Things To Do

Best Things To Do in Tampa

Tampa is tailor-made for families who love animals. How we rank Things to Do.

1. Busch Gardens

Spanning 297 acres and boasting more than 12,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens is a popular way to spend a day under the Tampa sun.

2. Tampa Theatre

Even if you’re not in town for a film screening or performance, visitors highly recommend a stop at the beautifully ornate Tampa Theatre.

3. Florida Aquarium

Located on the southeastern edge of downtown Tampa, the Florida Aquarium houses a massive collection of marine life — 20,000 animal and plant life, by the last count.

4. Boat Tours

Make the most of Tampa’s coastal location with a boat tour around its bay.

5. Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center

Tampa is a city made for animal lovers willing to pay the price for cuddly, unique and cute.