Tampa Bucket List
Collected by Robert Filipp
705 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Over 530 Victory cargo ships were built during World War II to supply U.S. war efforts. Of those, only three remain in operation. The SS American Victory served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. The ship was saved from the scrap heap in 1998...
801 Old Water St, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
The Tampa Bay History Center takes visitors through 12,000 years of Florida's history. Interactive, family-friendly, exhibits tell the stories of the lives of Florida’s first inhabitants: European explorers, cowmen and crackers, citrus growers,...
Tampa, FL, USA
Would you like to travel back in time to when streetcars ruled downtown streets? Is the day just a bit too hot for walking? Would you like a quick tour of downtown Tampa from old to new? Then hop on the old-fashioned, yellow Teco Line Streetcar...
711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Beloved. Magical. Lush. Romantic. Historic. Cinematic. All these words and more have been used to describe the glorious and much loved Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. Built in 1926 as a much anticipated movie palace, the Theatre was restored and...
510 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Every Sunday from October through May, the 600/700 blocks of Franklin Street in downtown Tampa come alive with local foods, arts & crafts, and music. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., local vendors sell everything from fresh-made German bread to produce...
400 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, located along the Hillsborough River in the downtown Tampa River Arts District, showcases an ever-growing collection of photography as well as curated and traveling exhibits. Exhibits are housed on the 2nd...
Tampa, FL, USA
When you step aboard the 44' sailing yacht at Olde World, it feels like you're stepping back in time. With its teak and mahogany detailing, polished brass fixtures, and bronze portholes, the Lionheart feels like a pirate ship. Once aboard, you...
401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
Take some time to visit this example of Moorish revival architecture unique to Tampa. Constructed in 1891 as an opulent Victorian-era hotel, it's now listed as a National Historic Landmark. The museum and themed exhibits will transport you back to...
1303 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605, USA
Named for the 19th century Cuban freedom fighter, poet, and orator José Martí, this park has belonged to the Republic of Cuba since 1956. It may be small, but the tiny 0.14-acre park on the outskirts of Ybor City is significant in stature. The...
1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604, USA
Visitors to the Tampa Zoo learn about habitats the zoo offers though active participation in some of the zoo’s interactive exhibits. For example, guests can feed lettuce to the giraffes or get behind-the-scenes views of wildlife on “Expedition...
6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33637, USA
Lettuce Lake Park is located just 20 minutes northeast of downtown Tampa. Here, 240 acres of swamp, forest and floodplain are crisscrossed by about two miles of paths lined with pine needles and dirt. The hum of the nearby highway is almost...
1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705, USA
Sometimes it is hard to find a piece of "old" Florida; a reminder of what the Tampa Bay area looked like when settlers first came in the 1800s. Luckily Boyd Hill offers the visitor a glimpse into that not-so-distant past. Spend an hour or two...
25 2nd St N # 160, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
Brightly colored race cars careen down the picturesque streets of St. Petersburg, under the palms, past the Dalí Museum, and along Tampa Bay waterfront. Held every spring since 2005, the St Petersburg Grand Prix is a premier event for the Indy Car...
1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
What a treat to return, after 13 long years, to the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL and find it in a new, striking building designed with Dali's life in mind. This picture is looking out from the museum onto Tampa Bay.
1800 Weedon Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, USA
There is more to the St Petersburg/Clearwater area than beaches and boating; there are quiet pockets of nature filled with beauty and wild creatures. Weedon Island Preserve is one of those spots. Located on the northwestern shores of Tampa Bay, it...
400 Bay Shore Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
The weather may stay mild and snow may not fall from the sky, but Christmas still arrives in a big way to downtown St Petersburg. By the day after Thanksgiving, bayfront North Straub Park is all decked out with animated light displays, sparkle...
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