As a 335-acre family entertainment park, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay offers an array of fascinating attractions based on an adventurous theme of the African continent. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos featuring more than 2,700 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay provides adventure and festivity for guests of every age. (813) 987-5082.
An entertainment and resort destination unlike anything else in the world. Featuring four unique theme parks, The Magic Kingdom, Epcot Center, Animal Kingdom and MGM Studios.
SeaWorld Orlando is located 10 minutes south of downtown Orlando. Situated on more than 200 acres, the world's most popular marine life park features a spectacular variety of marine animals and animal attractions, including more than 20 major shows, attractions, educational exhibits and rides.
Encompassing over 840 acres in Orlando, Florida, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS is a sprawling new vacation destination where you'll find not one, but TWO colossal theme parks filled with the world's most state-of-the-art rides and attractions; unparalleled shopping, dining and live entertainment; world-class resorts and more. UNIVERSAL STUDIOS combines the creativity of Hollywood with the greatest stories of all time to create truly memorable, once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
Kennedy Space Center
The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex provides an exhilarating and educational experience of the space program. Whether touring the Rocket Garden, or boarding a full-scale replica of the Space Shuttle Explorer, visitors are guaranteed to gain a new perspective on the incredible feats accomplished by the space program.
Tampa Bay's Only water park. Over 25 Acres of fun and excitement. Whatever you want to do, it's at Adventure Island! Dive into a wave of sun-soaking excitement, complete with heated pools and attractions. (813) 987-5660.
Fort DeSoto Park
Ft. DeSoto Park offers fine beaches, fishing, nature trails, camping, boating, picnic facilities and much more all surrounding a once active U.S. Fort. (727) 866-2484.
Corey Avenue Shops
Located in Historic Corey Landing. Unique Gift Shops, Boutiques, Galleries, Theater and Restaurants.
Ellenton Outlet Mall
West Florida's largest outlet center with over 130 factory direct stores including Coach Factory, Banana Republic Factory Store, Gap Outlet, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Michael Kors, Juicy Couture, Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet and many more of the brands you love!! Rated as one of the top 25 outlet shopping Centers in the United States by Value Retail News. Less than an hour away.
John's Pass Village and Boardwalk
This scenic village offers numerous shops, boutiques, restaurants, water sports and entertainment along a rustic wooden boardwalk.
Tyrone Square Mall
The Tampa Bay Area's Largest Mall. Find department stores including Burdines, Dillard's, JC Penney's and Sears as well as 170 specialty shops, food court and AMC Theaters.
Located on the Downtown Waterfront of St. Petersburg. A 5 story festival market full of shops, dining and entertainment with a water view. Walking distance from Beach Drive with Upscale specialty shops, galleries, museum and restaurants.
With some of the most impressive brand name stores of any outlet center in the country, Prime Outlets of Ellenton is a must for shoppers seeking top quality at great prices.
Wagon Wheel Flea Market
Flea Market with over 2000 exhibitors on 125 acres. Open Saturday and Sunday 8am to 4pm.
Old Hyde Park Village
Tampa's premiere shopping destination, offering a series of 50 upscale shops including Jacobson's, Talbot's and Polo/Ralph Lauren.
A specialty mall, occupies a place on the National Register of Historic Places. Once housing the world's largest cigar factory, its three brick buildings are now home to around three dozen shops selling everything from clothes to cigars.
Historical Main Street. An enjoyable place to visit with traditional Greek arts & crafts, sponge docks, stores, restaurants, and antique shops.
Arts & Culture:
The Arts Center
Five galleries provide rotating exhibits of visual arts in all media. Besides the exhibits, the Arts Center offers a full, year-round schedule of visual arts classes for adults and children at all levels of skill and experience.
P. Buckley Moss Gallery
The gallery houses the world's most extensive collection of the works of P. Buckley Moss.
Sunken Gardens, located on six acres in St. Petersburg, is a horticultural treasure. There are annual festivals, educational programs, wildlife presentations and has been designated as a historic landmark. 727-551-3100.
American Stage Theatre
American Stage Theatre produces live contemporary and classical theater as well as programs in schools and communities. 727-823-1600.
Ruth Eckerd Hall
Ruth Eckerd Hall offers performances by national touring companies in theater, music and dance. There is a new building devoted to educational development of both children and adults. 727-791-7060.
Tampa Bay Performing Arts
Provides an environment for a wide variety of performances, concerts, and events. The 300,000 square foot, state-of-the-art complex is the largest performing arts center in the Southeastern United States. 813-229-7827.
Aquariums & Zoos:
Lowry Park Zoo
One of the finest zoological parks in all of North America, with a primate center, manatee aquarium, wildlife center, Asian domain, coral reef exhibit and aviary. 813-935-8552.
The Florida Aquarium
The Florida Aquarium offers a dramatic and unique look at all that swims, floats, preys and crawls in and around Florida waters and beyond. Have a hands-on experience with live sharks and rays in a 5,000 gallon touch pool. 813-273-5838.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
How wet do you want to get? Stay dry visiting the Aquarium, observe the rehabilitation and care of rescued dolphins, whales, otters and sea turtles! Get your hands wet petting stingrays in Stingray Beach. 727-441-1790.
The Pier Aquarium
A not-for-profit aquatic and ocean science education center located on the second level of The Pier. The Pier Aquarium provides exciting exhibits, guided tours, educational activities, and information related to the marine environment. The Pier Aquarium is staffed by marine scientists from University of South Florida, Eckerd College and St. Petersburg College. 727-895-7437.
Airco Flite 18 Golf Course
3650 Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33762
Babe Zaharias Golf Course
11412 North Forest Hills Dr., Tampa, FL 33612
Belleview Biltmore Golf Club
1501 Indian Rocks Rd., Clearwater, FL 33756
Bardmoor Golf Club
7919 Bardmoor Blvd., Largo, FL 33777
Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club
3030 North McMullen Booth Rd., Clearwater, FL 33761
Clearwater Country Club
525 North Betty Ln., Clearwater, FL 33755
Clearwater Golf Park Inc.
1875 Airport Road, Clearwater, FL 33765
Countryside Executive Golf
2506 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33763
Countryway Golf Club Inc.
11111 West Waters Ave., Tampa, FL 33635
Baypoint Golf Club
9399 Commodore Dr., Largo, FL 33776
Dunedin Country Club
1050 Palm Blvd., Dunedin, FL 34698
Eagles Golf Club Limited
16101 9 Eagles Dr., Odessa, FL 33556
East Bay Country Club
702 Country Club Dr., Largo, FL 33771
East Bay Golf Club
702 Country Club Dr., Largo, FL 33771 727-581-3333
Forest Hills Golf Club
1518 US Highway 19, Holiday, FL 34691
Fox Hollow Golf Club
10050 Robert Trent Jones Pkwy,
New Port Richey, FL 34655
Glen Oaks Golf Course
1345 Court St., Clearwater, FL 33756
Gulf Harbors Golf Course
3720 Floramar Terrace, New Port Richey, FL 34652
Hidden Gunn Golf and Driving Range
6001 Browder Road, Tampa, FL 33652
Lansbrook Golf Club
4605 Village Center Dr., Palm Harbor, FL 34685
Largo Municipal Golf Course
12500 131st St., Largo, FL 33774
Mangrove Bay Golf Course
875 62nd Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Mainlands Golf Course
9445 Mainlands Blvd. W., Pinellas Park, FL 33782
Magnolia Valley Golf Course
7223 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey, FL 34653
Northdale Golf Club
4417 Northdale Blvd., Tampa, FL 33624
Palm Hill Golf Club
401 8th Ave. Southwest, Largo, FL 33770
Pine Crest Golf Club
1200 8th Ave. Southwest, Largo, FL 33770
River Ridge Golf Club
7511 Bloomingdale Dr., New Port Richey, FL 34654
Rocky Point Golf Course
4151 Dana Shores Dr., Tampa, FL 33634 813-673-4316
St. Andrews Links
620 Palm Boulevard, Dunedin, FL 34698
Silver Dollar Golf Club
17000 Patterson Road, Odessa, FL 33556
Tarpon Springs Golf Club
1310 South Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Tides Golf Club
11832 66th Ave., Seminole, FL 33772
Timber Greens Golf Course
6333 Timber Greens Blvd., New Port Richey, FL 34655
Tournament Players Club-Tampa
5100 Terrain DE Golf Drive, Lutz, FL 33549
Treasure Island Golf & Tennis
10315 Paradise Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL 33706
Twin Brooks Golf Courses
3800 22nd Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Westchase Golf Club
10217 Radcliffe Dr., Tampa, FL 33626