Located at the head of Tampa Bay in central west Florida, Tampa is well known for its upscale shopping and restaurants, museums, family attractions, and excellent beaches.
Tampa’s main tourist attractions are Busch Gardens, Garrison Seaport Center and Florida Aquarium.
Activities in Tampa include swimming, sunbathing, jet skiing and parasailing. In addition, you can take the 36 mile-long Pinellas Trail which is a paved bike route that follows the path of a former railroad.
In Hillsborough State Park, visitors can canoe down the Hillsborough River and watch turtles sunning themselves on rocks.