St. Petersburg Hidden Gems

Dated: April 25 2023

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5 St. Pete Hidden Gems

It’s not a secret that St. Petersburg, Florida is a unique and special place. From beaches to art museums, there are so many great places to visit. Whether you’re visiting St. Petersburg, living here part-time, or planning to move here these are some of our local gems you need to add to your bucket list.

Mazzaro’s

Located on 22nd Ave S is an Italian market that I guarantee is like no other market you’ve been to before. Handmade pasta, Italian imports, a wine cellar, freshly baked pastries, a coffee bar, and a deli where you can order lunch after you shop. You could spend hours in this place. 

Check out this virtual tour and see for yourself!

St. Pete College Planetarium

If you’re looking for a free date night, or a fun activity with the kids checks out St. Pete College Planetarium. But make sure you get there early because seats go quickly. Pro tip! If you go to the second showing you will be able to go to the rooftop observatory.

They post the schedule here. And during off-seasons, they actually host the show virtually!

The Pink Streets

In Sunny St Petersburg, Florida, tucked away from life’s daily hustle and bustle, is a charming and serene enclave of homes affectionately known as The Pink Streets. Yes, the streets are really pink! In the 1920s George Cook had a big vision to develop a unique neighborhood and thought painting the streets pink would set it apart from the rest. When you look at an aerial view you can see the streets are actually curved which was intended to look like a skull, but his plans were never completed.

It’s a great place for an evening stroll, but if you ever get a chance, drive through the pink streets to see some of the most unique mid-century architecture in St. Petersburg.

Some of past listings:

Check out homes for sale in the pink streets and surrounding areas.

Historic Old Northeast

If you love historical neighborhoods you need to take a leisurely drive through the Old Northeast neighborhood containing close to 3,000 historic buildings. Lining the brick streets are a mix of bungalows and Mediterranean-style homes with so much charm and character.

Make sure you visit North Shore Park which is great for walking or biking along Coffee Pot Bay, you may even see some manatees. 

Check out homes for sale in Old Northeast and surrounding areas.

Gulfport

Located on the border of St. Pete is the quaint city of Gulfport that is full of character. Okay so not technically in St. Pete, but Gulfport is a local favorite. It’s a great place for food, shopping, art, or a nice stroll. There’s a beach, marina, and a casino if you’re feeling lucky. It may be a small city, but there is always something to do in Gulfport. Check our their community events calendar

If you love art you will definitely want to check out their First Friday Art Walk. With free live music and tons of great artists, it’s an awesome event for the whole family.

Check out homes for sale in Gulfport.

This doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of all the gems in our city. But these are definitely some local favorites.

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