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Top Things to Do in Tampa Bay, Florida

Rasshmie Salunkhay Jun 19, 2019
The alluring charms of Tampa Bay, like the serene shorelines, historic museums, variety of gardens and most importantly, the wildlife parks make it a vacationer’s delight!

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Sunshine Skyway

Sunshine Skyway Bridge is a toll bridge about 12 miles long.

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This multi-lane highway spans elegantly across the lower Tampa Bay. Interestingly, it was reconstructed after getting damaged, back in 1980.

Tampa Riverwalk

One of the most convenient ways to explore Tampa Bay is taking a stroll across the Riverwalk.
It stretches over a couple of miles, comprising of enticing spots on the way, like world class restaurants and the famous Riverwall Exhibit.

Clearwater Beach

As the name suggests, the beach indeed has a beautiful stretch of clear waters and white sand. If you are an adventure junkie, parasailing, jet-skiing as well as stand-up paddle boarding is available to give you an adrenaline rush!

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Ybor City

Ybor City, was known as the Cigar Capital of the World and had 12,000 workers in about 200 cigar factories.

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Numerous museums in the city will take you back to its glorious past. The electric bus ride is a must though, for the urban vibes the city exudes.

Florida Aquarium

Have you ever had a stint of swimming along with the sharks? If not, then Florida Aquarium is the place to be. It ranks among country's top aquariums and 'Dive and Swim' tours are its speciality.

ZooTampa at Lowry Park

An acclaimed crowd-pleaser of Tampa city, this wildlife spot is entertaining enough with its habitation of multitude of species, since 1950.

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University of South Florida

With a straggling campus encompassing hundreds of buildings, the University of South Florida boasts of being one of the best architecture centers in the world.

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Tours are organized for visitors, to enjoy amazing sights such as the fountain-dotted campus, racquetball courts, Hillsborough river, etc.

Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center

A unique feature of Tampa is the Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center.
Animal lovers can catch this fantastic experience at Apollo Beach. When Tampa Bay's temperatures drop, the Manatees glide here for warmth.

Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens have a superb amalgam of thrilling roller-coasters, wild animal exhibits and a garden spanning as far as 136 hectares. A diversified wildlife and entertainment for all ages is what you can expect here.