30 days in St. Petersburg & Ocala Itinerary

30 days in St. Petersburg & Ocala Itinerary

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©

Florida's Sunshine City

Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Relax by the water at Clearwater Beach and Honeymoon Island State Park. Bring the kids along to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Legoland Florida Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Petersburg: Redington Shores Beach Access (in Redington Shores), Walsingham Park (in Largo) and Clearwater (Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Pier 60, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Treasure Island Beach, and don't miss a visit to Downtown St Petersburg.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg road trip planning tool.

Orlando to St. Petersburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ocala.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
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Siesta Beach

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Ocala

Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Kids will appreciate attractions like Canyons Zip Line & Canopy Tours and Andy Romano Beachfront Park. We've included these beaches for you: St. Augustine Beach and Ormond Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ocala: Ormond Beach (Fire House Park, MacDonald House Ormond Beach Welcome Center & Offices, &more), NBalance Holistic Wellness Spa (in South Daytona) and Crystal River (Three Sisters Springs, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the wide-open spaces of Gypsy Gold Horse Farm, make a trip to Adena Club, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and look for all kinds of wild species at Sholom Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ocala journey planner.

Traveling by car from St. Petersburg to Ocala takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Petersburg in September, plan for little chillier nights in Ocala, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ocala

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Scuba & Snorkeling
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
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Beach at Daytona Beach

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