St. Petersburg is a great city and the home of many great local sights and attractions. St. Petersburg also loves retirees and shows it by giving St. Petersburg seniors many opportunities to enjoy discounts to the best that the city has to offer.
Continue reading to learn about 10 St. Petersburg attractions where seniors will be treated to a price break in honor of their age.
1. Tampa South RV Resort
Drive on over and spend time at the Tampa South RV Park, where every day is another day in heaven. Enjoy seeing the dolphins and manatees playing in the Little Manatee River. Try fishing off the piers or relax in the heated pool. Don’t miss "Happy Hour" during the winter season.
2. Skyway Fishing Pier State Park
Calling all retired anglers! You’ll love being able to park your car or camper within a few feet of your favorite fishing spot. The area is lighted at night, so anglers can see well enough to rig a line, bait the hook, and look at their catch. The light also attracts many species of fish after sundown.
3. Great Explorations Children's Museum
Great Explorations Children's Museum is the place where grandparents and their grandkids can be creative, make discoveries and have lots of fun! Try launching a tennis ball to the top of the museum, create great art masterpieces, have a party, or join a workshop.
4. Ghost Tours of Tampa Bay
The Ghost Tour of St. Petersburg leaves from the Hooker Tea Co. & Cafe (300 Beach Dr. NE) at 8 p.m. every night and lasts about 90 minutes. Walk the historic downtown streets of St. Petersburg and gaze into the shadows of the town’s most spooky locations.
5. Port Discovery
Bring the grandkids to Port Discovery and have a memorable day in this kid-powered museum through three floors filled with exhibits. Many of the displays were designed by Walt Disney Company Imagineers, making it a must-see attraction.
6. Dali Museum
Be surrounded by an amazing collection of works by the artist Salvador Dali. Enjoy an afternoon traveling through this amazing building and the interactive gardens. The Dali is open seven days a week.Containing some of the greatest masterpieces from this artist, the collection also includes the works of Matisse and Picasso.
7. Egmont Key State Park
The island of Egmont Key has interesting natural and cultural history, making it an incredible resource since the time people first arrived in Florida.
8. Florida CraftArt Gallery
Take a look at the finest modern clay, glass, jewelry, fiber, metal, wood and mixed media crafts and art; all crafted by native Florida artists. Admission is free.
9. O'Neill's Marina
The marina is located along the coastline in St. Petersburg near the Tampa Bay, easily found by boat or car. By land, they’re just off I-275 on the west side of exit 16, and North of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
10. Florida Holocaust Museum
The Florida Holocaust Museum is located in St. Petersburg's museum area. The Florida Holocaust Museum advances education of the Holocaust and through a permanent exhibition, including a boxcar from Poland.
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