As with any big city Tampa has many attractions that are good candidates for your must do and see list. This page is still very much under construction and incomplete, as we only post what we have experienced first hand and our journey through Tampa has only just begun. However, please feel free to browse this page and check out the exciting and fun places that we have been and stay tuned for more to come, as we continue our journey an add our Tampa experiences to this page.

Major Airport: Tampa International Airport (TPA)

Tampa’s Downtown Must Do’s

Where to Eat In Downtown Tampa

Sparkman Wharf

Sparkman Wharf is an entertainment complex on Tampa’s Downtown waterfront. Unique rows of recycled shipping containers have been transformed into take out style eateries. Outdoor seating provided around the wharf makes this an enjoyable and scenic experience. Live music and other forms of entertainment is usually provided on weekends. An outdoor biergarten, for adult beverages, sits in the middle of the wharf.

Splitsville – “Southern + Social” Located at the Sparkman Wharf complex, Splitsville is a meal and more. Award wining chef inspired food, bar, bowling alley, pool hall and all around place to hang out and have a good time.

Armature Works

Armature Works which is a 73,000 square foot historically restored streetcar warehouse. The structure dating back to 1910 was once the repair and storage facility to the original Tampa Electric Streetcar and Railway Company and it has been authentically restored back to it’s former glory by using as many of the original materials as possible. Now Armature works houses the Heights Public Market, multiple restaurants, event spaces, bars and shops.

Getting Around Downtown Tampa

Other than by car, to get around Downtown Tampa, you can take advantage of the free trolley, servicing downtown and Ybor City, or you can rent a scooter or take a water taxi. Of course there is always walking and with the Riverwalk, it makes walking in downtown a very enjoyable form of getting around.

Places to stay near Downtown

Historic Ybor City


Tampa East Side Attractions

Busch Gardens & Adventure Island

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Places to Stay near Busch Gardens, Adventure Island and USF

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

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Other Fun Tampa Attractions & Nearby Lodging

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Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park

Noteworthy Attractions and Outdoor Activities Near Tampa

Upper Tampa Bay Conservation Park