Taking the family on a
vacation to Tampa Bay is quite popular. In the winter, the
temperatures are normally in the 60’s and 70’s. In the summer, it
gets sticky hot out. There are many fun things to do in the area
for visitors of all ages. Sightseeing and swimming in the Gulf of
Mexico are obviously amongst the most popular. But there is much
more to the Tampa Bay than just enjoying the beautiful beaches.
have no problem finding a decent restaurant when visiting Tampa.
Regardless of what you are in the mood for, there will be something tasty for you to eat. If you can swing for a babysitter, we recommend you and your spouse enjoy Ybor
City and Channelside for an evening of fun, dancing, and drinking.
These happening nightlife districts feature some of the best bars and nightclubs in Florida.
If you brought the kids along
for the trip, there are many fun, educational museums in Tampa you can take them. To find a museum you and your children will love, check out the following
This Tampa science center
isn’t just for kids. You’ll have a blast and learn a few things
too. There are 400,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, along
with an IMAX theatre. They have “FUN down to a
Explore and learn about the
history of Tampa Bay and America at the Tampa Bay History Center.
You and your kids will have a day of fun viewing the many interactive exhibits on display. Visit the museum store for an eclectic array of merchandise, including fine
art, jewelry, commemorative objects, and playful trinkets for kids.
The Tampa Bay Hotel is a
national historic landmark. Learn all about railroad magnate, Henry
Bradley Plant and his importance on the Tampa Bay area. Hundreds of
famous and wealthy people stayed at this legendary hotel, including Babe Ruth and President Teddy
Roosevelt. When Henry B. Plant built the hotel back in 1892 he
probably never realized how famous it would become. Step inside a
piece of Tampa Bay history.
It’s fun to be a
kid. At Glazer Children’s Museum, your kids will have the time of
their life. There are dozens of exhibits that you’ll just have to
watch them enjoy! For example, they’re certain to have a blast
piloting their own cruise ship. The exhibits are hands-on and
interactive, so your child will be anything but bored.
View stunning art from some
of the top photographers in the world. If you enjoy the
photographic arts, you have come to the right place. Check out the
museum events calendar to find the workshop you would most enjoy.
If you visit Tampa, you NEED to visit the MOSI. Check out
this cool informative video about it: