A Walking Guide Pt 2: Fun times in St. Petersburg, Florida: Beach, Art, Food, and Adventure

Ready to show you the ropes on how to spend your time in St. Pete like a boss.

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First things first, the beaches. St. Pete has some of the most picturesque beaches in the state, and trust me, you won’t be able to resist taking a selfie with the crystal clear waters as your background. From Treasure Island to St. Pete Beach and Madeira Beach, you’ll be spoilt for choice. And don’t forget to pack your frisbee, because these beaches are perfect for a game of beach ultimate.

Next up, the arts and culture scene. St. Pete is home to a thriving arts and culture scene, and you’ll find plenty of museums, galleries, and theaters to keep you entertained. Our top pick is the Salvador Dali Museum, where you can see the works of the famous surrealist artist and pretend to understand them. And if you’re feeling fancy, why not enjoy a glass of wine while watching a performance at the freefall theatre.

For the outdoor enthusiasts, St. Pete has plenty to offer. Hike through Boyd Hill Nature Preserve and take in the beauty of Florida’s wildlife or hit the links at one of the city’s many golf courses. And if you’re feeling really adventurous, why not try your hand at the Skatepark.

But let’s not forget about the practicalities of visiting St. Pete. The city has a strong economy and a low cost of living, which means you’ll have more money to spend on Margaritas. And speaking of Margaritas, St. Pete is home to a wide variety of restaurants, bars, and breweries, so you can find something to suit any taste.

In terms of events, St. Pete has plenty to offer throughout the year, such as the annual Firestone Grand Prix, the St. Pete Art and Fashion Week, and the St. Pete Beach Classic. And if you’re lucky, you might even catch a Tampa Bay Rays baseball game or watch the Tampa Bay Rowdies play soccer.

All in all, St. Pete is the perfect blend of sun, sand, and fun. So pack your bags, grab your sunscreen, and come join me in the Sunshine City.

Just don’t blame me if you don’t want to leave…

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