1,008 apartments for rent near St Petersburg, FL
Apartments in St Petersburg, FL
You won’t see many gray skies in the “Sunshine City” – St. Petersburg, Florida averages about 361 days of sunshine every year. The city even holds the world record for straight days of sun – 768 days, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, set back in 1979. Don’t let anyone take your sunshine away – rent an apartment in St. Petersburg today!
The low cost of living and terrific weather once made St. Petersburg a popular retirement destination. With its strong tourism industry, proximity to Tampa, and fantastic arts scene, St. Petersburg today is attracting young adults, families, and retirees – it even ranks as one of the nation’s most popular mid-size cities.
A true live-work-play community, St. Petersburg is home to several major employers, including Raymond James Financial, Fidelity National Information Services, Home Shopping Network, and Bright House Networks. There are numerous jobs for healthcare professionals with All Children’s Hospital, Bayfront Medical Center, and St. Anthony’s Hospital employing thousands in the area.
Downtown St. Petersburg is a hub of activity, home to the city’s central business district and the famous Tropicana Field, where the Tampa Bay Rays play their home baseball games. This area also contains several sites on the National Historic Register, museums like the Salvador Dali Museum and the Holocaust Museum, and the city’s renowned St. Petersburg Pier. In addition to hosting festivals and being a popular nightlife destination, the pier is famous for its aquarium, the observation deck, and its five-story marketplace, which includes shops and restaurants.
There are several accredited colleges and universities in the area, including the University of South Florida at St. Petersburg, Eckerd College, Stetson University College of Law, and St. Petersburg College. St. Petersburg is also home to three award-winning golf courses, five dog parks, and 245-acre Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.
Once you’ve located the ideal apartment in St. Petersburg, be sure to visit the Morean Arts Center’s Chihuly Collection. This fantastic collection of glass art by word-famous artist Dale Chihuly is located about one mile east of the Morean Arts Center in a gorgeous building designed by Albert Alfonso, an award-winning architect. You’ll be impressed as soon as you arrive – the building is breathtaking, and there’s a 20-foot sculpture at the entrance. Be sure to stop by the gift shop and pick up something unique for your new apartment.
Of course, you’re moving to an apartment in St. Petersburg for the fantastic weather, miles of pristine beaches, and the opportunity to swim, surf, sunbathe, and go beachcombing – right? Even if the fantastic beaches aren’t your primary motivation for searching St. Petersburg apartments, it’s definitely a perk! Be sure to visit Fort De Soto Park – it is Pinellas County’s largest park at 1,136 acres. It consists of five interconnected keys featuring wetlands, palm hammocks, mangroves, and hardwoods. The white sand beaches are amazing – so much so that it was named the number one beach in America by Dr. Beach in 2009. The park offers campgrounds, picnic areas, nature trails, beaches, and boat ramps.
- South Pasadena
- Kenneth City
- St Pete Beach
- Pinellas Park
- Treasure Island
- Redington Shores
- Indian Shores
- Indian Rocks Beach
- St. Petersburg College
- Devry University Tampa
- University of Tampa
- International Academy of Design & Tech
- St Petersburg Theological Seminary