ELS/St. Petersburg is located on the beautiful waterfront campus of Eckerd College, only five minutes from the famous Gulf of Mexico. St. Petersburg, situated on Florida’s tropical west coast, is well known for its beaches, mild climate, and educational and cultural attractions. Many students enjoy taking trips to Magic Kingdom®, EPCOT®, Sea World®, Busch Gardens®, Islands of Adventure® and Universal Studios Florida®. Cultural attractions include the world famous Salvador Dalí Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry.