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A Day in Saint Petersburg

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We agree that it is next to impossible to explore mystique Saint Petersburg within a time span of 24 hours. And, if the city is blessed with humongous amount of beauty and charm, then it becomes difficult to keep yourself from the horizon of its wonder. Holding not back your lust and zeal for travel and exploring as much as you want, we have compiled a comprehensive 24-hour itinerary for Saint Petersburg so that you make the most out of your jaunt here without facing much trouble. Get your camera ready as some of the memorable moments awaiting you.

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8:00 am: Roll out with coffee
Roll out of your bed, take a rejuvenating bath and leave for Kahwa Coffee. If you are still struggling with your morning blues, then its time to wide awake to a rekindling cup of coffee. If you are passionate about coffee, then so is Kahwa Coffee. Imbibe the right amount of coffee you want to proceed further. And yes, don't forget to order your favorite breakfast to fill your belly.

Address: 204 2nd Avenue S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States
Phone: 1 727.821.1942
Operation Hours: Monday-Friday (7:00 am-6:30 pm); Saturday and Sunday (7:00 am-7:30 pm)

9:00 am: Entertainment at Jannus Live
After a great session of taste at Kahwa Coffee, walk east on 2nd Avenue South, take left turn onto 2nd Street South, and take another left turn onto 1st Avenue North to reach Jannus Live. Popular as Florida's oldest concert venue in Florida, Jannus Live got its name from the noteworthy aviator, Tony Jannus. Today, Jannus Live has become the major multilevel entertainment complex cum concert venue in Downtown Saint Petersburg. It is popular as an "Outdoor Standing Room Only" concert venue. It is famed to host a wide array of talent shows, multitudes of performances by DJs & local artists, and plethora of private events and shows, namely, outdoor parties, wedding receptions, business functions, fundraisers, social parties, corporate events, non-profit galas, and community events. 

Address: 200 1st Ave North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701, United States
Phone: 727.565.0550
Distance and time from Kahwa Coffee: 0.2 mile or 5 minutes drive

10:30 am: Iconic performances at State Theater
After immersing into splendid concerts and events at Jannus Live, leave for State Theatre. Built in 1924, the State Theater has successfully earned a worldwide reputation due to its jaw-dropping Beaux-arts style architecture. The most jaw-dropping feature of these bays is the series of quoins placed above a water table base, which is topped by a capital with a swag. A projected cornice atop the facade. A parapet is placed above this which is further divided into three corresponding bays by projecting pilasters. Each of the three main bays incorporates a pair of ionic columns to underpin a banded arch with an acanthus motif. You could see glass blocks paced at the two side arches. 

Address: 687 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States
Phone: 1 727.895.3045
Distance and time from Jannus Live: 6 minutes drive

11:30 am: Explore Great Explorations Children's Museum
After leaving State Theatre, continue to 8th Street North to 9th Avenue North. Continue along 4th Street North until you reach Great Explorations Children's Museum. This non-profit organization has been serving the community of Tampa Bay area since 1987. Keeping in mind the educational needs of children during their impressionable age, Great Explorations Children’s Museum has been designed to meet the needs of stimulating and promoting the learning capability in children through play-way and creative mode of teaching. This 24,000 square feet AAM–Accredited museum also organizes community outreach programs, preschool, field trips, and camps.

Address: 1925 4th Street N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33704, United States
Phone: 1 727.821.8992
Operation Hours: Monday-Saturday (10:00 am-4:30 pm); Sunday (12:00 pm-4:30 pm)
Distance and time from State Theatre: 1.9 miles or 5 minutes drive

1:00 pm: Glimpse of Florida Holocaust Museum
After leaving Great Explorations Children's Museum, move west, take right turn towards 4th Street North, take a left turn at the 1st cross street onto 4th Street North. Take a right turn onto Central Avenue North, and then take a left turn at the 1st cross street onto 5th Street South to reach Florida Holocaust Museum. It is famed as one of the largest Holocaust museums located in the United States. The world-reputed businessman Walter P. Loebenberg is the brain behind the settlement of this museum. The collection of the museum includes the historical record and artistic work related to the Holocaust and other genocides. Its exhibition programs showcases the original artifacts, photos, and videos representing the history of the Holocaust, anti-semitism, the era prior to World War II, the rise of Hitler, the Nazis, anti-Jewish legislation, and the history of ghettoes.

Address: 55 5th Street S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States
Phone: 1 727.820.0100
Operation Hours: Opens daily (10:00 am-5:00 pm)
Distance and time from Great Explorations Children's Museum1.5 miles or 5 minutes drive

2:30 pm: Its lunch time
Are you panicked due to hunger pangs? Don't worry! Saint Petersburg is packed with a gamut of restaurants and eateries to gratify a wide spectrum of foodies. Delve into Mexican delicacies at Red Mesa Cantina (128 3rd Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, United States) and couple them with hand-crafted cocktails. If you have strong cravings for Greek cuisines, then Acropolis Greek Taverna (515 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States) is a must spot to stop by. Treat yourself to delectable American cuisines at top-notch Z Grille (104 2nd Street S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States)

3:30 pm: Immerse into serenity
Its time to visit Sunken Gardens which is famed as the oldest living museum nestled in Saint Petersburg. It is a remarkable outcome of the vision of George Turner, Sr. who was a plumber by profession. This 100-year-old botanical garden is marked with some of the oldest tropical plants in the city. The other eye-popping attractions of the garden are its exotic species of plants from around the globe, zigzag paths, cascading waterfalls, magnificent demonstration gardens, and over 50,000 tropical flowers and plants. Make your auspicious day of wedding a memorable experience by celebrating it in its Wedding Lawn or North Lawn or Oak pavilion under an oak canopy. If you are visiting the Sunken Gardens for the first time, you can avail its guided tours, horticultural programs, and field trips to explore the ins and outs of this historical setting.

Address: 1825 4th Street N, Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Operation Hours: Monday-Saturday (10:00 am-4:30 pm); Sunday (12:00 pm-4:30 pm)

4:30 pm: Delve into art & culture
Founded by Margaret Acheson Stuart, the Museum of Fine Arts remarkably showcases the her vision of world art. The museum opened its doors in 1965. It lures visitors by its unparalleled collection of art forms from around the world. Museum's original wing was designed by reputed architect John Volk. The museum also facilitates researchers by providing them with the opportunities and required help for research to go deep in the ocean of art and ascertain a pearl of knowledge and understanding of artworks and to offer instruction and opportunities for aesthetic enjoyment of art.

Address: 255 Beach Drive NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States
Phone: 1 727.896.2667
Operation Hours: Monday-Saturday (10:00 am-5:00 pm); Sunday (12:00 pm-5:00 pm)
Distance and time from Sunken Gardens: 1.4 miles or 5 minutes drive

5:30 pm: Visit to Salvador Dali Museum
Its time to pop in to Salvador Dali Museum. Beautifully designed by the renowned architect Yann Weymouth of HOK, Salvador Dali Museum showcases the artworks of noted artist Salvador Dali. The collection includes bookworks, 96 oil paintings, sculpture, original drawings, photos, manuscripts, prints, and archive of documents. You can capture in your camera the beauty of the most-beloved chronological arrangement of  People can also make a great use of the Raymond James Community Room and utilize the space for weddings, conferences, and a lot of other private events. The mission of the museum is to educate people on significant events and exhibits that allow mankind to play its vital role in the cultural life of its community and the world as well.

Address: 1 Dali Boulevard, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States
Phone: 1 727.823.3767
Operation Hours: Sunday-Wednesday and Friday & Saturday (10:00 am-5:30 pm); Thursday (10:00 am-8:00 pm)
Distance and time from Sunken Gardens: 0.8 mile or 4 minutes drive

6:30 pm: Retail Therapy
Lets shop for your favorite stuff at one of the trendiest shopping spots, i.e., Sundial St. Pete. Nestled in the heart of downtown, Sundial St. Pete is a premier destination for all sorts of shoppers, diners, and entertainment seekers. The most breathtaking feature of this shopping mall is its modern decor and interior which include European shade umbrellas, travertine, stainless railings, state of the art videoboards, quartzite stone, and skylights. The mall that can make your feet stop for three-story operational sundial. Due to its whopping sundial, the city bagged "Sunshine City" as its nickname. The list of its attractions doesn't end here. To accentuate mall's beauty, bronze dolphins have also been placed in the mall. Noted artist Mark Aeling is the brain behind these dolphins.

Address: 153 2nd Avenue N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States
Phone: 1 727.800.3201
Operation Hours: Monday-Saturday (10:00 am-9:00 pm); Sunday (12:00 pm-8:00 pm)
Distance and time from Salvador Dali Museum0.8 mile or 15 minutes drive

8:30 pm: Dinner is calling you
Its time to gratify your hungry belly. Swing by BellaBrava (204 Beach Drive NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States) to immerse into Italian and American cuisines at affordable prices. If you are a crazy seafood & steaks lover, then you ought to visit Parkshore Grill (300 Beach Drive NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States). For finger-licking Spanish delicacies, stop by Ceviche Tapas St. Pete (10 Beach Drive NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States).

9:30 pm: After-dark fun
Spend your night-time in the most thriving way. Take your friends and pals to 260 First which tops the list when it comes to resort to an extravagant lounge or club. 260 First features a whopping venue hall decked up with a Sound System and Lazer Lights. Its outside balconies keep you close to outside beauty while keeping close to ongoing music bonanza. Tap your feet to the most bopping music played by world-famed DJs, and enjoy watching your favorite music videos on HD Video Screens with special effects. Share your special and secret talks with your corporate people while sitting at VIP tables. Avail its rental spaces to accomplish successful corporate and private events.

Address: 260 1st Avenue N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States
Phone: 1 727.439.6712
Operation Hours: Thursday (10:00 pm-3:00 am); Friday and Saturday (9:00 pm-3:00 am); remains closed from Sunday-Wednesday

11:00 pm: Open bottles at Yard of Ale St Pete
For a party lover, time can never be a constraint. Then, why to step back! Gratify your after-dark party zeal at a hopping and bopping spot at Yard of Ale St Pete. The bar serves more than 50 different flavors of beer representing various regions of the world. Chilled beers are ample to keep you awake and going to celebrate your party mode. Its bar is also packed with a dozens of wines to immerse into. To engaged with your friends into some fun-filled activities, Yard of Ale St Pete offers a wide spectrum of Yard games and board games. Thursday nights get buzzed with party animals as the bar organizes dazzling LIVE TRIVIA.

Address: 260 1st Avenue N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, United States
Phone: 1 727.822.2027
Operation Hours; Tuesday-Friday (4:00 pm-3:00 am); Saturday and Sunday (12:00 pm-3:00 am); remains closed on Mondays
Distance and time from 260 First: 10 ft miles or 1 minute drive

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