the Sun

Of course the beaches are great, but nothing beats being on the waters of Tampa Bay. The best boat tour in St. Pete? The JP Cat of course! Grab a beer from our on-board bar and rest easy in the sunning nets. Our catamaran tour gives you stunning views of Tampa Bay where you can see beautiful homes, dolphins, and even beautiful St. Pete sunsets.

Relaxing St. Pete Florida Vacation JP Cat Boat Tour


Art & Culture

Just steps away from the JP Cat’s launch pad is the Waterfront Arts District, home to the Dali Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the St. Petersburg Museum of History. But that’s not it! You can also enjoy world-class art and culture in other areas such as the Central Arts District, The Edge District, Grand Central District, and the Warehouse Arts District.


Looking for a unique shopping experience? Downtown St. Petersburg offers a broad selection of shops ranging from cool vintage to fun vacation trinkets, handmade goods and so much more! It’s truly a shopper’s paradise!

Are you ready to make memories of a lifetime? Have a killer private party? Just have a fun day on the water? Give our St. Pete boat tour a call today at (727) 310-7883 for more information on our JP Cat cruise schedule, availability, and rates.