Getting Here

By Land  

  • St. Pete is easily accessible for motorists via I-275, the north-south Interstate that connects to I-75 in Tampa and re-connects to I-75 in Manatee County.

  • Two I-275 feeders serve the downtown St. Petersburg entertainment district. I-375 (Exit 22A) serves the north portion of downtown, including the popular Beach Drive restaurant row and Sundial entertainment complex. I-175 (Exit 22) serves the south side of downtown including the Mahaffey Theater, Dali Museum, USF St. Petersburg, Albert Whitted Airport and the medical complex (John Hopkins/All Children's Hospital and Bayfront Health.)  The 2018 SEEA conference is located in this south side area of downtown; please use I-175 (Exit 22) to get to the different conference venues.


By Air

This region is served by many fine airports, including:

  • Tampa International Airport (TPA)– 25 minutes north of downtown St. Petersburg, consistently ranked among the world’s best airports, serving more than 16 million passengers each year.  For information about ground transportation, click here.

  • St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) – 15 minutes north of downtown St. Petersburg, served by Allegiant Airlines along with other commercial carriers, charters and private jets. For information about ground transportation, click here.

  • Albert Whitted Airport – In downtown St. Petersburg, this city-owned, public use airport is a great destination for private aviation enthusiasts to fly-in for dining and entertainment. For more information about ground transportation, click here.

By Sea

With 240 miles of shoreline, St. Petersburg is one of the most popular boating destinations in the southeast. The St. Petersburg Marina is the largest city-owned marina in Florida and offers a ship store, fueling, transient dockage, and courtesy docks for boaters wishing to dock for a few hours at a time to enjoy downtown’s shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities. The St. Petersburg Marina is located at Latitude 27N 46’ 12.36” Longitude 82W 37” 47.38”