Florida is not called the Sunshine Sate for nothing. It is bathed in sunlight for much of the year. It is also the destination of choice for those who want to bask in those warm rays and enjoy miles and miles of golden sands. It also has great opportunities for those who want to enjoy pastimes like golf. But there is a lot more to Florida than these pursuits – especially for those who want to explore Tampa in Florida.
Tampa has gained a reputation for a great destination for family holidays – but it has also become renowned for its cultural and historical attractions – and it also boasts some of the best destinations to enjoy fine meals in the state of Florida.
So what are some of the prime destinations for those who want to delve deeper into what makes Tampa such a great place to visit?
For the family Busch Gardens is just about perfect. This amusement park offers a wide variety of attractions for the whole family. those who are young, or young at heart will love adventures such as the ‘Serengeti Safari’ or the much loved bird gardens. Of course the standard restaurants and bars as well as souvenir shops are also their in abundance – but it is the opportunity to spend time with the family that takes front and center stage.
If there is one experience that will allow people visiting Tampa to get under the skin of what makes this one of the most wonderful cities in Florida it is the Tampa Riverwalk.
For any tourist to the area this should be one of their first stops for no other reason that it is so filled with opportunities to enjoy what makes Tampa such a wonderful place to vacation.
The Riverwalk has it all. Visit the Tampa Aquarium – an experience that should not be missed. There are also a myriad of restaurants and other cultural venues such as the World WAR II American Victory Ship that should not be missed. But above all this is an excursion that should be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. After all this is a city that is a combination of laid back and exciting.
If you are ever in Florida as a tourist and miss out on Tampa you will regret it. It is simply one of the most intriguing cities in the state. Set aside some time – you will not regret it.