Tampa is an American city located on Tampa Bay along the Gulf Coast of Florida.
This city, which enjoys an exceptional location in the bay and only 30 km from the big city of Miami, is an important business center and is known for its parks, museums and other cultural sites.
However, the city of Tampa is not well known to tourists, we present below, its best attractions and sites of interest that make it an ideal place for your next vacation.
The Busch Gardens theme park on the African continent offers sensational rides and animal viewing areas. You can feed the giraffes by hand when you board a Serengeti safari!
The historic district of Ybor City, often referred to as “Cigar City”, which was developed by employees of Spanish and Cuban cigar factories at the end of the 19th century, has many restaurants, shopping centers and discos that were the basis of old cigar factories.
The city center also exudes a certain authenticity with its prestigious and elegant buildings that perfectly coexist with the symbol of the business city; the modern skyscrapers.
Harbour Island, the former rail terminal across from the city center, is now a very trendy place with high-end shops, hotels and restaurants.
If you are a fan of the aquatic world, don’t miss the Florida Aquarium, which reveals the diversity of the destination’s marine environment.
If you enjoy hiking, biking or bird watching, visit one of the many parks and reserves in the Tampa area, such as Hillsborough River State Park in Thonotosassa or Lettuce Lake Park north of Tampa.
Cheaper than Orlando, this gold mine for families is an excellent alternative to a family stay with a variety of activities.
This authentic and modern city traces with passion its festive and animated image.
Moreover, in January, the Florida metamorphoses into a colourful fair for the big pirate festival parade called Gasparilla.