St. Petersburg, often referred to as St. Pete, is located directly west of Tampa Bay, approximately 30 minutes from the main airport. Referred to as the “Sunshine City” St. Petersburg averages 361 days of sun and a comfortable average temperature of 73 degrees. Did you know our city holds a Guinness World Record for the most consecutive days of sun, lasting 768 days beginning in 1967? In addition to our warm weather, you can enjoy 44 miles of shoreline along Tampa Bay, Boca Ciega Bay, the Gulf of Mexico and intra coastal waterways.The Dali Museum is located on the Tampa Bay shoreline, overlooking the St. Petersburg Pier.
There is no shortage of activities to fill up your days. St. Petersburg has award-winning golf courses, the Mahaffey Theater that hosts nationally recognized performers, a vibrant art community and a downtown packed with great restaurants.
Visit St. Petersburg / Clearwater: http://www.visitstpeteclearwater.com
City of St. Petersburg – visitors page: http://www.stpete.org/navigation.asp#visitors
Downtown Partnership – visitors page: http://www.stpetepartnership.org/?page=surprisingstpete
Tampa Bay Beaches – visitors page: http://www.tampabaybeaches.com/visitors/
The Mahaffey: http://www.themahaffey.com
St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce: http://www.surprisingstpete.com