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Day Trip to Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida


Downtown St. Petersburg continues to revitalize itself with projects that include retail shops, restaurants, and movie theaters. The city easily attracts tourists with its cultural district that includes seven museums in the downtown district.

St. Petersburg will be a great option for a Day Trip from South Florida. Our scheduled service allows guests to arrive in Downtown St. Pete at 8:00 am where you can enjoy a full day of activities and sightseeing.

Just a few blocks away is Kahwa Coffee a popular neighborhood cafe. If art is on your mind take a walk back down towards the water and visit the Dalí Museum. They’re showcasing an exhibit named Disney and Dalí from January 23rd - June 2016.

Want a more adventurous outing? Visit the Weedon Island Preserve, here you can take a guided tour, nature hike, and explore the beauty that St. Pete has to offer.

Hungry? Take a break for lunch at one of the many sidewalk restaurants downtown or enjoy a meal at Sundial, the outdoor shopping area.

If you’re looking for some retail therapy, downtown St. Pete offers great boutiques.

After an eventful day, make your way back to the Albert Whitted Airport for Happy Hour at The Hanger Restaurant before your return flight at 6:00pm.

For our full flight schedule between Fort Lauderdale and St. Pete please visit

Now accepting bookings for flights from Feb 1 2016

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