Attractions near University of South Florida
St. Pete Looper Trolley
Need an easy and convenient way to tour downtown St. Petersburg? Hop aboard the Looper Trolley. It is a half-hour tour with 13 stops, hitting some of St. Pete’s top attractions along the way.
If you want to while away an afternoon, Sunken Gardens is at the top of the list. This tropical paradise is nestled in the heart of St. Pete. Over 100 years old, this garden is truly one of St. Pete's great treasures. On a leisurely walk among the lush plant life, you will see sparkling waterfalls, and over 50,000 different tropical plants.
Open 365 days a year, The Pier is truly a landmark in St. Pete, and all of Pinellas County. There is something for everyone from shopping for the whole family to strolling through the specialty shops and boutiques. Be sure to visit the aquarium on the second level. Hungry? There are waterfront restaurants with fantastic views of Tampa Bay and casual eateries for a quick bite on the go. Fishing is available on The Pier 24 hours a day every day. Remember, proper fishing licenses are required.
St. Pete boasts many museums including the Salvador Dali Museum, the Florida International Museum, the Florida Holocaust Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts and the St. Petersburg Museum of History.
Tropicana Field, the home of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
BayWalk, an entertainment complex of shopping, dining and entertainment.