Local Guide

Tampa Bay Area Attractions

Tampa Bay offers everything you could want in a Florida vacation. Visit Busch Gardens, The Florida Aquarium, Lowry Park Zoo,the Museum of Sciene and Industry,or the many shopping centers. Professional sports include the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Devil Rays, and the Lightning. Visit historic Ybor City where the Cuban sandwiches are hot and crisp, the cigars are hand-rolled, and the colorful streets are lined with fun. Ybor City is Tampa's Latin Quarter with night clubs, unique shopping, and one of Tampa's oldest and best restaurants, the Columbia, celebrating its 100 year anniversary. The restaurant features flamenco dancers almost every night and delicious Cuban cuisine. Visit the beaches where the sand is white and water activities include sport fishing, jet skiing, parasailing, and boating. The many restaurants offer any type of food and the seafood is fresh and delicious. February brings the rowdy swashbucklers who invade Tampa for the Annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival - our Mardi Gras. We know you will love Tampa.

Night Life

The Tampa Bay area offers many exciting entertainment spots. Listed below are a few of them.