Gulf Coast Region
St. Petersburg – Sarasota
Florida’s gulf coast boasts beautiful beaches and pristine clear waters. St. Petersburg is nicknamed “The Sunshine City” because it averages 361 days of sunshine each year. Downtown St. Petersburg is known for its many art galleries and museums. Siesta Key is a barrier island off the coast of southwest Florida—right at the edge of Sarasota. Siesta Key and Clear Water beaches has consistently been rated as in the top 10 beaches in the United States famous for their clear water and soft white sand. Between these two land marks lies a host of Florida attractions, fishing and outdoor enjoyment activities.