Whether it’s going to a beach, a sunset festival, an art museum, or a sponge factory, St. Petersburg has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in and nearby St. Petersburg, while on a budget. 1. Sunsets at Pier 60 Celebrate the sunset, 365 days […]
H2O. It is to Tampa what sand is to the Sahara desert. Everywhere you look there is water, water and more water. You can sail on it, swim in it, kayak, jet ski, snorkel, enjoy from above, dive deep below, drive or ride over it ( great bridges abound) and even check out the local […]
Tampa and Orlando, as well as other Central and South Florida destinations, offer a great variety of exciting activities and attractions for locals and tourists alike, and the Go Orlando Card is one of the most economical ways to get Tampa sightseeing deals as well as discounts in Orlando. You can easily combine passes and […]
Weedon Island Preserve, a coastal system that’s home to numerous species of native plants and animals, offers a free photography hike once a month. The hike is guided by experienced volunteers and provides opportunities for photographers of all levels to hone their skills. To help participants capture the natural beauty of Weedon Island Preserve, center volunteers highlight seasonal elements of the Preserve and […]
Once a month, Weedon Island Preserve, a well-known birding site, hosts a free guided bird hike called The Great Weedon Bird Quest. Join experienced volunteers on the quest to find Weedon Island Preserve birds. The hikes are designed to take advantage of all levels of birding experience. Binoculars and bird guides are available. The hike is from […]
On Fridays, explore the stars for free at St. Petersburg College Planetarium and Observatory. The planetarium offers two free public shows at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. when college is in session. The shows are 45 minutes long and features a live narration with images hosted by, astronomer, Dr. Craig Joseph. The planetarium is located on […]
Visit the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, a museum that collects, conserves, exhibits and protects 20th and 21st century art, for free when you have a student ID or an active military ID. On Sundays, admission is by donation for everyone and includes a free docent tour at 2 p.m. The museum is located at 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs, […]
Fly past ticket lines with a new Tampa Bay CityPASS booklet that includes one-day admission tickets to Tampa’s most popular attractions, coupons and helpful information about attractions as well as maps.