Beach is where you wanna be! Close to everything, yet
miles away. A beautiful peninsula located on Florida's
West coast, the area is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico to
the west and by Tampa Bay to the east. Home to some of the
whitest sand beaches.
The Don CeSar Beach Resort,
a Loews Hotel, has everything from romantic getaways,
vacations, and honeymoons to spa and wedding services.
Known as Florida's Legendary Pink Palace since 1928, the
luxury resort is revered internationally for its
sprawling, sugar-white beach, unparalleled dining,
rejuvenating Beach Club & Spa, fabulous fishing,
children's program, nearby tennis and golf and
award-winning meeting facilities.
De Soto Park - True to a beach that has been ranked number
one in the continental United States, Fort De Soto Park
offers 900 unspoiled acres and seven miles of beaches. A
unique area made up of five islands, the park features a
fort built during the Spanish-American War on the largest
of the islands, Mullet Key. Two fishing piers, camping
areas, a concession stand, bathroom facilities and covered
picnic shelters are available. Fort De Soto Park also
offers a popular biking and skating trail as well as
rental facilities for canoes, kayaks and bicycles.
Visit the Pier in down town
St. Petersburg, it's the city's landmark, that inverted
pyramid that juts a half mile into Tampa Bay from
downtown's shores. The Pier, attracting two million
visitors a year, is a five-story marketplace with shops
and restaurants, The Pier Aquarium, an observation deck,
Duck Boat tours, dining cruises, hovercraft excursions, a
bait shop and more.
REMEMBER THE HOLOCAUST: St.
Petersburg's newest museum leaves a most memorable
impression. The fourth largest Holocaust museum in the
country, The Florida Holocaust Museum is housed in
downtown St. Petersburg.
Enjoy the Festival of
States is St. Petersburg's premier festival, celebrating
for more than 80 years of springtime events, parades,
music, arts, food and entertainment. All year long, St.
Petersburg hosts 900 events in its downtown facilities and
waterfront parks, ranging from food fests to jazz concerts
and sports events to Shakespeare festivals.
sports bars by Tropicana Field, jazz bars on Central Ave.
and nonstop entertainment at BayWalk, St. Petersburg comes
alive after dark. Enjoy dinner in one of many fine
downtown restaurants, followed by live music and
entertainment at a number of venues. The newest
entertainment spot, BayWalk/ Muvico 20, offers a 20-screen
cinema with stadium seating, designer retail shops and
theme dining establishments, along with martini and
is so much to see in St. Petersburg, so bring the family!