Tampa Bay offers a plethora of entertainment opportunities for the visitors. Your tour to Tampa will be full of excitement as well as relaxation as there are more to see here. At one time, you can enjoy animal encounters as well as thrill rides, and the next time you can catch a Bradway show. So you can experience the dynamic destination of Florida.
Best Time to Visit
If you are a tourist and are planning for Tampa tour, then choose September to December months to come to this city. A lot of tourists prefer to visit the city between January month to April month which can save you from the cold weather.
Busch Gardens Tampa
Busch Gardens Tampa, spanning over 300 acres, is one of the greatest zoos in North America. In spite of the zoo, there are other attractions which feature roller coasters, shopping, interactive experiences etc. This place is engaged in the efforts to preserve animal conservation.
Tampa Museum of Art
The Tampa Museum of Art is an excellent museum with a lot of contemporary art, modern art and antiquities. Established in the year 1979, this museum provides the visitors a creative environment which is great to explore as well as enjoy excellent visual art with the help of a great range of temporary and permanent exhibitions and collections.
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Centered in Tampa’s Waterfront Arts District, the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is located at the significant Cube building, which is one of the innovative spaces of Florida. The FmoPA is highly committed to exhibiting wonderful photographic art and also feature a range of contemporary and historical artwork made by national and international photographic arts.
Museum of Science & Industry
Highly committed to inspire as well as encourage the understanding of technology, science, and industry, the Museum of Science & Industry provides as many as 450 experiences and activities for the visitors who come here for enjoyment purposes such as robot zone, live science demonstrations, Bio-Works butterfly garden, daily science talks and so on.
Shopping in Tampa
University Mall is strategically located close to the Busch Gardens, the Museum of Science & Industry and Adventure Island etc. This mall offers best shopping opportunities to the visitors to a lot of stores here such as Dillard’s, Macy’s, Burlington Coat Factory, Sears etc. There are also a large number of shops you will find here such as jewelry shops, sport equipment shops, men’s and women’s garments shops etc.
Channelside Bay Plaza
Channelside Bay Plaza is a great collection of restaurants, nightlife, and retailers which are located on the brick Plaza which is European styled. The shop lovers here will find a large number of fountains, palm trees & umbrella-shaded tables here. This place offers the visitors a great shopping opportunity with all the best shops available ranging from coffee shops, paintings shop, apparel shops etc. If you are looking for bowling, then you can head to Splitsville which has a modern bowling alley along with a lounge and an excellent restaurant.