About St. Pete

Located in Pinellas County, St. Petersburg is one of the three major cities in Tampa Bay. The city is one of the best places to live in Florida and is a constant hub of activities and events. Because of its warm summers and pleasant winters, it is called the Sunshine City.

The city offers a wide variety of eateries, amusements and recreation opportunities to people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. With a population of 253,585, the median home sale price in St. Petersburg is $154,800. The city boasts some of the most affluent and beautiful waterfront neighborhoods, including Historic Old Northeast and Gandy.

It is also home to several higher educational facilities, including the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg College and the Pinellas Technical Institute. No matter the subject of interest, most residents would find an option of study over here.

St. Petersburg is also home to the Salvador Dali Museum, which is an art museum dedicated to its namesake artist. The museum’s collection hosts 96 oil paintings, over 100 drawings and watercolors, 1,300 sculptures, photographs, graphics and objets d’art as well as an extensive archival library. The museum features 7 of the 18 masterwork paintings of Dali, the biggest Dali collection of any museum in the world. Additionally, the museum’s mission is to educate the public about art and create an understanding, enjoyment and scholarly examination of art through Dali’s exhibition.

St. Petersburg is also the home of the Major League Baseball team, the Tampa Bay Rays.

Aside from this, the city has several exclusive restaurants that offer vegan food and exotic cuisines, including Thai, Lebanese, Cuban, Indian and Vietnamese. The downtown area of St. Petersburg is a bustle of constant activities and events.

No matter where your interest lies, you can find them in the heart of St. Petersburg.