Tampa Harbour Island for Anyone
Collected by Francisco Aguilar
Downtown Tampa is where the glass and steel of modern Florida meets the brick and Mediterranean stucco of the historic city. It's where the beautiful blue waters of Tampa Bay mingle with a myriad of cultural experiences, waiting to be discovered.
6990 Dickman Rd, Apollo Beach, FL 33572, USA
Visitors to the MVC environmental education building can dive into the world of the manatee by viewing safe and natural manatee habitats, intriguing displays, and interactive exhibitions like assembling actual manatee bones. See how The Big Bend...
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...
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...
117 E Whiting St, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Housed in a rustic, exposed brick building with hardwood floors, locally owned Greiner's specializes in the finest menswear, including impeccable accessories such as ascots, fedoras, and all-natural pashmina scarves. With an in-house master...
236 E Davis Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
Before the proliferation of craft brew pubs in the area, there was Yeoman’s Road on Davis Islands. This English-style pub with 18 beers on tap serves up traditional dishes like shepherd’s pie, and fills up with a mixed crowd of professionals,...
1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
The Dalí Museum has a wonderful collection of Salvador Dalí's work. From postcard-sized paintings he did as a child to mural masterpieces, the many sides of Dalí's work fills rooms worth wandering. The museum offers a knowledgeable tour, has a...
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...
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...
601 S Harbour Island Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Whether you are in the mood for a romantic dinner under an arbor on the water, grabbing a drink with friends and watching sports on TV, or dancing the night away, Jackson's Bistro is the place for you. It's located on Tampa's Harbour Island at the...
3203 W Bay to Bay Blvd, Tampa, FL 33629, USA
If this breakfast sandwich picture doesn't make you want to visit Pinky's, I'm not sure what else I can tell you. But how about this: even if diners aren't your thing, you should visit Pinky's. They have cheap Cuban breakfast sandwiches and...
420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
The Oxford Exchange is my new favorite place in Tampa. First, there are books. Not just any books, but a well curated selection of books on interesting subjects, well displayed with helpful hints from bookstore staff. The room is light-filled and...
333 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Located along the Tampa Riverwalk where the Garrison Channel and Hillsborough River come together, the Sail Pavilion (the structure with the blue roof in the photo) is Tampa's only 360-degree waterfront bar. Open from 2 p.m. to last call, the Sail...
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...
507 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
For over 18 years, the Old Tampa Book Company has provided a haven for book lovers in downtown Tampa. Stocking over 40,000 rare, used, and out-of-print books, it is always possible to find that special treat for your reading pleasure. The OTBC is...
2117 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605, USA
I arrived into Tampa with an insatiable craving for Cuban cuisine. The eight hour drive to Tampa from Alabama was long, only to be exacerbated by my travel companion's excessive talk of all things food and wine. Different nationalities and dishes...
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