From theme parks and museums to beaches and boardwalks, there are endless attractions and activities in Tampa of which visitors can take advantage at short distance from Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore!
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay combines world-class thrill rides, live entertainment and one of North America's largest zoos in an unforgettable adventure for the whole family. In Jungala, discover a colorful village, explore the treetops on a zipline adventure and connect up close with exotic animals. It's the only jungle in the world that plays with you
Immerse yourself in one of the top family-friendly aquariums in the county with interactive programs like "Swim with the Fishes" and "Dive with the Sharks" or take a peak behind the scenes with a shark feeding or penguin encounter at The Florida Aquarium.
Lowry Park Zoo
Named number one zoo in the USA, Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is only 10 minutes north from Downtown Tampa. Visit 2,000 plus animals in natural habitats including the Florida Manatee. Daily shows and rides. I-275 Exit 48. Free parking.
John's Pass Village & Boardwalk
This quaint turn-of-the-century fishing village is Pinellas County's #1 tourist attraction. Over one hundred merchants inhabit the Village with unique retail shopping, a variety of restaurants, the local fishing fleet, cruise lines, boat rentals, parasailing and jet skiing. Plenty of parking! The beach is a short stroll away.
MOSI - Museum of Science & Industry
4801 E Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33617
Toll-Free: (800) 995-6674 : Phone: (813) 987-6100 : Fax: (813) 987-6310
MOSII is a not-for-profit, community-based institution and educational resource dedicated to advancing public interest, knowledge, andunderstanding of science, industry, and technology. With a total size of over 300,000 sq. ft., MOSI is the largest science center in the southeastern United States, and home of the only IMAX Dome Theatre in the state of Florida. Kids In Charge! The Children's Science Center at MOSI is the largest children's science center in the nation. Disasterville, featuring WeatherQuest, MOSI's newest permanent exhibition combines education and 10,000 sq. ft. of interactive exhibits on the remarkable science behind natural disasters.
Ybor City State Museum
1818 E 9th Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: (813) 247-6323 : Fax: (813) 233-3343
Museum focusing on history of Ybor City, Tampa, the cigar industry and the immigrant ethnic groups who settled the community. The museum features cigar rolling demonstrations on Friday and Saturday, and offers walking tours of Ybor City at 10:30am on Saturdays. Open 9am-5pm daily. Museum store is in historic casita.
Tampa Bay History Center
801 Old Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 228-0097 : Fax: (813) 223-7021
Experience the heritage and diverse culture of the Tampa Bay area. Opening in December 2008, the Center will tell powerful stories and exhibit rich artifacts bringing to life the 12,000-year history of the region through highly engaging and interactive exhibits.
1060 Gulf Blvd.
Clearwater, FL 33767
This flour-fine sandy beach may be one of the widest and whitest in Floriday beyond the Panhandle.
Treasure Island Beach
10400 Gulf Blvd.
Treasure Island, FL 33706
This big, wide community beach has better shells than most beaches, but get there early for the best ones. Three public boat ramps and a marina are available.
Honeymoon Island State Park
One Causeway Blvd.
Dunedin, FL 34698
Sandy shores surround this island getaway, though some are rocky. Dogs on leashes are welcomed on the southeast side and boaters can anchor off parts of the north shore.
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