You want Florida, you want it all, and you only want to unpack once. No problem! You want Tampa Bay. There’s a sunny side to this West Coast community that makes this a true hot spot among the world’s destinations.
Naturally there’s lots of water and sunshine. But you’ll also discover an area that’s full of rich arts, professional sports, sights to see and things to do you won’t find anywhere else. Whatever your pleasure, you'll find it in Tampa Bay!
Here, a single day's itinerary might include breakfast at a waterside cafe, a visit to Busch Gardens Africa, The Florida Aquarium, a streetcar ride to Channelside for shopping, a Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rays, or Lightning game, topped off with a stay in one of our luxury hotels or resorts.
Then on to historic Ybor City where the Cuban sandwiches are hot and crisp, the cigars are hand-rolled, and the colorful streets are lined with fun.
Take advantage of an afternoon of sporting events throughout Tampa Bay. There's an all-star lineup waiting as you step up to the plate for a professional or minor league baseball game, score a hole-in-one at one of our championship golf courses, breakaway with the Stanley Cup celebrants, or cheer along at just one of the college bowl games and championships coming to Tampa Bay.
What next? White, sugar sand beaches, sport fishing, jet skiing, parasailing, and join the party in January as rowdy swashbucklers invade Tampa Bay for the Annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival. Whether you are visiting for a vacation or a convention, Tampa Bay & Company is your official source for destination information on Tampa and Hillsborough County.
So pack your flip flops and sunglasses and prepare for an amazing getaway in fun-filled Tampa Bay! From the mouth-watering restaurants to the incredible entertainment, see why Tampa Bay is a popular vacation destination for savvy travelers looking to get the most out of their Florida vacation.