Top 7 Things to do in Tampa, Florida

There are a number of things to do in the city of Tampa. Here are some of them...


Stroll around Tampa Riverwalk

This 2.5-mile-long paved scenic trail runs along the Hillsborough River. You can stroll around the riverwalk, explore public art, rent a bike or try the restaurants.


Have fun at Busch Gardens

This is partly an amusement park and partly a zoo. Spending the day here is one of the best things to do in Tampa. Don't forget to ride the roller coaster here.


Meet the animals

The Florida Aquarium and ZooTampa are two popular family-friendly places in Tampa. You can meet a variety of animals from elephants to penguins to various aquatic animals here.


Try different dishes at Ybor City

Ybor City is popular for its authentic Cuban food. It is a National Historic Landmark District. You can try out different dishes from a variety of restaurants.


Explore the museums

There are a lot of museums that you can explore in Tampa. These include the Tampa Museum of Art, Henry B. Plant Museum, Tampa Bay History Center, etc.


Go on a dolphin-watching cruise

There are a number of cruises that will take you to Tampa Bay to explore its aquatic wildlife. You can see bottlenose dolphins, turtles, & other such animals here.


Watch a show

The not-for-profit Tampa Theatre hosts more than 500 events a year. It has amazing architecture & a beautifully designed night sky mural. You can watch a film or a live show here.


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