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Best of Tampa Guide

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Tampa is a laid-back city with a vibrant arts scene and plenty of opportunities for adventure. Busch Gardens offers thrills for families and risk-averse adrenaline junkies, as does the domed IMAX theater of the Museum of Science and Industry. Spend a day touring Tampa’s many art museums, then cheer on your favorite Tampa Bay team at a home game. Get up close and personal with the majestic lions, tigers, and leopards of the Big Cat Rescue animal sanctuary.

All things to do » Things to do

Horse Power for Kids
Horse Power for Kids
Petting farm and riding stables.Farm animals ,exotics,pony rides ,train rides,hayrides all in a farm setting.
Attraction type: Farms
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Lettuce Lake Park
Lettuce Lake Park
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... 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
Attraction type: Parks
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Sunshine Skyway Bridge
Sunshine Skyway Bridge
Attraction type: Bridges
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Amalie Arena
Amalie Arena
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Big Cat Rescue
Big Cat Rescue
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... 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
Attraction type: Reservations; Nature & Wildlife Areas; Zoos
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House
Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern's Steak House
Ranked #1 of 2,066 Restaurants in Tampa
Price: $1 - $80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Wright's Gourmet House
Wright's Gourmet House
Ranked #2 of 2,066 Restaurants in Tampa
Price:
Cuisines: Bakeries, Delicatessen, Soups
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery
La Terrazza Restaurant
La Terrazza Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 2,066 Restaurants in Tampa
Price: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Doing business
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Brocato's Sandwich Shop
Brocato's Sandwich Shop
Ranked #4 of 2,066 Restaurants in Tampa
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Soups
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery
Eddie V's
Eddie V's
Ranked #5 of 2,066 Restaurants in Tampa
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Quality Inn & Suites Near Fairgrounds Ybor City
2.5 of 5
Quality Inn & Suites Near Fairgrounds Ybor City
$61 - $143
Ranked #18 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music
Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music
$47 - $62
Ranked #2 of 10 Tampa B&B and Inns
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Hilton Garden Inn Tampa North
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Tampa North
$88 - $161
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Temple Terrace
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites New Tampa I-75 Bruce B. Downs
$121 - $187
Ranked #1 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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Comfort Suites at Fairgrounds - Casino
2.5 of 5
Comfort Suites at Fairgrounds - Casino
$106 - $189
Ranked #3 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore
$92 - $188
Ranked #4 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
4.0 of 5
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
$146 - $287
Ranked #6 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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Epicurean Hotel
4.0 of 5
Epicurean Hotel
$177 - $375
Ranked #11 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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Renaissance Tampa Hotel International Plaza
4.0 of 5
Renaissance Tampa Hotel International Plaza
$137 - $324
Ranked #13 of 159 Hotels in Tampa
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