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St. Petersburg, Florida Drive / Ride Vacation

Length: Approximately 1,935 km to St. Petersburg, FL via Interstate 75 from the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, ON
Description: When the snow arrives, it’s time to head south for the winter. One of the most popular routes is Interstate 75. Most travellers are anxious to reach those sunny Florida beaches and don’t take the time to enjoy the sights en route. Why not extend your drive and explore the many attractions along the way? From outdoor adventure buffs to culture lovers, there’s something for everyone.

For more information on the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail cycling route, click here.
Attractions: Michigan
  • Ford Museum
    What started off as Henry Ford’s personal machinery collection has evolved into a locomotive museum that houses antique machinery, pop culture items, aircrafts and other related memorabilia.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts
    This museum is a true gem, with more than 65,000 pieces of artwork. Enjoy this outstanding collection of everything from mummies to Monet!

  • World of Coca-Cola 
    Learn the history of the Coca-Cola Company from its start in 1886, and get a close look at more than 1,200 never-before-displayed artifacts. Tempt your taste buds with more than 100 beverages from around the world.
  • CNN Studio Tour
    Get up-close and personal with international news in the making.
  • Bicycle Tours of Atlanta
    This tour showcases historical sites and hidden gems off the beaten path. A bike and helmet are included.
  • The Center for Civil and Human Rights
    See how civil rights movements evolved in America.

  • Busch Gardens
    Thrill seekers will enjoy the large selection of rollercoasters, while animal lovers educate themselves through the Animal Care Center Behind the Scenes Tour.
  • Florida Auto Exchange Stadium
    See the Blue Jays in action during spring training.
  • Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary
    This is the largest wild bird hospital and bird sanctuary in the United States. It is dedicated to the rescue, care and rehabilitation of injured birds, as well as their release back into nature.
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium
    Visit this non-profit animal hospital whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and release sick and/or injured marine animals.
  • Beaches (Pinellas County)
    All beaches are 10-15 minutes west of the city of St. Petersburg.

Events: For more information about events and festivals happening along the way, visit Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida.  
Additional Information: To learn more about the Tampa area, click here.

For a listing of AAA recommended campgrounds, see Woodall's Campground Guides available for purchase at all CAA Stores.

For information about attractions, accommodations, restaurants and events in the area, refer to the Michigan/Wisconsin, Kentucky/Ohio/West Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and Central Florida  AAA/CAA TourBook® available to CAA Members at all CAA Stores.
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