Sunny St. Pete

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.

St. Petersburg is one of ‘The 15 Happiest Places to Live in the U.S.’ according to Outside magazine
St. Petersburg earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index 10 years in a row,

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!