What To Do In Tampa

Straz Center: Located at 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place, the Straz Center is the fourth largest performing arts institution in the country. The center houses four theaters, one teaching theater, three restaurants, and a coffee shop.

The Mahaffey Theater: Located in downtown St. Peterburg, the Mahaffey hosts national and international artists and performances.

ZooTampa: Located at 1101 West Sligh Ave. in Tampa, ZooTampa at Lowry Park has 56 acres of animals, attractions, family fun, and dining.

Hyde Park: Hyde Park is one of Tampa’s rich historic districts, right outside of downtown Tampa. Hyde Park includes Hyde Park Village, an upscale shopping district with boutiques, dining, and cafes.

Sparkman Wharf: Located at 615 Channelside Dr. in Tampa. Sparkman Wharf is Tampa Bay's new waterfront destination featuring one acre of open space in a park-like setting with an event lawn, biergarten and dining garden, situated in a relaxed, outdoor setting along Garrison Channel.

Armature Works: Located at 1910 N. Ola Ave. in Tampa, Armature Works was once the storage and maintenance facility for Tampa Electric's (TECO) streetcars in 1910. This community destination has now been reinvented as a mixed-use commercial space consisting of the Heights Public Market, multiple event spaces, co-shared workspace as well as multiple waterfront restaurants and bars.

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park: Located at 600 N. Ashley Dr. along the Hillsborough river in downtown Tampa. It is also adjacent to several attractions: Tampa Riverwalk, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa Museum of Art, Glazer Children's Museum and Rivergate Tower. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park consists of an open grassy lawn that slopes towards the river. There are several fountains, a large playground, public boat dock, a dog park, several shaded pavilions, an amphitheater, various sculptures, a garden area, and a small concession kiosk with restrooms.

The Dali Museum: Located at One Dali Blvd. in St. Petersburg, the Dali Museum is an art museum dedicated to the work of Salvador Dali and houses the largest collection of his work outside of Europe.

Tampa International Airport (TPA): Located six miles west of downtown Tampa, the Tampa International Airport is a hub of transportation in the area.

Ybor City: Ybor City is Tampa’s Latin Quarter, home to shops, dining, art galleries, and museums. Ybor is one of only two National Historic Landmark Districts in the state.

Soho Tampa: Short for South Howard, Soho Tampa is an entertainment district near Hyde Park. It’s home to a walkable area with high-end restaurants and night life venues.

The Florida Aquarium: The Florida Aquarium is 250,000 square feet of aquatic plants and animals from around the world, located in the Channel District of Downtown Tampa.