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5 Must See Things in Tampa Bay

If you’re headed on your way to Tampa Bay, you’re in for a treat. From the unique architecture of the historic Tampa Bay Hotel to the beautiful gulf coast sunsets, this tropical Florida city has all manner of attractions, activities and events. A Tampa family vacation is the perfect way to spend your valuable vacation time.

Tropical plants fill the local area with rich colors and floral scents. Glittering canals and intercoastal waterways can be found all along the coast, the perfect way to spend a day seeing the local wildlife, including dolphins and  manatees.

Florida is one of the world’s top destination spots, and Tampa Bay personifies that tradition, making it an ideal vacation destination. Places to see in Tampa Bay include theme parks such as Busch Gardens (where you can find the famous Sheikra Roller Coaster), the national award-winning Lowry Park Zoo, some of the country’s top beaches, and professional sports teams such as the Tampa Rays baseball team all add to the number of things to see and do.

If you’re seeking something more culture or arts related you can catch a presentation at Ruth Eckerd Hall, which showcases everything from dramatic productions to operas to musicals to concerts and even Cirque de Olay.

Tampa is also recognized for its large variety of multinational restaurants, where you can enjoy everything from seafood to steaks in addition to a variety of culturally based eateries such as Ethiopian. Tampa’s nightlife is equally diverse, with plenty of dance clubs and martini bars where you can mix and mingle and dance the night away.

If golf is your thing, you need look no further. There are dozens of golf courses in Tampa, some of them world famous and the site of PGA tournaments. Or maybe the water calls to you. From boating down a peaceful river to deep sea fishing in the Gulf, to just enjoying the sun on the beach, Tampa has anything you could be looking for.

What about a cruise trip? Just jump on a cruise ship departing from the Port of Tampa. It’s an easy and enjoyable trip to exotic destinations such as Cozumel, Key West and the Caymans. So start putting together your own Tampa vacation package. You’ll find that no other Florida destination comes close to offering the satisfaction Tampa Bay’s natural beauty and man-made attractions.