Intro to Saint Petersburg

Tampa Bay Florida Vacation Guide

St. Petersburg Florida is the second largest of the three Tampa Bay cities.  With a population of about a quarter of a million residents, St. Pete (as it is commonly called) is also the 4th largest city in Florida.

This city receives a massive amount of sunshine.  Because of that and its proximity to beautiful beaches, St. Petersburg has become a popular retirement community and international tourist destination.

There are also excellent art museums, entertainment and sport venues in St. Petersburg Florida.

Saint Petersburg on Tampa Bay
Saint Petersburg, Florida

The city of Saint Pete is located on a peninsula that separates the Gulf of Mexico from Tampa Bay.  It is a 43-mile drive between St. Pete and Tampa Florida over a network of bridges and causeways.

St. Pete Beach is located on a barrier island directly west of St. Petersburg.  A couple of beaches connect the two communities across the intercostal waterway.

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