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What to see in Tampa

Tampa Attractions


The city of Tampa is one of the top spots in Florida. As a holiday destination, its main draws are the fantastic Busch Gardens amusement park and Ybor City, the historic downtown Spanish district, with its nightclubs, bars and shops, converted from Cuban cigar factories. The Henry B. Plant Museum offers visitors exotic exhibitions and architecture and tropical gardens to explore. The Tampa Museum of Art lures tourists with both ancient and contemporary treasures. The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) will delight and educate young and old. The Tampa Bay History Center walks visitors through 12,000 years of the region's history.

Holidays in Tampa are designed for families with children. Apart from the impressive Busch Gardens, families will enjoy the enormous Florida Aquarium and the Big Cat Rescue, the largest accredited big cat rescue facility in the country.


Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens is an extraordinary adventure park: a combination between massive zoo and theme park. It predates Florida's more famous Walt Disney World and offers an equally exciting and entertaining…

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Clearwater Beach

Known for the breath-taking sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico and warm tropical breezes, Clearwater Beach has consistently been voted one of the top 10 beaches in the United States. Perfect for family…

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Florida Aquarium

More than 5,000 aquatic creatures live at the three-storey Florida Aquarium, where it is possible to explore the underwater world in air-conditioned comfort. The Florida Aquarium is home to an impressive…

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Henry B. Plant Museum

The Henry B. Plant Museum, in the heart of downtown Tampa, is designed to transport visitors back to the turn of the century. The ornate building is Moorish in design, featuring 13 silver minarets…

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Museum of Science and Industry

The hands-on Tampa Museum of Science and Industry, affectionately known as MOSI, is designed to educate, amaze, and amuse both young and old with more than 450 interactive exhibits. Visitors can experience…

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St Petersburg

A picturesque peninsula located on Florida's west coast, bordered by the Gulf of Mexico to the west, St Petersburg is the fourth largest city in the state of Florida and is commonly…

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Tampa Museum of Art

The Tampa Museum of Art's stunning facilities is located along Gasparilla Plaza. The 66,000-square-foot building houses a collection of 20th-century and contemporary art, as well as a renowned collection…

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Ybor City

Ybor City in central Tampa, is a National Historic Landmark District that beckons visitors back to an era when this Latin Quarter was the cigar capital of the world. The historic enclave, founded in…

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