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Here we list the must-visit places in Tampa:
Here are the airports that located near Tampa:
Subtropical monsoon climate, high temperature and rainy in summer, low temperature, and dry in winter.
Date: end of January
Pirate Festival, which has a history of more than 100 years, should be regarded as one of the most distinctive festivals in Tampa. It was founded in 1904 to commemorate the brave and wise captain Jos Gasparilla. Now, it has become a Carnival Party with pirates as the theme.
Florida Strawberry Festival
Date: end of February to early March
The 11 days Florida Strawberry Festival is an annual strawberry event in Florida. It was first held in the 1930s and has a history of more than 80 years. At this time of year, Plant City (about 20 minutes' drive from Tampa) attracts strawberry lovers from all over the world, from strawberry pie, strawberry milkshakes to strawberry ice cream, strawberry pizza, and everything you can imagine about strawberries. In addition to the tempting food that makes you eat your fingers, there are also rich and colorful entertainment activities here. It is definitely a "Romantic Red Carnival".
Airports: there are four airports in and around Tampa, namely Tampa International Airport (TPA), Peter O.KnightAirport (TPF), Tampa Executive Airport (VDF), and St. Petersburg Clear Water Bay International Airport. Among them, Peter O.KnightAirport Tampa Executive Airport and Tampa Executive Airport are two small general aviation stations, mainly serving private aircraft and aviation colleges.
Bus: Redcoach Tampa intercity bus. It is an important land transportation tool connecting Tampa with other major cities in Florida (such as Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, etc.), which provides plug and free wireless network to create a comfortable riding environment for tourists. Between Orlando and Tampa, you can also take the Florida express bus, which requires advance booking. The ticket price is about $45 per person.
Port of Tampa: Located on the west coast of Florida, about 40 kilometers away from the Gulf of Mexico, it is the largest port in Florida.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hard Rock
The largest casino in Florida and the sixth-largest in the world. Inside the casinos, there are many collections of star costumes and signed guitars on the walls.
Tampa's most popular wildlife theme park. There are both world-class thrilling roller coasters and South American style live performances. It can be said that it is an all-inclusive playground, or it is one of the largest zoos in North America. It seems that it is difficult to describe it accurately. Because when you come here, you can experience it all at once. It is definitely the best choice for the whole family to travel.
Address: 10165 n McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612.
Opening hours: the opening hours are different every day, usually 9:00-10:00 and 18:00-22:00.
The Florida Aquarium
Tampa, as a famous coastal city on the east coast of Florida, naturally has a well-known aquarium. The Florida Aquarium, located in Downtown Tampa, is one of the most famous. Integrating entertainment, leisure, and popular science education, there are special pavilions of rare animals, wonderful live performances, and a wide range of water projects. In addition, you can also board the aquarium sightseeing cruise, and those lovely dolphins, a thorough intimate contact.
Address: 701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
Opening hours: 9:30-17:00; closed at Thanksgiving and Christmas
With Tampa's proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and its deep-water port, cigar manufacturing began to flourish here, as did preparations for the Spanish American war. Cigar manufacturing moved from Key West to Tampa City and put its development center in Ybor City. With the development of this industry, a large number of immigrants came from Cuba, Italy, Germany, and Spain, and brought their own languages, traditions and eating styles into the city. Among them, Cuban culture has a far-reaching influence on the region. So far, the descendants of Cubans still abide by their national traditions. Although cigar factories no longer exist, Cuban restaurants, fragrant coffee roasters, cigar shops, and the annual Latin Festival still remain in this land. At that time, there was a colorful building near the cigar factory. Now it has been occupied by Centro Ybor, which integrates leisure and entertainment. The baking workshop then became Ybor City Museum State Park.
Address: Ybor City, Tampa, FL 33605 United States
Clearwater Beach is known for its sugar beaches and Emerald Green Bay waters and therefore stands out from the rest. It was named the No.1 beach in the United States and the 20th among the "top 25 beaches in the world" and won the TripAdvisor traveler's Choice Award in 2016. Relax at a beach cottage, bike along the beach walk along the paved road, choose a Bay restaurant to enjoy delicious seafood or join the nighttime sunset celebration at pier 60.
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
Tampa has the largest non-profit zoo in Tampa, but it seems that the three words "zoo" can not explain this place well. There are not only traditional animal tours and performances but also a variety of entertainment items, such as forest trains, water hovercraft, small roller coaster, and so on. In 2004, it was named "the most suitable zoo for the whole family" by American children's magazine.
Address: 1101 w slit, Tampa, FL 33604.
Opening hours: 9:30-17:00; closed at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Henry B. Plant Museum
After the glory of the gilded age, the museum shows visitors the style of the past and the appearance of today. The light tower on the top of the museum attracts curious people to pay a visit. The interior of French furniture, Venetian mirrors, and other precious exhibits depict a beautiful picture, the history page can be so interesting.
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33616
The Dali Museum
The museum has a large collection of Dali's works, including 96 oil paintings, more than 100 watercolors and sketches, and thousands of sculpture, photography, and archival materials.
Address: 1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
Opening hours: 10:00-17:30, extended to 20:00 on Thursday (no ticket sales 15 minutes before closing); closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
One day tour in Tampa
It takes about 2 hours to Petersburg in the morning. Here, is located in the world's most famous surrealist painter - El Dali's Masterpiece Collection and Dali Museum. Next, we come to Clearwater bay. Clearwater bay is the most popular resort for European tourists in Florida, with a quiet and pleasant climate. The famous Clearwater Bay Avenue makes you experience the beautiful scenery of white beach as white as sugar. After lunch, head to Tampa, the largest city on the west coast of Florida in the afternoon. This is also the site of the Florida aquarium. In addition to seeing all kinds of unique marine life in Florida aquarium, what you can't miss is its unique wild Dolphin Cruise. In addition to the beautiful city scenery of Tampa Bay, you have a 95% chance to see wild dolphins during the 75-minute journey. Your leisure time with one of the world's smartest marine animals will be a wonderful memory for you. At the end of the day, head to Ybor City, a Cuban town in Tampa. It used to be the largest cigar producer in the world. Today, the once-abandoned Latin block is rejuvenated and full of nostalgic atmosphere. Now, there are numerous shops, restaurants, and theaters, where you can find handmade cigar rolling workshops. Besides watching the exquisite skills of Cuban cigarette technicians, you can also taste them yourself.
Located in Clearwater, it is the first Hooters restaurant opened in 1983.