Tampa Bay, Florida Wildlife & Amusements
Get an up-close look at more than 20,000 fascinating creatures and plant forms from under the sea at the Florida Aquarium. Named the top zoo in the America by Parents Magazine, the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa offers 56 acres for seeing animals. Get a rare glimpse of one of the amazing creatures in the sea at the Manatee Viewing Center, which can draw hundreds of manatees at one time. For more details on the Manatee Viewing Center, visit www.tampaelectric.com/manatee. To learn more about Busch Gardens, go to buschgardens.com/Bgt. For more details on the Tampa Lowry Park Zoo, visit www.lowryparkzoo.com.
Tampa Bay, Florida Resort -After an exciting day exploring Tampa Bay, Florida, return home to the many comforts of the Resort and Club at Little Harbor in Ruskin, Florida, an unforgettable resort located along the south shore of Tampa Bay. Home to a private beach, marina, fishing pier, water sports, three heated outdoor swimming pools and two Jacuzzis, our Tampa Bay resort offers a fun-filled atmosphere and luxurious amenities.
Enjoy deluxe accommodations with kitchens and extended-stay facilities, spa services, laundry facilities, business center, more than 6,000 sq. ft. of elegant events space overlooking the water, and a choice of on-site restaurants and a tiki bar, where the party and live entertainment goes on into the night. The Resort and Club at Little Harbor provides complimentary high-speed Internet service throughout the hotel, plus so much more.
Tampa, Florida Shopping & Dining -International Plaza offers an upscale shopping center with a wide variety of dining, nightlife and entertainment options including Neiman Marcus, Nordstroms, Capital Grille, Blue Martini and The Grape. Located near the downtown area, International Plaza and Bay Street are nearly adjacent to the airport. Wi-Fi access is available throughout the shopping and dining areas. To learn more about the shopping, dining, entertainment and fun at International Plaza, visit www.shopinternationalplaza.com
Top Tampa, Florida Museums -Tampa, Florida is home to a world-class collection of museums that range from kid-friendly science fare to sophisticated fine art. The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is located on the stunning Ringling Estate at Sarasota Bay and offers an experience in both art and architecture. The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) is the southeastern United States' largest center for science, the 450 exhibits feature engaging activities that make learning about nature, technology and science fun.
No trip to Tampa would be complete for true art lovers without a stop at the Tampa Museum of Art in Downtown Tampa, FL, which has noted permanent collections in Ancient Greek, Roman & Etruscan Antiquities and 20th-century paintings and fine art. The newly built modern building housing the Tampa art museum is in itself something of a work of art. For kids and tots, the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa, FL offers a world of interactive play and hands-on exhibits designed to inspire and engage youngsters, including a Cruise Ship, Fire House, Engineers Workshop and Super Market.
They'll have so much fun, they won't even know it's educational. For more info about the Museum of Science and Industry, visit www.mosi.org. To learn more about the Tampa Museum of Art, visit www.tampamuseum.org. To learn more about the Ringling Museum, visit www.ringling.org. To learn more about visiting the Glazer Children's Museum, go to www.glazermuseum.org.