- TripBuzz found 299 things to do with kids in or near St. Petersburg, Florida, including 280 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tampa, Clearwater, Largo and Madeira Beach.
- From Speed Boat Adventures to Great Explorations Children's Museum, the St. Petersburg area offers 95 different types of family activities, including: Parks, History Museums, Segway Tours and Boat Cruise.
- Nicknamed 'The Sunshine City', St. Petersburg, Florida holds the world record for the most consecutive days of sunshine at 768. Nestled on the coast between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay, sweeping costal views welcome visitors. The city touts many points of interest such as scenic local parks and gardens, museums, performing arts venues and the St. Petersburg Pier.
Built in 1928 and hosting theatre plays, concerts and art movies, the Polk Theatre is known as one of the few places where Elvis sang during his early career tours. The theatre can be rented for special, private occasions.
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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.
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A variety of martial arts and close combat training are offered by Wing Chun Kung Fu Downtown Lakeland. They also have classes for discipline and safety for young children along with adult-centered classes with sword and long pole weapons.
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.
Family-friendly amusement is provided at the Springleton Fun Park which is open to the public or can be booked for private parties. Guests can access go karts, a miniature golf course, full video game arcade, and an on-site pizzeria and snack bar.