Located on Florida’s western-central coast, Tampa is a perfect destination, no matter what kind of fun you’re looking for.
Thrill seekers should definitely check out Busch Gardens, with 300 acres of rides, shows, and animal exhibits. If you want more animal fun, check out Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center, or Big Cat Rescue, a sanctuary for big cats.
Check out the Henry B. Plant Museum for Florida history, or the Tampa Bay History Museum to learn more specifically about the history of the region. Kids will love the Glazer Children’s Museum, filled with workshops, science, and art -- all hands on and designed for kids 12 and under. Canoe through the Hillsborough River or lay out on the nearby beaches. Tampa has plenty of water-based activities as well.
If you’re looking for the eclectic shops and trendy cafes, head to Seminole Heights, full of locally-owned restaurants and bars as well. Ybor City is another popular neighborhood for its historic architecture, museums, and authentic Cuban food. Another hot-spot in the city is Davis Island, full of upscale dining and charming streets.
Tampa is a friendly city, with helpful locals.
The best time to visit is in the spring or summer to enjoy the best of the area's outdoor activities.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Tampa. The warmest months in Tampa are August and May, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 36 ˚F. The wettest month in Tampa is August with 9.48 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.44 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Tampa has 8012 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Tampa is available at $10 per night. On average, a place to stay in Tampa will cost you $116 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Tampa can pick from 1606 places to stay that provide WiFi. 226 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 398 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Tampa? Then choose one of the 1580 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 672 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.
If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 432 pet-friendly accommodations available.
In Tampa AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 8 providers, including 1308 places to stay from Airbnb, 116 accommodations from VRBO and 116 places to stay from Homeaway.
4688 of our places to stay in Tampa have been rated by previous guests. They rated 68% as excellent or good. 2052 accommodations allow instant booking.