St. Pete Beach offers a variety of things to do for all ages and interests. The Sunshine City not only offers gorgeous beaches and warm weather, but also a rich urban area filled with tons of arts and culture attractions. Plan your ultimate family vacation this year at St. Pete Beach, and visit these awesome places!
Fort Desoto Park
At this beautiful, ocean-side park, you will find yourself surrounded by the beauty of nature. This park is home to tons of wildlife, including birds, fish, other sea creatures, and animals. This massive park stretches out over 1,136 acres and is made up of five interconnected islands, which are home to dozens of unique species and wildlife. In 2009, Fort Desoto Beach was named America’s Top Beach by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travel community.
The Dali Museum
Since its opening in 1982, the Dali Museum has been the heart of arts and culture in St. Petersburg. This museum features the work of famous artist Salvador Dali, and contains a massive collection of over 2,400 works, including paintings, watercolors, drawings, and thousands of photographs, prints, and sculptures. If you love surrealist art, this is a place you must visit.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
The mission of Clearwater Marine Aquarium is to preserve our environment and local sea life while inspiring and educating people on topics like marine rescue, rehabilitation, and release. While you are visiting, enjoy seeing tons of sea animals and fish, like dolphins, sea turtles, otters, pelicans, sharks, and more. Plus, they offer tons of educational programs for all ages.
If you are looking for some adventure, Busch Gardens is the place to visit. This amusement park offers thrilling roller coasters and rides, plus, it is home to more than 200 species of animals. Additionally, safari animal tours are available to see the variety of animals living here.
Lowry Park Zoo
Lowry Park Zoo is dedicated to rescuing, caring for, and rehabilitating animals and connecting people with wildlife in a fun, immersive experience. The zoo cares for 1,100 animals total, offering a wide variety of animals to see and learn about. The zoo seeks to educate visitors on the rare and endangered species which it houses.
Next time you visit St. Pete Beach, make sure to check out these fun, local attractions. Whether you are looking for some outdoor fun on the beach, a fine arts experience, or an amusement park adventure, St. Pete Beach has something for everyone. While you are here, stay at Palm Crest Inn, and enjoy staying in our luxurious rooms, minutes away from the beach. Book a room today!