Downtown St. Petersburg Lifestyle

Downtown St Pete

Live Where Others Vacation!

Catch a Rays game at Tropicana Field, check out a soccer match at Al Lang Stadium, relax at the St. Pete Pier, and explore the Sunken Gardens. Whether strolling along the shores of powdery white sand or taking in the Firestone Grand Prix, PGA Valspar Championship, Tampa Bay Blues Festival, or St. Pete’s Mainsail Arts Festival, there’s something for everyone!

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Museums, Restaurants and Shopping Galore

The Beach Drive Shopping District is dotted with unique boutiques, world-class museums and galleries, and dining options for all budgets. The area is home to the Museum of Fine Arts, the Dali Museum, the Chihuly Collection, Florida Holocaust Museum, Morean Arts Center, Great Explorations Children’s Museum, and the Mahaffey Theater.

Top Picks

Must See: Salvador Dali Museum

This must-see museum houses the largest collection of Dali's works outside Europe. You'll enjoy brilliant guest exhibits, stunning architecture, and The Fountain of Youth.

Must Do: The St. Pete Pier

Previously known as "The Pier," this landmark and tourist destination extends into Tampa Bay from downtown St. Petersburg. The Pier opened in May 2020 and provides interactive and unique experiences throughout its 3,065-foot length. The Pier entertains tourists and locals of all ages - nature lovers to boaters, fishermen to fine diners.

Must Have: The Birchwood

In a quirky five-story building, this glamorous hotel is two blocks from the St. Pete Pier.  On the rooftop, The Canopy is a casual spot with breathtaking views by day. At night, it's one of the hottest spots in town. Great drinks, inventive cocktails, and spectacular views make it THE place to be