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.
Tampa is Florida’s hip, urban blossoming Gulf Coast destination. With blue skies, eternal sunshine, a glistening waterfront, world-class chefs, and a family-friendly culture, Tampa is truly the perfect vacation destination.
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Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Tampa can choose from 820 places to stay that have WiFi. 112 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 194 places to stay that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Tampa, you'll want to pick from 809 places to stay that provide parking. We track 336 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 212 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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