The Impulsive Traveler: Where to go, what to know in St. Petersburg, Fla.
If You Go
Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to St. Petersburg, Fla.? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of Feb. 18-20:
AirTran offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to Tampa International Airport, about 20 miles from St. Petersburg, with fares starting at $385 round trip.
Where to stay
Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
501 Fifth Ave. NE
On the National Register of Historic Places. Includes a marina, golf, tennis, heated pools and 347 elegantly comfortable rooms on seven floors. Rates from $259.
6300 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach