Downtown Tampa is a vibrant city with a wealth of things to do. A variety of local and national events are held at the Tampa Convention Center. Discover undersea life at The Florida Aquarium. Enjoy concerts, sporting events and other major events at the St. Pete Times Forum. Take in a show at The David A. Straz Jr. Center. Or explore the Glazer Children's Museum and the Tampa Bay History Center with the family.
Celebrating 80 years, the University of Tampa is a private university located in downtown Tampa. UT offers over 100 undergraduate degree options, along with master's degree programs in business administration, accounting, finance, education, marketing, innovation management, and nursing. Location: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33606-1490. (813) 253-3333
Founded in the 1880s, Ybor was a community where millions of cigars were rolled by thousands of immigrants from Cuba, Spain and Italy. These days, the area is a popular night club and entertainment district. 7th Avenue, the main thoroughfare, was recognized as one of the "10 Great Streets in America" by the American Planning Association in 2010.
Raymond James Stadium is home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the USF Bulls football teams. George M. Steinbrenner Field, formerly known as Legends Field is the home of the Tampa Yankees, the Class A Advanced affiliate of the New York Yankees.
We love our fashion. Apple Store, Burberry, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus, Crate & Barrel. Dillard's, J. Crew, Nordstrom, Gucci, Tiffany & Co., kate spade, Urban Outfitters, Ocean Prime Restaurant. It's Tampa's most fashionable place.
The zoo is home to more Florida species than any other zoo including key deer, American alligator, flamingos, roseate spoonbill, Florida panther, American crocodile and river otter. In 2004, Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Child magazine and is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and biodiversity.
Spend a day at Busch Gardens and enjoy Rhino Rally, Montu, Kumba, Scorpion, Gwazi, Edge of Africa, Cheetah Chase, Congo river rapids, Stanley Falls and more, including live shows and thrilling coasters.
With an enrollment of 47,000, the University of South Florida , also known as USF, is the ninth largest university in the nation and the third largest in the state of Florida. The Princeton Review ranked the university among the "366 Best Colleges" in the United States.
With a recent expansion there are more of your favorites like Cheesecake Factory and Bahama Breeze, yum! And now for the shopping: Dick's Sporting Goods, Apple Store, bebe, Cache, Clark's, Abercrombie, Hollister, Sephora, Chico's, Loft, Macy's and so many more.
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Fort Desoto's North Beach was given the honor as top beach in America by Dr. Beach in 2005. You'll also find the 12-inch mortar battery, located at the fort for which the park was named, along with a dog park, fishing pier and miles of trails for walking, biking or jogging. Plus a canoe/kayak launch and fantastic campsites on the water.
About 10,000 people live in The City of St. Pete Beach, a barrier island community located just off the Pinellas County mainland. The island is also a winter home for many people hailing from the northern states, Canada and Europe. Spend the day shopping on historic Corey Avenue, dine at a waterfront restaurant, or spend the day skimboarding.
Downtown St. Petersburg is an exciting place with museums, galleries, restaurants, and entertainment, all on a beautiful waterfront setting. Go out to dinner. Watch a game. Take a boat tour. Visit the Pier. Explore the inverted pyramid. Or take in a sunset. It's a wonderful place to be.
Clearwater Beach dazzles with impeccable beaches and inviting waters. Don't miss out on all the fun you can have: dolphins at the Aquarium, football at Bright House Field and nightly fun at the Sunsets at the Pier 60 Festival.