Free or Almost Free

Free or Almost Free

Scroll down for free and almost free recommendations in our area. For easier filtering, simply visit my LovingStPete blog. While some of my suggestions cost money, many are very affordable! Between nature parks and outdoor activities, there are many options for those of us on a budget around St Petersburg and the Tampa Bay Area.

I’m a Realtor in St Pete with a focus in Pinellas County. I started @LovingStPete on Facebook and Instagram and now over 15 thousand followers reference it for ideas. I’d love to earn your real estate business! Please contact me if you would like to discuss our area or St Petersburg Real Estate.

Weedon Island Preserve in St Petersburg, Florida

2023-06-20T13:52:36-04:00

Weedon Island Preserve in St Petersburg, Florida Published on 06/20/23: Who knows Weedon Island Preserve in St Petersburg? This expansive 3100+ acre preserve is near the top of our list when we have visitors in town - free and offers something for everyone. Plus, it’s right near the Gandy bridge, easily accessible to [...]

Weedon Island Preserve in St Petersburg, Florida2023-06-20T13:52:36-04:00

10th Annual Localtopia in St Petersburg – 2023 Edition

2023-02-16T12:50:20-05:00

2023 Localtopia in Downtown St Petersburg Published on 02/16/23: It's that time of year! The 10th annual Localtopia St Pete is in just two days! This is St. Pete’s largest ‘Community Celebration of All Things Local’ - a FREE event. You'll find over 300 of your favorite independent businesses and community organizations in Williams [...]

10th Annual Localtopia in St Petersburg – 2023 Edition2023-02-16T12:50:20-05:00

The Book Rescuers in Pinellas Park – Used Books

2023-01-31T13:45:01-05:00

The Book Rescuers in Pinellas Park - Used Books Published on 01/31/23: The Book Rescuers! Any readers in the @LovingStPete family? Who knows this incredible and affordable spot with 40K+ books? If you don’t, and you know a reader, do them a favor and share this with them! They’ll most certainly thank you, as [...]

The Book Rescuers in Pinellas Park – Used Books2023-01-31T13:45:01-05:00

St Petersburg Florida Park System and Green Space

2023-01-25T12:16:30-05:00

St Petersburg Park System and Green Space Published on 01/25/23: St Petersburg, Florida is a nice blend of city life and nature, with the #1 park system in Florida and the 3rd largest preserved urban waterfront space in North America. Who loves green space and nature? I recently mentioned how I felt being outdoors [...]

St Petersburg Florida Park System and Green Space2023-01-25T12:16:30-05:00

Largo Central Railroad in Central Park – Free

2023-01-24T13:38:26-05:00

Largo Central Railroad in Central Park - Free Published on 01/24/23: Central Park Railroad! Anyone familiar with the free rideable model railroad at Largo Central Park? 🚂 It’s a unique feature of an already incredible park. Well, they need volunteers. I put together this post using their pictures, after learning more about the story [...]

Largo Central Railroad in Central Park – Free2023-01-24T13:38:26-05:00

Treasure Island Kite Festival in TI Florida | Video

2023-01-13T10:50:14-05:00

Treasure Island Kite Festival in TI Florida Published on 01/12/23 (scroll down for video): Almost the weekend! I have a date night suggestion on deck (great spot), but first I wanted to call out the 26th annual Treasure Island Kite Festival happening this weekend! While it's forecast to be quite cold both days ("Florida [...]

Treasure Island Kite Festival in TI Florida | Video2023-01-13T10:50:14-05:00

Our Second Visit to TECO’s Manatee Viewing Center

2023-01-09T13:27:46-05:00

Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach - Free Published on 01/09/23: The Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach! Hope everyone had a nice break. Does anyone have a case of the Mondays after the holidays and school hiatus? [Mike raises hand] Back to the grind for our family, with multiple jobs, school, and sports [...]

Our Second Visit to TECO’s Manatee Viewing Center2023-01-09T13:27:46-05:00

Holidays in Downtown St Petersburg Florida – Snow, Ice Skating & more | Video

2022-12-20T12:38:17-05:00

Holidays in Downtown St Petersburg Florida - Snow, Ice Skating & more | Video Published on 12/09/21 (scroll down for video): If you haven’t visited downtown St Pete recently, the holidays are certainly a great opportunity. We’re all lucky to live in such an incredible area! Here’s an ‘itinerary’ we ran with this week, [...]

Holidays in Downtown St Petersburg Florida – Snow, Ice Skating & more | Video2022-12-20T12:38:17-05:00

Lights of Lake Park Estates in Largo Florida, Near St Pete | Video

2022-12-13T17:24:18-05:00

Lights of Lake Park Estates in Largo Florida, Near St Petersburg Published on 12/08/22 (scroll down for video): Heads up on an activity to partake in between now and December 31st, The Lights of Lake Park Estates! While you can view the lights by walking through, most people slowly drive through the 3 miles [...]

Lights of Lake Park Estates in Largo Florida, Near St Pete | Video2022-12-13T17:24:18-05:00

St Petersburg Christmas and Holiday Activities

2022-12-05T16:43:52-05:00

St Petersburg Christmas and Holiday Activities Published on 12/03/22: I covered some upcoming boat parades and golf cart parades in recent posts, now I’ll cover a few more upcoming events! Unfortunately, it's impossible to cover them all, but that's because we live in an incredible area with so many options! I included links for [...]

St Petersburg Christmas and Holiday Activities2022-12-05T16:43:52-05:00
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