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Ranked #1 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Theaters; Movie Theaters
1926 movie palace is on the National Register of Historic Places and still plays its Wurlitzer organ before shows.
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Ranked #2 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #3 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Parks
Owner description: Lettuce Lake Park opened in 1982 and quickly became a hub of activities. The 240-acre site offers something for everyone.... more » Owner description: Lettuce Lake Park opened in 1982 and quickly became a hub of activities. The 240-acre site offers something for everyone. Wooded picnic areas and a playground are family favorites. A 1.25 mile bicycle path/jogging trail, complete with a fitness course, meander through the park. Lettuce Lake is also a haven to study nature. An interpretive center, featuring exhibits, leads to a 3,500-foot boardwalk and an observation tower where visitors can view an extensive variety of wildlife. Canoes and kayaks are available for rent to visitors to experience a wholenew side of the Park. « less
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Ranked #4 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Zoos; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Reservations
Owner description: Do you see yourself looking over the vast Serengeti plains, searching the horizon for a glimpse of a pride of Lions, or a... more » Owner description: Do you see yourself looking over the vast Serengeti plains, searching the horizon for a glimpse of a pride of Lions, or a Leopard lounging in the trees? Do you imagine yourself in India, riding an elephant through the high grass with your eyes peeled for the elusive Tiger? Have you ever thought how great it would be to hike through the rainforest, listening to the tropical birds, ever on the lookout for a Leopard or an Ocelot high in the canopy? Have you ever been to the zoo and wanted to be closer to the exotic cats; so close you could almost touch them? You don't have to spend tens of thousands of dollars to make these dreams come true. The world's largest accredited big cat rescue facility is right here in Tampa, Florida at Big Cat Rescue. « less
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Ranked #5 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The Straz Center began as a dream by visionary citizens of Tampa who persevered to bring to reality one of the finest... more » Owner description: The Straz Center began as a dream by visionary citizens of Tampa who persevered to bring to reality one of the finest performing arts centers in the nation. It is many things to many people and it’s more than just a building, more than just a performing arts center. It is a presenter, a producer, an educator, a community partner and an economic engine for the Tampa Bay area. It is a cornerstone of the Tampa Bay community. The Straz Center creates a regional economic impact of more than $100 million each year. To our local economy it can mean more tourists staying in hotels, eating in restaurants, shopping in stores and visiting other venues when they are here. At both the local and national level, it provides access to more than 700,000 people of all ages, abilities and cultures each year. It also provides jobs for artists and other professionals who have a passion for the arts and for our mission. « less
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Ranked #6 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #7 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Visitors come to this warm water viewing center to see manatees, an endangered species of marine mammals.
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Ranked #8 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Zoos; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Busch Gardens(R) Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 297 acres of fascinating attractions based on exotic... more » Owner description: Busch Gardens(R) Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 297 acres of fascinating attractions based on exotic explorations around the world. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos with more than 12,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens Tampa provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age. « less
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Ranked #9 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Trails; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Biking Trails; Jogging Paths/ Tracks

Bayshore Boulevard is located in South Tampa, close to downtown Tampa and right next to Tampa General Hospital. It's a long winding sidewalk that takes you along the bay. Many... more »

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Ranked #10 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos
This popular zoo also has a facility to care for injured manatees, an endangered species.
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Ranked #11 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #12 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Experience 12,000 years of powerful stories at the Tampa Bay History Center. During your journey, you will stroll through a... more » Owner description: Experience 12,000 years of powerful stories at the Tampa Bay History Center. During your journey, you will stroll through a 1920s-era cigar store, row up the Hillsborough River, ride along with a cattle drive and learn about the early exploration of Florida. This waterfront building, with an eclectic Museum Store and the signature Columbia Cafe, is a memorable experience for families, history enthusiasts, Tampa area natives and beyond. « less
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Ranked #13 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Bodies of Water; Forests
State park campground in forest and along river.
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Ranked #14 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #15 of 92 attractions in Tampa
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Ranked #16 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: History Museums
Once the Tampa Bay Hotel, this museum focuses on the hotel's role in the Spanish-American War.
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Ranked #17 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #18 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #19 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Aquariums
This aquarium features a fascinating array of animals and birds found along Florida's waterways.
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Ranked #20 of 92 attractions in Tampa
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Ranked #21 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: George M. Steinbrenner Field is the Spring Home to the New York Yankees and Home to the Single-A Advanced Affiliate, the... more » Owner description: George M. Steinbrenner Field is the Spring Home to the New York Yankees and Home to the Single-A Advanced Affiliate, the Tampa Yankees. The Tampa Yankees play 70 home games from April through September with ticket prices starting as low as $4 per person. « less
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Ranked #22 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #23 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Owner description: Shooters World is the premier firearm store in the Tampa Bay area! Offering a large selection of new and used firearms, you... more » Owner description: Shooters World is the premier firearm store in the Tampa Bay area! Offering a large selection of new and used firearms, you are sure to find the ideal firearm for you. Shooters World offers state-of-the art indoor shooting ranges, including twenty-seven 25yd lanes and SEVEN 100-yard rifle lanes, We carry specialty hunting guns, tactical weapons and self-defense firearms, along with classes lead by expert instructors to teach Shooters World customers how to use their firearms comfortably and safely. Shooters World also offers gunsmith services, gun cleaning, and event planning. Want more information? Contact us or stop in today! « less
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Ranked #24 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Indoor Family Entertainment for all ages! Experience the thrill of high flyin' fun on our Gigantic Trampoline Arena,... more » Owner description: Indoor Family Entertainment for all ages! Experience the thrill of high flyin' fun on our Gigantic Trampoline Arena, AirSports like Dodgeball, Basketball, and Volleyball, and Arcade games and prizes. Conveniently located in Carrollwood on Linebaugh Ave. off of Dale Mabry. « less
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Ranked #25 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Parks
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Ranked #26 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks
Owner description: Located right across the street from Busch Gardens(R) Tampa, Adventure Island's(R) 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun... more » Owner description: Located right across the street from Busch Gardens(R) Tampa, Adventure Island's(R) 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun feature the ultimate combination of high-speed thrills and tropical, tranquil surroundings for guests of all ages. Within a soothing Key West atmosphere awaits an unrivaled blend of slides, corkscrews, waterfalls, a wave pool, children's water playground and other family attractions. Adventure Island also features outdoor cafes, picnic and sunbathing areas, a gift shop and a championship sand volleyball complex for hours of fun in the sun. « less
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Ranked #27 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Museums
Owner description: Glazer Children's Museum is a 53,000 square foot facility in the heart of Downtown Tampa. Created specifically for children... more » Owner description: Glazer Children's Museum is a 53,000 square foot facility in the heart of Downtown Tampa. Created specifically for children 10 and under, the Museum is a place where parents and children can learn through play and shared discovery. We offer 170 "interactivities" in 12 themed areas for families to explore and connect while having fun along the way.The Museum can be easily reached from anywhere in the Tampa Bay area. All themed areas on most exhibits are wheel chair accessible. « less
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Ranked #28 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Horse Tracks
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Ranked #29 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

This quaint and historic community is located in the heart of old Tampa, just south of downtown. As one of Tampa's oldest neighborhoods, Hyde Park boasts beautiful pre-1940's... more »

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Ranked #30 of 92 attractions in Tampa
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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