Category Archives: St. Petersburg

Day trips from Saint Petersburg, Florida

St. Pete’s was my wonderful home base to explore the Gulf Coast, it opened up a whole new world for daytrips! From kayaking with manatees, to digging for sharks teeth, watching real life mermaids, and learning about the life of … Continue reading

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Visit Turtle Park in Largo, Florida

A friend of mine once told me that the turtle is her spirit animal. I thought that was kind of silly. Sure, I always liked turtles just fine, but they were never a main focus in my life – I’m … Continue reading

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Fort De Soto Park, St. Pete’s Florida

The largest in Pinellas County System, Fort De Soto Park [3500 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715] has a lot to offer. It’s been named America’s top beach and has seven miles of waterfront with white sand beaches. Other … Continue reading

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Best City Parks of St. Pete’s: Crescent Lake & Vinoy

Crescent Lake Park, 1320 5th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 Here you have a perfect loop for strolling or jogging around a scenic body of water in a quiet residential area. What made this park so special to me was … Continue reading

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Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, St. Pete’s Florida

On the shores of Lake Maggiore is Boyd Hill Nature Preserve [1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705], a great patch of wilderness to explore near St. Petersburg. You’ll get the whole gambit of varied Florida ecosystems including … Continue reading

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Weedon Island Preserve, St. Pete’s FL

If you want to feel far, far away from the city, a trip to Weedon Island Preserve [1800 Weedon Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33702] can bring you to another world. There are miles of quiet trails through diverse habitats … Continue reading

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Sawgrass Lake Park, St. Pete’s Florida

If you are looking to get a taste of Florida wildlife in St. Petersburg Sawgrass Lake Park [7400 25th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702] does not disappoint. In the 400 acres of land there are boardwalks, dirt trails, and … Continue reading

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