5 Places To Visit In Tampa Bay Florida

Planning on visiting Tampa Bay? Still not sure yet where or what to visit during your stay? Well, we made it a little easier for you. Here you will find a list of places to visit in Tampa Bay Florida and also things to do.

The Florida Aquarium 

This aquarium is one of the best aquariums in the country. It has over 20,000 creatures that are aquatic, including alligators, sharks, otters and other. Visit the wetlands, stroll by the waters that contain alligators all the way to the river streams where you can see otters playing and exploring.

Then wander on the boardwalk where you can touch different species like sharks and stingrays in a pool that’s called Stingray beach. Keep your eyes open for southern stingrays, bamboo sharks, coral catsharks and many more. Check out penguins from close. Also, you shouldn’t miss the Ocean Commotion that is an exhibit of a big red octopus, thousands of sardines and others. There is also a zone for kids that is called Explore a shore, it is a water fun zone that is located outdoors.

Family adventure game through Downtown 

This is a fun and unique way to explore Tampa Bay with an Adventure game that is family oriented. It is a GPS game that is self-guided on a tablet that you get from them and it makes you go to some of the most beautiful Tampa Bay spots. The game consists of a 2-mile walk.

Tampa Bay history cruise

This is a perfect way of exploring one of the most beautiful harbors in Florida. The history cruise is transporting travelers back in time while floating in beautiful blue waters. Here you can see the real pirate ship that is known as Gabrielle and also take in the views of popular museums, million-dollar houses and also visit the renowned “Plant Hotel” whilst listening to the expert commentaries about the rich past of the city.

Busch Gardens

Here lies the vast 335-acres African themed animal park where you can have the ultimate family adventure. It has one of the biggest zoos in North America that contains more than 12,000 creatures. Besides this, here you can also encounter numerous live shows, rides, shops, games, and restaurants. This is a whole family experience. You can also do an upgrade which grants you the possibility of visiting Aquatica, SeaWorld Orlando, and Adventure Island Tampa Bay. You can also get dining packages that last the whole day.

Dive With Sharks

This is a guided expedition that lasts 90 minutes and it is a replica of Florida Keys' most amazing dive sites. You just have to put on some scuba suit that you get from them and you get to experience the thrills of scuba diving from the bottom of Shark bay exhibit. Here you can experience a real adventure that a coral reef can offer while also swimming with huge sharks. And by the way, every diver has to be scuba certified.


So, if you ask yourself “What to do in Tampa Bay Florida” don’t worry it has a lot of stuff to offer. But we have listed some of them that we liked the most. It is an awesome weekend getaway place to relax and to go on some amazing adventures.

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