Eckerd College is nestled between St. Pete Beach—one of America’s top 25 beaches—and downtown St. Petersburg, an arts, cultural and entertainment destination!
St. Petersburg boasts dozens of outdoor festivals, concerts, restaurants, Major League Baseball games, theaters, galleries and museums, including the Salvador Dali Museum, home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by the late Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali.
2-minute video tour of St. Pete
Interactive tour of Eckerd and surrounding area
St. Petersburg—and our home state of Florida—offer an endless list of day-trip adventures, nature shows, sandy beaches, watersports activities, and recreational parks and trails to the resident and visitor alike.
Whether it’s by foot, bike, kayak or car—whether you’re the solo traveler or part of a group excursion—Eckerd is at the center of it all!
Art and Theater
- Museum of Fine Arts
- Salvador Dalí Museum
- The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art
- Chihuly Collection
- Imagine Museum
- Florida Holocaust Museum
- American Stage
- Mahaffey Theater
- Ruth Eckerd Hall
- Straz Center for the Performing Arts
- Palladium Theater
- The Studio@620
- freeFall Theatre
Banner photo (top) courtesy Visit St. Pete/Clearwater