Top 10 things to do in Tampa
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Your Tampa City Visit
Home to pirate festivals, cigar bars, theme parks, and sandy beaches, this Gulf Coast getaway offers the perfect dose of fun and relaxation. Take your family on Safari at Busch Gardens; kayak with the manatees at Crystal River; or explore the “Gulp Coast” craft beer trail for a taste of the area’s burgeoning brewery scene. With such a wide variety of activities and attractions, Tampa is the perfect spot to choose your own adventure.
When to visit
September through November is the perfect time for outdoor activities, with mild temperatures and warm, sunny days. Whether you’re outdoor adventuring, visiting a local theme park, or strolling through the downtown River Walk, you’re almost guaranteed to encounter picture-perfect weather.
If you’re looking to explore downtown, hop on one of Tampa’s historic yellow streetcars that connects downtown with Ybor City. A relic of the city’s colorful past, these restored streetcars and historical replicas date all the way back to 1892. Plus, it’s a great way to avoid traffic.
Dolphin-Watching & Shell-Hunting Tour in St. Petersburg
Hit the waves for a scenic cruise in search of dolphins along the sandy shores of St. Petersburg. Step off the boat to hunt for sea shells along the beaches of Shell Island where you can cool down in the inviting waters.