- Our list of the best things to do in St. Petersburg, Florida, features the top 361 nearby activities — including 178 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- St. Petersburg, FL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Water Activities, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of St. Petersburg, FL , followed by 334 popular activities in nearby cities, including Tampa, Clearwater, St. Pete Beach, Dunedin, Madeira Beach, Largo, Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Seminole, Holmes Beach, Pinellas Park, Palm Harbor, Ruskin, Anna Maria, Clearwater Beach, Treasure Island, Brandon, Riverview and Tarpon Springs
21 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 52% Off Children's Museum Admission
1925 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704 MoreLess Info
The children and families within the Tampa Bay region have been served by Great Explorations Children's Museum since 1987. The attraction is specifically designed for children 10 years old and younger with a variety of activities and exhibits spread over the 23,000 square foot space.
95% 55 votes
901 North Shore Drive, NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 MoreLess Info
Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum is two acres and includes over 500 palms and cycads representing some 150 international species, as well as gazebos, benches and drinking fountains. It is open daily and guided tours are available.
87% 69 votes
Bayshore Dr. & 2nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 MoreLess Info
At Demens Landing Park, visitors can take a stroll on a walking path that provides scenic views of the marina. From the shore, visitors can watch a mix of speedboats and sailboats pass by, as well as windsurfers.
Pier Dolphin Cruises is the only tour from the St. Petersburg pier which is completely on the water. The standard cruise covers 13 miles over an hour and a half time frame where the tour guide informs visitors of wildlife, million dollar homes, and the historic areas of the coast.
26 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: St. Petersburg Museum of History – Up to 48% Off
335 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 MoreLess Info
The heritage of Florida is put on display at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, which is owned and operated by the St. Petersburg Memorial Historical Society. The exhibits emphasize the history of St. Petersburg and the Pinellas Peninsula though.
Constructed in 1924 and featuring excellent examples of Beaux Arts style architecture, the State Theatre is a music venue that hosts various live music events of all genres. It has a total capacity of 705 people, 4 full beverage bars, and a merch room.
A movie theater featuring an RPX auditorium, Regal Park Place Stadium 16 & RPX displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a party room and a concession area.