St. Pete is no longer the quiet town it used to be, there are lots of great activities and events going in this energized community! Apart from being one of the most beautiful destinations holding the world record for most consecutive days of sunshine, St. Pete has so many great things to offer people of all ages.
1: THE BEACH! St. Pete beach was just rated the #2 beach in the United States by Trip Advisor! The sunshine and sugar-soft sand will welcome you at any time of the year.
2: Beach Drive! Downtown St. Pete is home to beautiful Beach Drive. Beach offers wonderful local restaurants such as Parkshore Grille and Bella Brava. Looking for something with a view? Look no further than The Canopy at the Birchwood Inn. Beach Drive offers lively bars, boutique shops, great restaurants, and a gorgeous location.
3: Museums! St. Pete is a destination for local and famous artists. Lazy weekend? Explore the Chihuly, Museum of Fine Art, or the Craftsman House. Did we mention St. Pete is home to the Salvador Dali Museum?
4: Local Breweries! This is a town FULL of beer enthusiasts! The St. Pete area has 15 local breweries, some say this is the Sunshine State’s response to California’s wine country. For your expert beer guide and events calendar, look no further.
5: Athletic Events! The Tampa Bay area is home to many athletic teams including the Tampa Bay Rays, Buccaneers, Lightning and Rowdies! Die hard fans go all out for every game and many local restaurants and bars have specials on game days. Rather be your own all-star? Grab a board and get involved in one of the best water sport communities in the U.S.
Hopefully these ideas get you excited about the St. Pete/ Tampa Bay area! For more information on things to do (organized by interest) in the ‘burg, check this out!
Enjoy the sunshine