Attractions

THINGS TO DO IN TAMPA, FL

DISTANCE 15 MINUTES

Treat your family to the ultimate adventure at this park, which offers an array of fascinating attractions based on exotic encounters with the African Continent. Busch Gardens features thrilling rides, one of the country’s premier zoos containing more than 2,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games.

https://buschgardens.com/tampa/

DISTANCE 15 MINUTES

Adventure Island boasts water-soaked excitement for guests of all ages! Hit the slides for some fast-paced fun, visit the giant wave pool or grab a siesta in your own private cabana.

https://adventureisland.com/

DIASTANCE 30 MINUTES

Host to more than 10,000 aquatic plants and animals from all over the world, this 200,000 square foot facility lets you explore coral reefs and wetlands. You can even swim with the sharks, if you dare!

https://www.flaquarium.org/

DISTANCE 20 MINUTES

At Lowry Park Zoo, you and your family can visit more than 1,600 animals in lush and exotic habitats. Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in America by Child magazine. Enjoy shows, rides and the best that nature has to offer.

https://zootampa.org/

DISTANCE 15 MINUTES

MOSI is home to some of the finest exhibits in the country. Enjoy the new flight avionics simulator, the Gulf Coast hurricane wind tunnel or a tour of the human body at the “Amazing You” exhibit. MOSI also features an IMAX theatre.

http://www.mosi.org/

DISTANCE 30 MINUTES

In addition to being home to the 2004 Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning and the five-time arena football world champion team Tampa Bay Storm, Tampa Bay Times Forum hosts over 150 events annually, including concerts, family events, ice shows, the circus and indoor sports.

https://www.amaliearena.com/

DISTANCE 15 MINUTES

Raymond James Stadium is the home of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, University of South Florida Bulls football and the New Year’s Day Outback Bowl as well as concerts and special events.

https://www.amaliearena.com/

Loaded with interactive and educational exhibits and activities for kids, this museum makes learning about the world fun.

http://glazermuseum.org/

DISTANCE 15 MINUTES

Located on the campus of USF-Tampa, the gardens stretch some 16 acres and include over 3,000 plants and animals. Visit the USF website for information about events at the gardens.

http://gardens.usf.edu/

DIASTANCE 25 MINUTES

Located right on the water and offering more than 600,000 square feet of space in the heart of downtown Tampa, the Tampa Convention Center is Florida’s premier meeting facility.

https://www.tampagov.net/

DIASTANCE 25 MINUTES

Those who live to shop will find deep discounts at over 110 shops, including Calvin Klein, Coach, J. Crew, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH. Dining choices feature Green Leaf’s Beyond Great, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen, Johnny Rockets and more.  

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