- 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.
Founded in 2008, Chasing Tails Charters feature private fishing charters that explore the waters of the Tampa and St Petersburg area. Views of the bay are offered along with personal fishing lessons and education on fish native to the area.
701 West Lime Street, Lakeland, FL 33815 MoreLess Info
Lakeland, Florida is home to The Lakeland Center, a sports arena and performance venue. The Center is a popular setting for basketball games and figure skating competitions. It also regularly hosts concerts by the biggest starts in pop and rock music.
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109 North Kentucky Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801 MoreLess Info
Kids of all ages will enjoy Lakeland's Explorations V Children's Museum. The museum features three floors of hands-on, educational exhibits including an interactive science lab, art gallery, theatre and more.
The Cinemark Lakeland Square Mall is a modern multiplex theater that features first run movies and the chain's own extra-large XD-brand screens and digital sound and projection. The theater also offers a spacious concession stand and video game arcade.
Lakeland, Florida's Hollis Garden is a large, elaborate formal garden. It features sculptured bushes, elegant floral arrangements, exotic plants, intricate fountains and tasteful statues. There are also numerous places to sit and relax. Admission is free.
Hollis Garden is a large lakeside botanic garden placed within a neo-classical architectural environment. The garden is populated with artistically patterned flower beds, public art, and several running ornamental fountains.
Exhibitions at the Polk Museum of Art cover four collection areas of Asian, Modern and Contemporary, European and American decorative, and Pre-Columbian art. The site also features special events and camps for children.