St. Petersburg is a Florida city in Pinellas County. St. Petersburg is located on the Pinellas Peninsula, between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, with mainland Florida to the north. 
John C. Williams, who purchased the land, and Peter Demens, who brought the railroad industry to the area, built St. Petersburg in 1888. Williams and Demens competed in a coin toss to name the new community. Demens won the bet and named the area after the Russian city of Saint Petersburg.
It is known as “The Sunshine City” because it receives an average of 361 days of sunshine each year and holds the Guinness World Record for the most continuous days of sunshine.
The Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg houses a rich collection of paintings by renowned Surrealist artists, with over 2,000 pieces on display. Dali’s whole artistic career is covered, from his early work in Impressionism and Cubism to later excursions in more “Classical” genres. The shows include oil paintings, watercolors, original drawings, sculptures, graphics, photographs, and prints. shows include oil paintings, watercolors, original drawings, sculptures, graphics, photographs, and prints
The greatest time to visit St. Petersburg is from March to May, when the weather is pleasant and the city comes alive with a variety of outdoor events. From June to November, lodging rates are more inexpensive, but hurricanes are a constant concern, and the weather can be extremely hot. The temperature lowers substantially throughout the winter months.