St. Petersburg, Florida: The Sunshine City
Blog post courtesy of All Pro Realty Network
St. Petersburg, Florida, nick-named “the Sunshine City”, home to over 100 neighborhoods, Guinness World Record holder for most consecutive days of sunshine, and home of the Dali Museum which houses the largest collection of Salvador Dali’s work outside of Europe.
The Tampa Bay area is a beautiful place to live. With rich history and vibrant culture, the area continues to grow and develop collecting national attention and high rankings for cities in the Southeast to live in. One of those cities is St. Petersburg, located between Tampa and the Gulf of Mexico.
St. Petersburg, or St. Pete as its often called, is most known for its gorgeous weather, scenic beaches, and artistic and cultural events. An average 361 days of sunshine per year, St. Pete is quickly becoming a top ranked vacation destination and largest destinations in Florida for kiteboarding. Waterfront and beaches aren’t the only natural beauty in St. Pete, it’s home to Boyd Hill Nature Park, which preserves endangered plants and animals such as bald eagles.
St. Pete is also currently home to The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, a Verizon IndyCar Series race started in the early 2000’s, which is the only non-oval IndyCar race. However, St. Pete area has a history with racing dating back to 1985.
Besides the sunshine and outdoor activities, St. Pete is home to dozens of art galleries, trendy restaurants, and breweries. It is also home of many museums including; The Florida International Museum, Salvador Dali Museum, Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg Museum of History, Morean Arts Center, Museum of Fine Arts, and many more. However, if music or theater is more your scene you can find entertainment venues such as the Mahaffey Theater, American Stage, the Coliseum, Palladium Theatre, Midtown Royal Theater, and Jannus Live.
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