- The list below includes 228 free or cheap things to do in or near St. Petersburg, Florida, including 84 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Art Museum, History Museums and Music Venue.
- From Fort De Soto Park to Vinoy Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in St. Petersburg and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tampa, Largo, Clearwater and Bradenton.
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E Live Oak Street, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 MoreLess Info
Open during the warmer months of the year, the Tarpon Spring Splash Park provides visitors with an opportunity to cool off in the hot sun. Waterfalls, water slides, and jet sprays are among the entertaining aquatic amenities within the park.
Providing areas for picnicking, swimming, and boating, Sunset Beach also hosts live music events between April and November. Other nearby parks include Fred Howard Park, a 150 acre park with similar amenities. No pets or alcohol are allowed at Sunset Beach.
Added in 1990 on the National Register of Historic Places, the St. Nicholas Boat Line is comprised by 2 sponge diving boats. The tour is completed by a diver in an old diving suit, who explains the methods used for retrieving and selling sponges.
84% 1692 votes
Dodecanese blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 MoreLess Info
The Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks is popular for its Greek restaurants, markets, bakeries, and, above all, for its sponges. Gift shops and live entertainment are some of the other attractions in the area.
Short for the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, The Ringling is an art gallery and live performance venue housed on the Ringling estate. The museum features a variety of collections, both permanent and visiting.
67% 12 votes
848 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 MoreLess Info
The Tarpon Springs Aquarium has numerous species to see and even some to touch: feed nurse sharks and touch and feed stingrays. Admission includes free access to a kids play area as well as frequent dive shows.
74% 176 votes
850 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 MoreLess Info
With a 120,000 gallon tank which houses more than 30 species of fish, live corals and sponges, Konger Tarpon Springs Aquarium offers its visitors the chance of observing marine wildlife in its natural habitat. It also houses alligators.