Tampa Bay Tourism Attractions
Tampa's Attractions and points of interest
Big Red Balloon Sightseeing Adventures
offers hot air balloon rides.
Hyde Park is an upscale district
in South Tampa. There are many fine shops and restaurants in
the area as well as a movie theatre.
Malibu Grand Prix is an entertainment
complex with two 18-hole miniature golf courses, a gameroom,
and two race tracks.
Seminole Gaming Palace - Seminole
reservation, casino, Hard Rock Cafe
The Skatepark of Tampa is a
world-famous skatepark, with many professional skateboarders
flocking to it in January for the Tampa Am, and in March, for
the Tampa Pro.
Tampa Union Station is an historic
train station between downtown and Ybor City.
Ybor City is a National Historic
Landmark District near downtown. It is a hotspot at night (especially
on the weekends due to the many nightclubs, bars, restaurants
and other entertainment venues in the area). Ybor City and Tampa
in general were an integral part of the Florida death metal
Zoological Gardens and Aquaria
- Big Cat Rescue is a non-profit
sanctuary for large cats. The facility is in the Citrus Park area
and is open to the public.
- Busch Gardens is a popular theme
park with rides, shows and animals.
- Florida Aquarium is located in
the Channel District near downtown.
- Lowry Park Zoo is rated
one of the nation's top mid-sized zoos.
Tampa's Live Theatre
Friday Morning Musicale 809 Horatio Street,
Tampa, Florida (813) 251-1990. The building, originally built
in 1926, now serves as a community center and theatre. It is
located in Hyde Park area of South Tampa.
Gorilla Theatre is an intimate
venue in Drew park.
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center
is located in downtown on the Hillsborough river and hosts a
variety of live shows and concerts
Tampa Theatre shows classic
and art house films. It occasionally hosts live performances.
Museums in Tampa
African Art Gallery
American Victory Museum
Cigar Museum And Visitor Center
is in Ybor City.
Henry B. Plant Museum is located
at the University of Tampa across the river from downtown.
Museum Of Science and Industry (MOSI)
Salvador Dalí Museum
is located across the bay in downtown Saint Petersburg, Florida.
It boasts one of the largest collections of Salvador Dalí's
art in the world.
Saunders Planetarium is part
Tampa Bay History Center is
Tampa Museum of Art is in downtown
on the Hillsborough river.
Tampa Police Museum is in downtown.
Ybor City Museum State Park
is near downtown Tampa in Ybor City.