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Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

249 Windward Passage
Clearwater, FL 33767   Directions

(727) 441-1790


The kids will love seeing the aquatic life and learning about their rehabilitation when you visit the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. This unassuming facility serves as both a rehabilitation facility for animals as well as an educational facility where visitors can learn more about ecology and role which wildlife plays in it through fascinating exhibits and attractions. The kids will be excited to see such creatures as sea turtles, sharks, otters, dolphins and sting rays.

Fort De Soto Park

Fort De Soto Park

3500 Pinellas Bayway S
Tierra Verde, FL 33715   Directions

(727) 582-2267


The whole family will love visiting Fort De Soto Park, a sprawling 900-acre county preserve. The kids will absolutely love getting up close to the various bird life, sea life and plant life that all make up the natural and one-of-a-kind tapestry that is Fort De Soto Park. Additionally, the beach at Fort De Soto has been regarded as one of the top beaches in the country. Don't miss visiting the historic fort, plus the excellent camping, fishing and playground areas that all offer fun and adventure for the whole family.

Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum

Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum

1400 19th St
St Petersburg, FL 33713   Directions

(727) 893-7441


Nature's beauty is everywhere in St. Petersburg, especially under the area's signature palm trees. Get a closer look at these magnificent specimens of greenery when you visit the Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum. Your senses will be treated to many exotic and native Florida palms and cycads all presented in a truly stunning fashion. You will be amazed at some of these palms that are too large for a conventional yard. Also, several rare and exotic palm trees can be found here that serve as the perfect setting for your romantic time together.

Great Explorations Children's Museum

Great Explorations Children's Museum

1925 4th St N
St Petersburg, FL 33704   Directions

(727) 821-8992


Kids are accustomed to being told to not touch things. Imagine how surprised they'll be when they are actually encouraged to touch the exhibits and attractions that they'll find at Great Explorations Children's Museum! The kids will love the freedom that will allow them to explore the world around them. They'll have fun learning about music, science and art. They can even design their own car, learn about sailing or learn details about how the human body works. Kids of all ages will love both the high and low tech exhibits that are as fun as they are educational.

Heritage Village

Heritage Village

11909 125th St N
Largo, FL 33774   Directions

(727) 582-2123


Many people yearn for the good old days when things were simpler. Instead of yearning for them, you can actually travel back to them when you visit Heritage Village. In the wake of fast-moving progress, there were several buildings in Pinellas County slated for demolition. Luckily, these places were saved and moved to this location which features two dozen structures that include a store, a church, a school, an outhouse and several private residences from yesteryear that are still very much a part of today.

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

255 Beach Dr NE
St Petersburg, FL 33701   Directions

(727) 896-2667


The Museum of Fine Arts houses an incredibly far-reaching collection of art from around the world that spans several historical and artistic eras. You'll encounter over 18,000 works here, and these include some of the world's most seminal creations by such artists as Monet, Renoir, O'Keeffe, Bellows and Hassaam. Additionally, you'll see some of the most compelling exhibits that illustrate Greek, Egyptian, Asian, African, pre-Columbian, and Native American art. There's also a great cafe and gift shop that perfectly round out your visit.

Pier Aquarium

Pier Aquarium

800 2nd Ave NE
St Petersburg, FL 33701   Directions

(727) 895-7437


There's no doubt that the kids definitely love the beach. But when the whole family needs a little break from the sun to cool off, head to the Pier Aquarium for a fun and educational place to seek shelter from the sun. This particular pier attracts over two million visitors a year and is actually an iconic landmark with its inverted pyramid shape that cuts into the Tampa Bay skyline. The aquarium continues it's impressive 23-year tradition of educating visitors about the importance of sustaining our marine wildlife through engaging exhibits and attractions. Marvel at the nearly 400 creatures who inhabit these incredible 17 tanks.

St. Petersburg Municipal Beach

St. Petersburg Municipal Beach

St Petersburg, FL

(727) 893-7111


Sandcastles made of the white sand on St. Petersburg Municipal Beach seem more magical when you look out over the clear water that makes its way slowly up to the shoreline. The kids will love playing in the surf all afternoon as you bask in the invitingly warm Florida sunshine or maybe take a little snooze. But don't forget the sunscreen!

Suncoast Bird Sanctuary

Suncoast Bird Sanctuary

18328 Gulf Blvd
Indian Shores, FL 33785   Directions

(727) 391-6211


The injuries sustained by various birds in the area are seen as just temporary by the caring professionals at the Suncoast Bird Sanctuary. This prominent avian hospital rehabilitates thousands of feathered creatures who need a little extra care. Creatures from birds to raptors are treated and then released, but several of the injured specimens make their permanent home here. The sanctuary has gotten lots of attention for breeding Eastern brown pelicans in captivity. As many as 500 "patients" can occupy the facility at one time. When you visit this attraction, you can see an impressive variety of winged creatures that include herons, egrets, cormorants, seagulls and more.

Sunken Gardens

Sunken Gardens

1825 4th St N
St Petersburg, FL 33704   Directions

(727) 551-3102


Going underground has never been as much fun as it is when you take the family out to visit Sunken Gardens. At fifteen feet below street level, a botanical paradise awaits you at this attraction. This is St. Petersburg's oldest living museum that has offered a natural solace to visitors for over 100 years. Find your way through the footpath that will lead you through the gardens as you take in some of the world's most exotic and tropical plants. Also, there is a mesmerizing cascading waterfall that you won't want to miss.

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