This top 10 places to visit in St. Petersburg (Florida) and why is meant as a little fun guide for those who plan on spending a few days in this city.
Salvador Dalí Museum
The works of this artist are really unique and impressive. The museum is proud with its collection because it is the largest outside of Europe. The building of the museum is quite a sight as well. Visitors have the chance of participating in yoga classes on Sundays as well as other family oriented activities.
Florida Holocaust Museum
Clearly this museum is dedicated to those who died in the Holocaust and it hopes to teach everyone about how precious life is, and to prevent any other future genocides. Visitors are encouraged to see the permanent exhibition containing photos, stories and other artifacts.
Sunshine Skyway Bridge
The bridge is part of the I275 and its uniqueness comes from the fact it is 12 miles long and about 4 of those miles rise quite high over the ocean. The height of the bridge is generous enough to allow ships to pass by under it.
Being in Florida, it is hard to stay away from the beach. The Clearwater Beach is considered as one of the best in USA. It attracts beach goers with its white sand and clear water. Pier 60 is another attraction on the beach.
Tarpon Springs is a Greek community and therefore tourists flock here to experience this culture without spending as much as they would on a trip to Greece. Most tourists like to try the deep sea fishing for sponge fish.
It is Pinellas Trail that connects Tarpon Springs to St. Petersburg. The trail is used for many activities such as running and biking, but various shops and cafes are scattered along it, for those who want to rest a little.
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
People like to to come to this preserve for a variety of recreational activities that include bike riding, camping, and having a picnic. It is more common to see folks watching birds as well as families having a great time together.
Caladesi Island State Park
It is not very easy to reach this island and this saved it from industrial development. Seeing the undisturbed nature is something quite rare these days. Swimming, shelling, or looking out for wildlife are just some of the things you can do on the island.
Great Explorations Children’s Museum
This museum is actually a multipurpose center as it offers educational programs and serves as a preschool as well as a museum. The target audience of the museum is anyone under the age of 10. Making new friends, a mess, or a discovery is what this place is all about.
This is a park that spans over some 5 islands and therefore it is a perfect destination for nature lovers or anyone who wants to have some quiet time. There are bridges connecting the islands and a toll road connecting them to the mainland.