Downtown St. Petersburg is a bustling waterfront entertainment district that offers more than 100 restaurants along Beach Drive, captivating museums, beautiful parks and galleries. There are several ways to get around. The city is completely pedestrian-friendly, and you can strong along the sidewalks lined with historic architecture or through the chic shops and many other captivating attractions in the city. In addition to abundant on-street parking, there are many garages and lots open to the public. Just keep in mind that some places have varying time limits.
Once you’ve parked, you can hop aboard the St. Petersburg Trolley to get around downtown. The Looper is easy to spot with bright yellow and red colors. For just 50 cents, you can hop aboard and connect to all of the city’s major attractions and museums. The Central Avenue Trolley can take you to and from the beach and day. Along the way, there are stops for Williams Park and the Pier. Depending on how far you go, the cost ranges from 50 cents to $2. You can also hitch a ride with the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA). This public transit provider offers buses and trolleys throughout Pinellas County.
The public transportation in the downtown area can also take you into the Grand Central District. This charming district is surrounded by the historic bungalows of Kenwood and Palmetto Park. Between 16th and 31st Streets, you can hike it on foot to the many antique stores, one-of-a-kind boutiques and restaurants. Hop on a bus or trolley and head on down to St. Petersburg landmark Pier. The Pier anchors a downtown dining, shopping and entertainment district that includes a wide array of shops, cafes, galleries, businesses and world-class museum.
Whether you decide to trek the city on foot or hop on one of the trolleys, getting around the downtown area is both easy and fun.
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