mom and daughter at Sirata pool

Every member of the family will enjoy their stay with Sirata Beach. We offer a wealth of kid-approved amenities on site, including two beachfront swimming pools, volleyball courts, a game room, a kids’ playground and plenty of dining. We’re pet-friendly, so you can bring your four-legged family member along for the fun as well.

Kids and parents will especially enjoy being within easy reach of a variety of attractions, from John’s Pass in St. Petersburg to Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay! Browse our guide below for ideas.

Fun Things to Do in St. Petersburg, FL with Kids

John’s Pass Village
Located in beautiful Madeira Beach, FL, this village and boardwalk offer an entire day’s worth of fun activities for the whole family. Witness aquatic wildlife on Dolphin Quest, a relaxing boat tour where you can watch bottlenose dolphins swimming along Boca Ciega Bay. Looking for downtime in the shade? Check out St. Pete Beach shopping at Island Rags or getting competitive at John’s Pass Beach Arcade before dining at Bubba Gump Shrimp Factory! Don’t miss out on John’s Pass Village during your stay at Sirata.  Make plans to stay in October for the famous John’s Pass Seafood Festival.  Days are packed with local shopping, fishing tournament, Chef cook-off competition, live music and best of all, loads of local fresh seafood dining!

Zoo Tampa
The Zoo’s collection includes more than 1,200 animals, with park areas devoted to Asia, Africa, Australia and Florida. Additional areas showcase primates and birds.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Enjoy thrill rides like Falcon’s Fury and Cheetah Hunt, African animals, live entertainment and even attractions for the youngest members of your family at Busch Gardens.

Adventure Island
Located across the street from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the water park features 30 acres of water rides, dining, and other wet n’ wild attractions.

Built for kids, this 150-acre interactive theme park offers more than 50 rides, shows, attractions, restaurants, shopping, a beautiful botanical garden and the LEGOLAND Water Park.

Fort De Soto State Park
Explore white-sand beaches, go on a fishing trip, hike together and check out the ruins of a historic fort on your state park adventure.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium
This is not your typical aquarium. This marine life rescue center is home to Winter the dolphin, star of the hit movies Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2, both filmed on location. Be inspired and learn about the ongoing work of rescue, rehabilitation and release.

Great Explorations Children’s Museum
Designed for children 10 and under, the 24,000-square-foot museum is full of exhibits and activities to stimulate learning through creativity, play and exploration