Flights to Tampa will take you into Tampa International Airport, situated close to the Tampa Bay waters. The airport offers a range of shops and restaurants and free Wi-Fi internet connection. An alternative to Tampa International Airport is Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. It is 15 miles away, and many cheap flights to Tampa land here. Arriving at Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport don’t forget to check out the “Second Level” and enjoy views of Tampa Bay and airport activity while relaxing at the full service lounge.
Car rentals are ideal for tourists arriving on Tampa flights. Car rental companies available for use include Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Budget Rent A Car. HART provides an extensive network of buses in Hillsborough County. If you wish to explore Pinellas County, you will find the PSTA bus network at your disposal. It is easy for tourists on Tampa flights to use the TECO Line Streetcar. This method of transportation is a great way to see the city’s main attractions. The Tampa trolley system serves the central business district, so it’s ideal for tourists on business travel.
If you’re planning to visit downtown Tampa, you should explore the fabulous Florida Aquarium. Art lovers will enjoy a trip to the Tampa Museum of Art, also in downtown Tampa. In North Tampa, you will find Busch Gardens— an amusement park and zoo in one. North Tampa is also home to the Lowry Park Zoo, which is perfect for kids. Families will enjoy spending a day at the Museum of Science and Industry—a must-see for anyone who has purchased airfare to Tampa. For the more active tourist, the Pebble Creek Golf Club is a delight. Tourists may also enjoy in a sunset cruise offered by Boat Charters.
Tampa is home to a variety of shopping malls, ideal for tourists who have already saved money on their cheap flights to Tampa. The International Plaza Mall and the Westshore Plaza Mall are both near Tampa’s main airport. Universal Mall and Citrus Park Town Center also provide wonderful shopping experiences.
Tampa offers a diverse selection of bars and restaurants. If you’re feeling hungry, you will find Cuban, Spanish and Italian cuisine at Carmine’s Restaurant. If you are after fast food, try Westshore Pizza for great cheesesteaks, or get delicious smoothies at Xtreme Juice Smoothies. Tourists on Tampa flights should take advantage of the city’s great nightlife. Try Club Joy, Czar, The Break Room, or Club Dawn for evening entertainment.