Tampa is the most happening bay in Florida, after Miami. This place is located on the west coast of Florida. This place is considered to be the 53rd largest city in the United States. Tampa Bay has also been ranked as the 5th best outdoor city by Forbes.
There are many hotels and resorts to stay in Tampa. These are some of the finest places to stay and go around the city. You can also try and stay in the luxury resorts, which are housed right off the beach.
The best cuisine available in Tampa is Mexican. It is simply amazing. Also, you should get to try some mouthwatering seafood which is available in all the restaurants around the city. Also, you can try out the finest selections of wine at the hotels, which are situated near the beach.
There are a number of beaches in Tampa. The most amazing fact about this place is that anywhere and in any beach that you visit, you will find entertainment and water rides galore. Para gliding, para sailing, jet skiing, surfing, swimming, banana boat rides, snorkeling and scuba diving are some of the interesting activities which you can indulge in.
Other places to visit
Apart from the beach, there are other places which are of importance where you can visit.
The Busch Gardens is an amazing place to be in. The area is filled with several wild roller coaster rides, which includes the Florida’s tallest rollercoaster, the Sheikra. This ride has also won the distinction of being the tallest dive rollercoaster in the world. During Halloween, visiting the Howl – O- Scream is a must.
The Adventure Island WaterPark is another interesting place. This is situated adjacent to the Busch Gardens. This place has all the most exciting water rides with an “ultimate combination of high- speed thrills and tropical, tranquil sorroundings, there’s something for everyone to have a full day of fun”.
The Honeymoon Island and the Caladesi State Park is the beach which is very close to the Tampa Bay Skating Club. This beach is known to be an ideal place for all the couples who would want to enjoy their marital bliss by the seashore. You can swim and relax on this beach and have a wonderful time together.
The Florida Aquarium is another place where you can spend an entire day with your family. This is a perfect place where you can get your kids and make them know more about the marine world.
International Plaza and the Bay Street is known to be an “upscale mall anchored by Nordstrom & Neiman Marcus”. The restaurant at the Bay Street comprises of the Cheesecake Factory, Gallery Eclectic Bistro, Bamboo Club Asian Bistro and the Toojays. These are some of the happening areas there.
Apart from these there are a couple of places where you can get the most amazing stuff. These are the best shopping complexes. If you are brand concious, then the best would be to head for the BayWalk or some shopping mall.
Tampa is simply an amazing place to be in. It has got the best beaches and the best places where you can relax and have immense fun. The best beach getaway ever.