In or planning to come to St. Petersburg ? Here are some attractions not to miss, and some places to dine.
FIRST FRIDAY - Celebrate every First Friday of the month in St. Pete with a free block party complete with live music and dancing. The action goes down between 2nd and 3rd streets on Central Ave. from 5:30-10 p.m.
When: First Friday of each month.
Where: 2nd St S and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL
THE DALI MUSUEM - Visit The Dalí Museum, the most comprehensive collection of Dalí's paintings outside of Europe. The museum's collection includes 96 oil paintings, more than 100 watercolors and drawings, 1,300 graphics, photographs, sculptures and objets d'art, and an extensive archival library.
Where: 1000 3rd Street South St. Petersburg, FL
CLEARWATER MARINE AQUARIUM - This marine life rescue center is home to Winter the dolphin, star and inspiration of the hit movies "Dolphin Tale" and "Dolphin Tale 2," both filmed on location. Come be inspired and educated by the ongoing work of rescue, rehabilitation and release.
Where: 249 Windward Passage Clearwater, FL 33767
CHIHULY COLLECTION - The Chihuly Collection in the Morean Arts Center is a stunning, permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork in a magnificent 10,000 square foot setting designed by award-winning architect Albert Alfonso.
Where: 400 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
THE FLORIDA AQUARIUM - Explore and learn about marine life at The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, perfect for all ages.
Where: 701 Channelside Drive Tampa, FL
FERG’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL - Encompassing nearly two city blocks, Ferg's has 90+ TVs, craft beers, signature burgers and famous wings.
Where: 1320 Central Avenue St. Petersburg, FL 33705
THE LUCKY DILL - The Lucky Dill Deli, in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, promises fresh food, large portions and great service. They offer casual inside and outside seating as well as an extensive carry-out menu.
Where: 277 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
400 BEACH SEAFOOD & TAP HOUSE – This restaurant, voted one of Florida's Top 20, offers relaxed coastal cuisine overlooking the St. Petersburg Marinas.
Where: 400 Beach Drive NE St. Petersburg, FL 33701
MARCHAND’S - Marchand’s, in the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersbrug Resort and Golf Club, redefines fine American cuisine with a winning combination of classic and comfort food in a distinctive classical atmosphere.
Where: 501 5th Avenue NE St. Petersburg, FL 33701
TANGERINE - The new and updated Tangerine, inside the Hilton Bayfront, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Where: 333 1st Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33701