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Travel & Lodging

St. Petersburg is located on Florida's West Coast and is easily accessible by major roadways and nearby airports. Air travelers are recommended to use Tampa International Airport, which is a 30-minute drive from downtown St. Petersburg.

All St. Anthony's Triathlon activities are conducted in Vinoy Park along the Tampa Bay waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg. The Meek & Mighty Triathlon takes place at nearby North Shore Pool.

Directions to Vinoy Park

From I-275 in St. Petersburg take Exit 23-A to I-375. Travel east on I-375 past St. Anthony's Hospital into downtown St. Petersburg. Continue straight ahead for several blocks (you're now on 4th Ave. N.) to Beach Drive. Turn left on Beach Drive and travel three blocks to 7th Avenue North. Turn right on 7th Avenue North and travel two blocks to Vinoy Park. Parking is available in the lots just north of North Shore Pool, in the downtown area and in surrounding neighborhoods.


The Hampton Inn & Suites is an Official Hotel of St. Anthony's Triathlon. Downtown St. Petersburg's newest property is less than a mile from Vinoy Park. Please contact the Hampton Inn & Suites at (727) 892-9900.

The Alden Beach Resort is an Official Hotel of St. Anthony's Triathlon. The resort is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico on St. Pete Beach. Please call (800) 237-2530 for details or visit their website. 

The Comfort Inn & Suites is an easy 10 miles to Downtown St. Petersburg. The hotel includes a deluxe continental breakfast, complimentary airport shuttle transportation, spacious rooms with an upgrade to a room with a microwave-refrigerator. Please call (727) 573-3334.

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites of St. Petersburg, FL has 76 beautifully appointed, spacious rooms and suites with free high speed wired and wireless internet access throughout the entire property. We have Jacuzzi, business, and kitchenette suites available, and all guests receive a free deluxe hot breakfast bar. 24 hour fitness center with TV, heated outdoor pool. All rooms have mini-refrigerators, microwaves, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, and coffeemaker. Our property is conveniently located right off of Exit 26 on I-275, behind Cracker Barrel Restaurant, 5 miles from Baywalk and Downtown St. Petersburg. For reservations, call (727) 520-7800.

Staybridge Suites is less than a mile from the downtown historic district. Offering free Wi-Fi, the modern apartment-style units have flat-screen TVs with premium channels, as well as full kitchens and separate living rooms. Complimentary perks include buffet breakfast, area shuttle, evening social (some weeknights) and parking. Located at 940 5th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL. For reservations, call (727) 821-0777.


TriBike Transport

TriBike Transport (TBT) is providing trusted, economical, hassle-free service to your race. Reserve your space today for premium bike transport.

Fully-Assembled Bike Transport

The original Fully Assembled Bike Transport service for cyclists and triathletes alike. For an additional fee TBT will take your wheel bag and a gear bag, too!

Pack & Ship Bike Transport

TBT offers Pack & Ship service to athletes living in areas that their trucks just can’t get to. You’re only responsible for dis-assembling and boxing your bike for outbound shipping and then re-assembly once your bike is returned home. TBT will handle the rest!

Valet Service*

Take the night off and use TBT’s optional Valet Service. Whether you shipped your bike with TBT or not –TBT will pick up your bike and bags (bike and run) from transition after your race. Two unique Valet Services to choose from:

  • Next Day Valet* – stop by TBT’s corral the day after the race for your pedals and bags (and bike too, if you’ve got your own transportation)
  • Finish & Fly* – leave it to TBT to pack your bags in a gorgeous TBT Duffle and ship it home with your bike. The duffle is yours to keep!

 Travel light with TBT!

For more information and to find a partner shop near you, please visit

*Available at select races

**All fully assembled transports include $1,000 of declared value, with option to purchase additional coverage. P&S transports include option to purchase coverage.

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