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Great place to stroll and get a flavor of old historic downtown - slow paced lifestyle!! Weather is always pleasant and the water views are never too far. Parking is available but in selected locations only.
On every block there are restaurants, cafes, shopping, bars and benches just to people watch! Busy but fun place to meet up with friends!
We enjoyed out stay in St. Petersburg and felt VERY safe wandering thru the downtown area day and night. Lots of great things to do and see, a beautiful waterfront, lots of nightlife and many parks within walking distance including lots of opportunities to be near or on the…
Evey to walk, plenty of small shops and restaurants. We did not meet a person in St. Pete that was not friendly -- that small town atmosphere. The Looper trolley is a must.
Despite a heavy construction going on on Central Ave, where they are building multiple medium-high condos and some serious high-rises, plus a long-term project of 'doing something' instead of the old, demolished pier, the city still lives high life and seems to enjoy it. I…