20429
Florida
Signature City St. Petersburg
From the Salvador Dalí Museum to the Chihuly Collection of glass art, from historic architecture to the beautiful Sunken Gardens, St. Petersburg delights the eye and soul.
Rating (5)
Program No. 20429RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,249
Getting There
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At a Glance

Beautiful Tampa Bay, colorful Florida landscapes and buildings, world class museums and galleries and a bustling cultural scene beckon you to this lively city. Learn about the city’s history which began before Spanish Conquistador, Panfilo de Narvaez landed in 1528. Visit a historic hotel that offers a feast to the eyes as well as the palate and tells of the city’s boom, bust and renaissance through its own history. Visit the magnificent Salvador Dalí Museum, a beacon of the downtown arts scene, and enjoy public art, that has earned St. Pete a reputation as one of the best arts and cultural communities in the country. Encounter a botanical paradise at Sunken Gardens and stroll in the third-largest downtown waterfront park in North America, behind only Chicago and Vancouver. Gain a new appreciation for St. Pete’s rich history and culture.
Activity Level
Moderate
Walking less than one mile daily.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • An expert in historic preservation leads a motor coach introduction that tells the city’s unique story.
  • At The Dali Museum a docent enlightens you both about the breathtaking building and the largest collection of the surrealist’s work outside Spain.
  • Observe a glass-blowing demonstration in the Hot Shop inspired by glass artist, Dale Chihuly, then visit the beautiful Chihuly Collection.
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