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Experience a scientific playground of over 450 hands-on activities in the largest science center in the southeastern United States! MOSI offers over 400,000 square feet of permanent interactive exhibits.
Locals and visitors alike gather in parks and state-of-the-art facilities to enjoy special events and ongoing exhibitions as they stroll along the historic Hillsborough River and Garrison Channel.
With so many options for things to do in Tampa’s Downtown, the challenge is not deciding where to go or what to do, it’s deciding where to start. The downtown Tampa area is booming and so are the neighborhoods surrounding it. From family-friendly fun like the Aquarium, water sports and parks to exciting nightlife, events, bars and some of the beat restaurants
Historic Ybor City
Lively Ybor City is known for boutiques and vintage shops on 7th Avenue, which also hosts Cuban and Latin American eateries. The Centro Ybor mall offers indie fast food, bars, and a cinema. Housed in a 1920s bakery, Ybor City State Museum has exhibits on the cigar industry and the area’s immigrant communities.
Busch Gardens2 MILES AWAY.
Located less than two miles from the Hyatt Place Tampa Busch Gardens, the theme park and entertainment center of Busch Gardens, Tampa, awaits you and the rest of your family. Traveling to the hotel and Busch Gardens has never been easier; simply take our complimentary shuttle service to and from the park whenever you would like. With shows, attractions, rides, and endless amounts of fun, secure your tickets and plan your fun vacation now because you won’t want to miss this! Busch Gardens is open every day of the year and features exciting attractions like the Desert Runners, the Congo River Rapids and the thrilling Montu. Dine, shop and explore the African-themed 335-acre animal theme park—adventure awaits you!
Adventure Island1 MILES AWAYl
Adventure Island's 30 acres provide water-soaked excitement for guests of all ages. 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.
Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo. In 2009, Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Parents Magazine, and is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and biodiversity.
The Florida Aquarium enables you to get up close to many of Florida’s aquatic and terrestrial animals and ecosystems, as well as others from around the world. More than 7,000 animals and plants available to see.
Arenas + Stadiums
Yuengling Center, formerly known as the USF Sun Dome, is a 55,000-square-foot multi-purpose facility on the campus of the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.
Amalie Arena is an arena in Tampa, Florida that has been used for ice hockey, basketball, arena football games, and concerts. It is home to the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. The building was originally known as the Ice Palace.
Raymond James Stadium
Raymond James Stadium, also known as "Ray Jay", is a multi-purpose football stadium. It is home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League as well as the NCAA's South Florida Bulls football team.
Medical Facilities + Hospitals
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Our hotel near Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa offers a close commute for patients and families.
James A. Haley VA Hospital
Our Tampa hotel is near James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital. At just one mile away, you can stay close to a facility that provides health care services to veterans in central Florida.