About St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is one of America's most popular destinations, from the city's vibrant downtown filled with museums, art galleries, shopping, dining and major league sporting activities to some of the nation's top ranked beaches.
A peninsular city with a subtropical climate, St. Petersburg is surrounded by 244 miles of shoreline along Tampa Bay, Boca Ciega Bay, the Gulf of Mexico and intracoastal waterways.
St. Petersburg is a city on Florida's gulf coast and part of the Tampa Bay area. It's known for its pleasant weather (hence its "Sunshine City" nickname), making it popular for golfing, boating, fishing and beachgoing. Its waterfront parks host the Dali Museum, featuring surrealist works of art; the Museum of Fine Arts, and Mahaffey Theater, home of the Florida Orchestra.