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Tampa Bay for Families

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The Tampa Bay area is vibrant and diverse, and offers a bit of everything—history, culture, outdoor activities, an emerging dining scene, and an engaging nightlife. With its mix of urban and rural landscapes, there’s a great deal to discover.
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5620 W Cypress St, Tampa, FL 33607, USA
Cypress Point Park offers a relaxing nature escape in the city. Plentiful amenities include a children's playground, a disc golf park, covered pavilions, and jogging trails.
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611 S Ft Harrison #179 (Mail & shipments only), Clearwater, FL 33756, USA
This small consignment shop offers fabulous clothes at reasonable prices, from designer labels to casual. To keep up-to-date with new arrivals, customers can check the store's Facebook page prior to visiting the store.
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1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704, USA
One hundred years ago, a plumber with an itch to garden bought 6 acres just north of downtown St Petersburg. He drained a small lake, constructed an elaborate system of clay tiles, and commenced planting a tropical paradise. After a few decades,...
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1 Tropicana Dr., St. Petersburg, FL 33705, USA
Watching the Tampa Bay Rays play baseball in the air-conditioned comfort of the Tropicana Dome is wonderful! Don't let the outdoor baseball purists tell you otherwise. This is especially true on those days when it is 90 degrees with 90 percent...
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425 22nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33704, USA
Two broad snouts snuffle up from the water at the edge of the walking path along Coffee Pot Bayou. A manatee and her baby drift over to the storm drain to drink fresh water coming down from nearby Lake Crescent. The baby cuddles close. A small...
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11400 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, USA
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Our favorite spot for fresh, ice cold, plump Apalachicola (Gulf) Oysters is the Crab Shack. The Crab Shack isn't fancy. Located on Gandy Boulevard on the northern fringe of St Pete, it's a come in your shorts, gator-heads-hanging-over-the-bar,...
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3928, 170 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
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Beach Drive has become something of a hotbed for diverse dining in St Petersburg. Under the direction of Executive Chef and partner Jermy Duclut, Cassis American Brasseire provides a delightful setting for a nice meal at a reasonable price. At the...
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785 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689, USA
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These honey-drenched delicacies tempt the customers of Hellas Bakery and make you ask "Where am I?" No, you're not on the sun-drenched coast of Greece, but in Tarpon Springs, on the sun-drenched west coast of Florida. Originally settled in the...
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609 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
It may seem oxymoronic, but healthy fast food is the name of the game at Evos. There’s no more guilt when stopping for fries when they are organic, air-baked, and environmentally sound. The fact that it's a chain should not dissuade you from...
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803 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Duckweed Urban Market, a little shop in downtown Tampa, is serving up fresh juices with unique flavors—and the combinations may just surprise you. The juice menu changes daily but sample features include Mint Dream (pear, apples, cucumber, lime...
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110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
If you have a kids or are just a kid at heart, you’ll have fun at the Glazer Children’s Museum in downtown Tampa. More than 170 exhibits called “interactivities” are found throughout two levels of multiple-themed areas and encourage learning...