The hip, urban heart of Florida’s Gulf coast beats in Tampa Bay. Treasure awaits! Tampa Bay boasts thrilling rollercoasters, Cuban culture, vibrant nightlife, engaging museums, stunning shows, a sparkling waterfront, tranquil outdoor excursions, creative chefs, and craft beer – all steeped in warm weather and sunshine. Tampa Bay has an experience for every budget and style.
As the urban heart of Florida’s Gulf coast, Tampa Bay makes an ideal base for day-tripping across the region. Tampa is replete with awesome attractions for families, couples and sports fans alike. Kids of all ages will love Busch Gardens, the Africa-themed adventure park that's home to some of the best roller-coasters in the Sunshine State. Plus with all kinds of up-close animal encounters, it's somewhere the whole family will enjoy.
Elsewhere, come face-to-face with sharks and sea dragons at the world-class Florida Aquarium, or hand-feed giraffes and meet mysterious manatees at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo. Spot a dolphin on The Florida Aquarium’s Bay Spirit II. Discover Tampa Bay’s sparkling waterfront by hiring a paddleboard or water bike, piloting a self-drive e-boat or hopping the Pirate Water Taxi for a narrated cruise along the Hillsborough River. Soak up history strolling the brick streets of Ybor City, Tampa Bay’s Latin quarter. Drop into a Seventh Avenue cigar shop for a hand-rolled puro, made the same way since 1885. Order a café con leche and immerse yourself in Cuban culture without leaving the U.S.
And remember: You’re in Florida’s hub for craft brewing. Whether you like your beer light and bright or dark as night, there’s an exciting local pint around every corner. Visit world-famous Cigar City Brewing or local favorites Coppertail, Angry Chair or Rock Brothers to see what’s on tap.
So what are you waiting for? Plump for Tampa Bay holidays and give yourself a break. A real break, that is, full of sunshine, good times and whole heap of memories.