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Discover Tampa’s Cuban roots in this vibrant Latin district full of amazing shops, restaurants, bars, breweries, and nightclubs. From hand-rolled cigars to refreshing mojitos, Ybor is an essential stop on any Tampa Bay adventure.
From high-end fashion to upscale dining, International Plaza is one of Florida’s premier shopping destinations. Browse more than 200 specialty shops or explore the unique outdoor village that features popular bars, restaurants, and boutiques.
Hyde Park Village
Spend a day strolling through Tampa’s pet-friendly Hyde Park district, known for its beautiful tree-lined streets and charming brick sidewalks. Here you’ll find famous brands as well as local boutiques, coffee shops, and restaurants.
This established indoor shopping mall offers more than 100 retailers including Macy’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods, as well as dining options like Maggiano’s, P.F. Chang’s, and Besito. Westshore Plaza is also home to the AMC Westshore 14 movie theater.
Ride Florida’s most thrilling roller coasters and see some of the world’s most fascinating animals at Busch Gardens. This exciting amusement park has plenty of kid-friendly rides and exhibits to keep travelers of all ages entertained.
Home to more than 1,600 animals, ZooTampa allows visitors to see some of the world’s endangered species like the African Elephant and Florida Panther. The park also features a free flight aviary, petting zoo, and other family friendly exhibits.
Considered one of the top aquariums in the country, the Florida Aquarium is home to more than 20,000 aquatic animals and plants, a two-acre outdoor water play area, and an assortment of entertaining and educational shows for the whole family to enjoy.
Discover area beaches just a short drive from the hotel lobby. Clearwater Beach, St. Pete Beach, and Treasure Island are just a few of the beaches that attract tourists from around the world.
Tampa Bay Sports
Raymond James Stadium
This pirate-themed stadium is home to NFL football, monster truck rallies, concerts, and music festivals. Catch fans from all around Tampa Bay tailgating, grilling, and tossing the pigskin on the grassy lawn just outside the stadium before the game.
Tampa Bay is a hotbed for championship NHL hockey. From thrilling playoff runs to historical Stanley Cup victories, Amalie Arena consistently sells out its seats to hockey fans across the state.
Experience Major League Baseball from this impressive indoor stadium that features its own stingray pool. Grab your peanuts and cracker jacks while watching America’s favorite pastime from this historical venue.
Al Lang Stadium
Cheer on Tampa’s professional soccer team from this grand stadium that overlooks downtown St. Petersburg’s harbor. After the game, explore the plethora of bars, restaurants, and attractions just a few steps away.