Tampa, Florida, and the surrounding area of Tampa Bay, is among the best outdoor area in the United States. This bay-side town is connected to the Gulf of Mexico, with the beaches of Clearwater and St. Pete Beach nearby, and you can almost always count on great weather during your trip to Florida. Icelandair flies twice a week to Tampa, all year long.
Park Life in Tampa Bay
There are nearly endless options when it comes to activities, family fun and exotic excursions. With parks to fit nearly every theme, you can try anything from a pirate cruise at Captain Memo’s to the wildlife at Busch Gardens. Take a pit stop at The Florida Aquarium and even a dip at Adventure Island Water Park. Tampa Bay is a family-friendly destination where adventure awaits at every turn.
Have Heart for Art
Once you’ve filled up on oxygen and adventure, turn your attention to the many museums and exhibitions throughout the Tampa Bay area. The Tampa Museum of Art includes pieces by renowned contemporary artists that will inspire conversations while you take a stroll on the Tampa Riverwalk. If the kids are getting restless, try out the Glazer Children’s Museum and start playing.
Good to know
Airport: Tampa International Airport (TPA) is about 11 – 11.5 km / 7 – 8 miles from downtown Tampa, with a range of transportation options available.
Shopping: Try Hyde Park Village for a quaint and charming shopping experience.
Dining: The people of the Tampa Bay area are proud of their culinary quirks and characteristics. Try waterfront dining, feast on seafood, or venture on a farm-to-dining experience.