Tampa

Top 3 places to see and top 3 things to do in Tampa (USA)

  • By Gabriela A
  • Destinations
  • 21.10.2016

If you are planning a vacation stop in Tampa, Florida, then try to see some of the following attractions on your trip:
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has rides and animal attractions in its 335-acre Africa-inspired theme park. There are six famous roller coasters, more than 2,000 animals, and several live animal shows. Plus, you can even feed kangaroos or wallabies, as well as watch zebra, rhinos, and giraffes walk free in the Serengeti Railway exhibit. Plus, there are shops and food venues.
Florida Aquarium
The Florida Aquarium showcases over 20,000 plants and animals from all over the globe. The main theme is flora and fauna from Florida, and you can also get a chance to pet a stingray, watch sharks being fed, and see parading penguins.
Henry B Plant Museum
The Henry B Plant Museum was once the majestic and beautiful Henry B Plant's 1891 Tampa Bay Hotel. It was so eccentric that guests who came of the train were let out directly into the hotel’s lobby.
Tampa Museum of Art
Designed by architect Stanley Saitowitz, the Tampa Museum of Art holds six galleries of artwork, such as a collection of Greek and Roman relics, new media and contemporary photography examples.
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
This is a small, more intimate museum dedicated to photography. It is in the 2nd and 3rd story of the Cube, which is a five-story atrium, located in downtown Tampa. It holds a permanent collection featuring Harold Edgerton and Len Prince, and other temporary exhibits that vary.
Dinosaur World
This theme park houses more than 150 life sized dinosaur models to thrill kids and adults alike. The dinosaurs are set up in realistic exhibits alongside native plants, and kids can dig in a paleontological site to look for fossils they can take home.