Things to do in Tampa

Bask in the Florida sun and ride the thrilling rollercoasters at the amazing Busch Gardens in Tampa, where the sun always shines.

Top 10 things to do

The Florida Aquarium

Visit the marine wildlife inside one of the top aquariums in the US

4.7 (769 reviews)
ZooTampa at Lowry Park

ZooTampa at Lowry Park is an award-winning zoo and wildlife conservation center located in Tampa, Florida. Home to a diverse range of wild animals from around the globe, it features some of the world's rarest big cats, including the clouded leopard and Florida panther.

4.7 (475 reviews)
Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a wildlife rescue center and aquarium in Clearwater, Florida. The aquarium is home to Hope the dolphin who starred in the 2014 film Dolphin Tale 2. Clearwater was also the rescue center that cared for Winter, the famous prosthetic-tailed rescue-dolphin who sadly passed away in 2021. Our work never stops. Marine life rescue is 24/7. Our resident and rehabilitating animals rely on our essential care, 365 days a year. Our teams are still at CMA caring for marine life, and we need your help. Every dollar donated goes directly towards our animal care fund. Our animals depend on crucial funding from supporters like you. We're all in this together, and you're a vital part of #TeamCMA. We need you now more than ever! To give, text “CMA” to 24365 (US only).

4.6 (449 reviews)
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Is it a theme park? Is it a zoo? Somehow, it's both!

4.5 (106 reviews)
Dinosaur World Florida

Dinosaur World is an adventure park in Florida. The dinosaur-themed attraction hosts hundreds of models and animatronic beasts, and allows visitors to excavate fossils and bones themselves through a variety of hands-on activities.

4.8 (235 reviews)
Adventure Island

This tropical oasis of Adventure Island in Tampa Bay is the area's largest waterpark, located right across the road from Busch Gardens. It features 30 acres of awesome aquatic activities, food and beverage facilities, and other attractions to keep the whole family entertained for the day. From kid-friendly play areas, to adrenaline-pumping waterslides, Adventure Island has plenty to offer for everyone!

4.4 (146 reviews)
Glazer Children's Museum

The Glazer Children's Museum is a non-profit play and education center located in Tampa, Florida. The museum has 21 different exhibits designed to inspire young minds and develop their passions and personalities.

4.6 (80 reviews)
Tampa City Cards

Discover the best of Tampa with a city card

4.6 (21 reviews)
Fairgrounds St. Pete

Fairgrounds St. Pete is Tampa's new Museum of Immersive Art & Technology. Get ready to amaze your eyeballs in an indoor, explorable world of playful immersive exhibits, featuring works by acclaimed artists from Florida and around the globe!

4.8 (4 reviews)
Tampa Speedboat Tours

Unlock the thrills of Tampa with a speedboat tour!

5 (1 review)

Experiences in Tampa recommended for

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Imagine Museum

Experience a world-class collection of contemporary glass art
4.9 (12)
From $15.00

Tampa Bay CityPASS®

Visit Tampa Bay's top five attractions with one easy pass
4.3 (6)
From $312.00 $144.00

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