Places To Go in Tampa

Amalie Arena

401 Channelside Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 301-6600


Home to the two-time Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL. Tickets at 800-745-3000.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

10165 N. McKinley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 884-4386


As Florida's thrill ride leader, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is the ultimate family adventure, combining exciting seasonal events, incredible animal experiences, world-class roller coasters and more! Guests can take on a top-rated list of favorite attractions for thrill seekers, including the newly added hybrid coaster Iron Gwazi and classics like Cheetah Hunt, Montu and SheiKra. Animal fans can connect with hundreds of species from around the world as they stroll through the spacious park and even upgrade their day with exclusive experiences, including hand-feeding a giraffe on the 65-acre Serengeti Plain.

David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 229-7827


The Straz Center is located on a nine acre site along the east bank of the Hillsborough River in Downtown Tampa, and provides an environment for a wide variety of performances, concerts, and events including Broadway shows and the opera. This January 15-20th Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schnberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISRABLES, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MISRABLES tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion and the resilience of the human spirit.

Sparkman Wharf

615 Channelside Dr.
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 618-5844


Sparkman Wharf is a great entertainment destination for local and out of town guests alike to enjoy Tampa's great urban waterfront. The wharf has a variety of casual food options to satisfy your cravings.


615 Channelside Dr
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 514-2695


Dine, dance, drink and Bowl... this isn't your typical bowling alley. Splitsville includes a full-scale restaurant and bar in a contemporary setting. Located in the Sparkman Wharf entertainment complex on the downtown Tampa waterfront. Also available for group/alumni events.

Yacht Starship

603 Channelside Dr
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 223-7999


Yacht StarShip, America's First 3-diamond rated Dining Yacht by AAA, ranks in the top 28% of all restaurants. Our exquisite dining cruises offer private seating, table-side service, spectacular views, and dancing under the stars. With three yachts to choose from, Yacht StarShip is the ideal venue for spectacular corporate parties, group functions, weddings and special private events. "Create a Sea of Memories" on any occasion for parties of 2 to 600.

Ybor City Historic District

2015 E. 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 274-7936


Tampa's National Historic Landmark District. Ybor City offers a fresh mix of things to do; classic brick streets and historic facades blend into a distinct culture that enlivens your environment. Sidewalk cafs and retail boutiques line the areas walkable avenues and signature iron streetlamps complement authentic electric streetcars. With luxury hotels, live cigar rollers, social clubs, residences and worldly cuisines, Ybor City is truly flavored to suit any taste.

ZooTampa at Lowry Park

1101 W. Sligh Ave
Tampa, FL 33604
(813) 935-8552


ZooTampa at Lowry Park is known for having one of the most beautiful, tropical zoological settings in the world that brings together animals and visitors to create unforgettable, natural connections. The Zoo cares for the most diverse collection of Florida wildlife anywhere, and has won numerous awards for its animal preservation. At the Manatee Hospital, the Zoo's veterinary and animal-care staff treat sick, injured and orphaned manatees, and return them to the wild after full recovery. ZooTampa is a place of discovery that inspires generations to cherish and preserve wildlife. Parking is free. Group rates available. The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue, a short drive from Raymond James Stadium or take I-275 to exit 48. Visit or call (813) 935-8552 for more information. Also find the Zoo on Facebook and Twitter.

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