Area Attractions

Busch Gardens
3605 E. Bougainvillea Ave.
Tampa, FL
Busch Gardens is the ultimate family adventure park offering an array of fascinating attractions based on exotic encounters with the African Continent. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos featuring more than 2,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games. Busch Gardens provides unrivaled entertainment for guests of all ages.

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Adventure Island Water Park
10001 N. McKinley Drive
Tampa, FL
Escape into water-soaked excitement at Adventure Island. Guests of all ages can ease into island time in a place where corkscrew slides, waterfalls, a giant wave pool, a rambling river, and other family attractions create a laid-back atmosphere and hours of sun-drenched fun. Hit the slides for some fast-paced fun or grab a siesta in your own private cabana.

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Channelside
615 Channelside Dr.
Tampa, FL
Channelside is a hot spot loaded with fun and entertainment. Restaurants, games, dance clubs, IMAX movie theatre, attractions and the night life. At Channelside the best in entertainment is waiting for you.

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The Florida Aquarium
701 Channelside Dr.
Tampa, FL
813) 273-4000
The Florida Aquarium is host to more than 10,000 aquatic plants and animals from all over the world. This 200,000 sq. ft. facility lets you explore coral reefs, wetlands, and you can even swim with the SHARKS if you dare!

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Lowry Park Zoo
7530 North Blvd.
Tampa, FL
(813) 932-0245
At Lowry Park Zoo you and your family can visit more than 1,600 animals in lush and exotic habitats. Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in America by Child Magazine. Enjoy shows, rides and the best that nature has to offer.

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MOSI
4801 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL
(813) 987-6300
The Museum of Science and Industry is home to some of the finest exhibits in the country. You can enjoy the new Flight Avionics Flight simulator, the Gulf Coast Hurricane wind tunnel or take a tour of the human body at the "Amazing You" exhibit. Also enjoy an incredible experience at the IMAX Theatre.

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St. Petersburg Times Forum
St. Pete Times Forum
Tampa, FL
(813) 301-6600
The St. Pete Times Forum is home to the 2004 Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning and the 5-Time Arena Football World Champion Tampa Bay Storm. In addition to the Lightning and the Storm, the forum hosts over 150 events annually, including concerts, family events, ice shows, the circus and indoor sports.

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Raymond James Stadium
4201 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 301-6600
Raymond James Stadium is the home of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, University of South Florida Bulls football and the New Year's Day Outback Bowl, as well as concerts and special events.

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Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 229-7827
The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center is located along the East Bank of the Hillsborough River. This 290,000 sq. ft. facility provides an environment for a variety of world class events. Over 600,000 patrons visited more than 600 performances, classes and other events ranging from opera to Broadway musicals.

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Local Restaurants

Bonefish Grill
13262 N. Dale Mabry
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 969-1619

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Romano's Macaroni Grill
14904 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 264-6676

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Outback Steakhouse
11618 N. Dale Mabry
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 969-4329

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Bern's Steakhouse
1208 South Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 251-2421

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Carrabbas Italian Grill
11435 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 265-9844

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Iavarone’s Steakhouse
3617 W. Humphrey St.
Tampa, FL 33614
(813) 932-5241.
 
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13941 Clubhouse Drive
Tampa, FL 33618
P: 813-961-9400  F: 813-961-9424