Tampa Bay Area Visitor Information

pinellas_beachThings to Do Near Our St. Petersburg, FL Dental Practice

Thank you for choosing DuPont & Wilkerson Dentistry to help with your dental needs. A large percentage of our practice is devoted to serving out-of-town patients who have been referred to us by their own dentists. We understand the unique sacrifices and challenges you may face as you travel from your home to ours and we will do our best to make you feel comfortable, not only with your dental work but with your stay in St. Petersburg as well.

There are so many things to see and do while you’re here; here’s a list of some of our favorites. If you have any questions, please call our Treatment Coordinators at 727-282-1980 and they will be happy in helping make your visit to our part of Florida an enjoyable one.

  • Arts & Culture
  • Beaches
  • Landmarks
  • Shopping
  • Sports

Arts & Culture

Salvador Dali Museum
The Dali Museum is the flagship of cultural tourism on the West Coast of Florida and welcomes over 200,000 visitors each year from around the world. The Museum opened its doors in St. Petersburg Florida, in March 1982, with the Morse bequest – the most comprehensive private collection of Dali’s work in the world.

1000 Third Street South
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Phone: (727) 823 – 3767

Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most beautiful museums in the Southeast. The collection has over 14,000 objects extending from antiquity to the present day and features stellar French Impressionist paintings. Galleries of Steuben glass, decorative arts, and pre-Columbian objects are especially dramatic. Two interior gardens, one devoted to sculpture, encourage reflection. An intimate second-floor gallery, in the new wing, displays works on paper and photographs. The Museum’s photography collection of over 10,000 images is one of Florida’s most respected. The MFA has been repeatedly named the best art museum in the Tampa Bay area by regional media.

255 Beach Drive NE
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Phone: (727) 896 – 2667

Mahaffey Theater
Located in the heart of beautiful Downtown St. Petersburg, the newly renovated Progress Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater is a 2030-seat cultural jewel featuring elegant ballroom space, spectacular waterfront views, and European box-style seating. Just steps away from the culturally vibrant Downtown and minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-famous museums, the Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances including Broadway, classical, pop, rock, comedy, dance, family, and the renowned Florida Orchestra.

400 First Street South
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Phone: (727) 892 – 5798

Beaches

Three of the top 20 beaches in the United States are located in Pinellas County.

Landmarks

Fort De Soto Park

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Shopping

Downtown St. Petersburg offers a wide variety of uniquely local boutiques and restaurants:
The St. Petersburg-Clearwater-Tampa area is home to a number of shopping malls, featuring well-known department stores and local shops. Here are a few of nearby malls:

Tyrone Square Mall
6901 22nd Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Phone: (727) 345-0126
The Shoppes at Park Place
7400 U.S. Highway 19 North
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Westfield Countryside Mall
27001 US Highway 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33761
Phone: (727) 796-1079

Westshore Plaza
250 WestShore Plaza
Tampa, FL 33609
813-286-0790
fax: 813.286.1250

International Plaza
2223 N. West Shore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 342-3790

Sports

Golf
St. Petersburg is home to three acclaimed municipal golf courses, Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links, and Twin Brooks. In addition, there are numerous privately-operated championship golf courses in St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay area (727-893-7800).

Tampa Bay is home to professional sports teams. Why not catch a game or two while you’re here?:

Tampa Bay Rays Baseball
Major League Baseball

Tampa Bay Lightning Ice Hockey
National Hockey League

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football
National Football League

Tampa Bay Storm Arena Football
Arena Football

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