Things To Do In The
Tampa Bay Area

Fishing In Tampa Bay

It goes without saying, but the Tampa Bay area offers some of the world’s best fishing locations, with a tremendous amount of opportunities and different species.

BOATING

The serene, pristine, gorgeous waters of the Gulf of Mexico make for an ideal boating experience.

GOLFING

The Tampa Bay area is home to over 100 golf courses. In fact, it’s almost impossible to drive for 5 minutes without running into one!

CYCLING

245 acre, award-winning park with over 3 miles of trails and boardwalks, five unique ecosystems, picnic areas, playgrounds and a science center/shop.

BUSCH GARDENS

Tampa Bay’s No. 1 tourist destination, Busch Gardens combines exotic wildlife, Broadway-style shows, and more rides and record-breaking roller coasters than any destination in Florida.

Tampa Bay Automobile Museum

Features a unique collection of vintage cars and vehicles that demonstrate special creativity and imagination in their history and engineering.

DALI MUSEUM

A museum of Fine Art in St. Petersburg, Florida featuring a comprehensive collection of works by Salvador Dali.

The St. Pete Pier

This gleaming new attraction on the city’s picturesque waterfront promises limitless fun for everyone, from first-time visitors to long-time residents.

YBOR CITY

Tampa’s old Historic District, Ybor city offers shopping, dining, and historic tours along with a wide variety of nightlife to suit your tastes.

CHANNELSIDE

Offering dining, entertainment, shopping, cinemas, and other attractions, Channelside has plenty to offer “from sunlight to streetlights.”

MOTE MARINE LAB

Explore the secrets of the sea through touch pools, viewable-working labs and high-tech interactive exhibits that showcase the world-renowned research of Mote Marine Laboratory. See sharks, manatees and sea turtles, along with more than 100 other species of marine life.

CLEARWATER MARINE AQUARIUM

Located near Clearwater Beach, this is not your typical aquarium! Our marine life rescue center is home to Winter the Dolphin, star of the popular Dolphin Tale movies, filmed on location in Florida.

THE FLORIDA AQUARIUM

The Florida Aquarium tells Florida’s unique water story as it follows a drop of water from its underground source to the open sea. Exhibits include wetlands, bays & beaches, coral reef, and open ocean.

HARD ROCK CASINO & HOTEL

Home of all your favorite games, inlcuding Blackjack, Texas Hold’em Poker, 3 Card Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Asia Poker, Let It Ride and Baccarat.

DERBY LANE DOG TRACK

Derby Lane is more than just a Dog Track. It offers fine dining, racing, and poker all under one roof!

TAMPA BAY DOWNS

Tampa Bay downs offers a range of entertainment including horse racing, poker and golf all in a single location.