Golf,Baseball, Football, Hockey, Grand Prix racing: Small practice putting green is on the condo property and we have a few clubs in the closet for renter's use. Public golf courses nearby are Twin Brooks at 3 minutes away, Treasure Bay is 15 minutes away, Mangrove bay is 25 minutes away.
Tropicana Field for the Rays Baseball games from April - October, 10 minutes away
Spring training in the area for the Phillies, New York, Rays
Tampa Bay Buccaneers football at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, about 35-40 minutes away
Tampa Bay Lightning hockey at Tampa BayTimes Forum in Tampa, about 35-40 minutes away
Grand Prix racing in downtown St Petersburg annually in March or April
There is an abundance of water sports in the area: boating, kayaking, windsurfing, jet skis, fishing, snorkeling, scuba.
Museums in St. Petersburg area: Museum of Fine Arts, Chihuly, Salvador Dali, Children's Hands-on Museum, Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI, Tampa), Holocaust Museum, Ringling Museum of Art (in Sarasota), Leepa-Rattner Art Museum
Heritage VIllage in Largo (nw of St Petersburg) has historic homes from the founders of the area.
Pass-a-Grille Beach has a historic home turned into a museum on 8 Ave
Aquariums: St. Petersburg Aquarium at The Pier downtown.
Clearwater Marine Center: dolphin and turtle rescue, displays, touch tanks. See Winter the dolphin, now starring in her own life-story movie recently fillmed on-site.
Florida Aquarium in Tampa, displays of world-wide species, activities, touch tanks, water play (kids, bring your bathing suit).
Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, manatee habitat and display, sting-ray feeding & touch tank.
Tarpon Springs, in Greek-themed tourist area with shell and sponge shops, boat tours, restaurants.
Sea World in Orlando: feed dolphins, touch tanks, displays of world-wide species, rides, shows.
Discovery Cove in Orlando, swim with sea-life and interact with a dolphin (by appointment)
Universal Studios, Disney, Epcot, etc in Orlando (90 minutes away)