Looking for Fun Things to Do now that the weather has cooled off, a little outdoor adventure. Well, we have the lists you need! From Best Date Night Restaurants in Tampa to  Outdoor Fun in Tampa Bay | Best Places for Fall Activities we have you covered here at 813area.com! 

Let's start with fun outdoor activities in the air!

Empower Adventures Zip On!

Tampa Bay’s first zip line tour! Empower Adventures offers families and groups an unforgettable experience. Enjoy the heights from a 55-foot-tall start tower, five zip lines, a 100-foot suspension bridge and more at this one-of-a-kind experience in Tampa Bay!  Opening in June 2016, this is the area's only guided ZIP LINE TOUR in Tampa Bay

423 Lafayette Blvd, Oldsmar FL Phone 813-448-5635

Tampa Bay Sporting Clays

Tampa Bay Sporting Clays provides a beautiful, tranquil setting on 260 acres of local woodland scrub. All courses are based on natural terrain to challenge you but are still wireless and animated.

Photo courtesy of TBSC Facebook

10514 Ehrens Cutoff, Land O' Lakes FL Phone (813) 929-6200

Looking for outdoor activities where learning is fun, and animal encounters are key?

Safari Adventure - Lakeland

Pat President of Lowry Park Zoo, our friend Lex, opened this site and has been getting rave reviews ever since!  Out of town just a little bit, Lakeland is a short 30-minute ride on I-4 and Safari Adventure makes the trip worthwhile!  This is an outdoor experience you and the kiddos will not forget. 

Photo courtesy of Safari Adventure Facebook  10850 Moore Rd. Lakeland, FL 33809 1-888-326-1458

Big Cat Rescue North Tampa

With over 150 big cats. Tigers, Snow Leopards, Ocelots, Geoffrey Cats, Jungle Cats, Bobcats, Cougars, Lynx, Servals, Caracals, Lions and more there is a great day waiting for you at Big Cat Rescue.  Check their site for details, children are permitted only on certain dates and times.
12802 Easy Street, Tampa FL Phone 813-920-4130

Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo- Lake Wales

How long has it been since you went to River Ranch?  It is NOT the River Ranch of old where we'd pull in with our motorcycles to camp, it's a whole new animal with relaxation at the core of each and every activity, and experience and a fine attention to detail no matter what you choose to do for the day,weekend or week at this exquisite facility a few short hours away.

Photo courtesy of River Ranch Resort, check out their photo album to see ALL the fun they offer!

Looking for a fun outdoor activity on the water, and the streets, exploring Tampa and our Gulf Coast Beaches?

Pirate Water Taxi

Experience Tampa Bay's beautiful Riverwalk and more aboard Pirate Water Taxi! Over 14 stops along the Riverwalk, Channel District, Davis Island.Ulele and more! Read about our latest trip in Performance Inspired, the New Pirate Water Taxi is Delightful and be sure to read Restaurants on the Water in Tampa | Waterfront Dining.

603 Channelside Drive, Tampa FL Phone 813-223-7999

City Bike Tampa

City Bike Tampa is a bike shop in downtown Tampa where parking is always free!  Stop in for a check-up or rent bikes and ride Bayshore, Downtown Tampa, the Channel District, Davis Islands and more.

212 E Cass Street, Tampa FL Phone 813-225-1777

Tampa Bay Water Bike Company

With little effort, cruise the Hillsborough at 5mph. Peddle faster and feel the breeze while enjoying the city’s skyline. Virtually impossible to tip, they’re great for all ages. Best part you never g

333 S Franklin St, Boat Slip 15, Tampa FL Phone (813) 465-8025 Photo courtesy of offthesidewalk.com

The Tropics Boat Tours

We at The Tropics Boat Tours invite you to join us for a memorable experience aboard our newly remodeled tropical-themed, double-decker catamaran. Our vessel accommodates up to 125 passengers and cruises the waterways of Pinellas in search of a good time had by all!

25 Causeway Blvd., Clearwater Beach FL Phone 727-442-7433

Urban Kai

Urban Kai Stand-Up Paddle Board Shop offers lessons, tours, fitness classes and sales for stand up paddle boarding (aka SUP). It’s the latest recreational, low impact, and fun activity to get into top shape.  Try it today!

2305 N Willow Ave, Tampa FL Phone (813) 598-1634


Gatorland is an 110-acre theme park and wildlife preserve located along South Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, Florida.

14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando FL Phone 407-855-5496

Lowry Park Zoo

Featuring over 1,600 animals, water play areas, rides, shows, and restaurants. Open daily 9:30am - 5pm. 

1101 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa FL Phone 813-935-8552

Skydive City

Skydive City is a Zephyrhills skydiving center perfect for beginners and experts alike. They offer first time tandem jumps, certification courses, and much more. First time tandem jumps are only $19

4241 Sky Dive Lane, Zephyrhills FL Phone 813-783-9399


Orbital Paintball

This Paintball field in north Tampa offers group rates, paintball rental equipment and a day full of outdoor fun like nothing you have done before!  Rated #! in the county you must give this a try. If you are a group of church, work, friends, or a club or organization make a group reservation and receive a discount! Orbital offers 7 different paintball fields; Woodsball, Speedball, Hyperball and a premiere field, Fort Freedom, an Attack and Defend Field. They have the ONLY free standing 3,300 sq ft two story fort in the area. This is a one-of-a-kind outdoor fun experience you should not miss!

 12771 U.S. HW 301, Thonotosassa FL Phone 813-789-8159

(All photos courtesy of Facebook photos)
Whatever you choose to do we encourage you to step out of your comfort zone and to try something new.  Be it glamping at River Resort or soaring through the trees on a zipline, the weather is finally cooperating, making this the PERFECT time for an adventure! Any time of year, if you are looking for fun activities bookmark and check out our Fun Things To Do in Tampa page for great ideas! We hope you enjoy Fall in Tampa this year, if you know of a fun outdoor adventure please don't keep it to yourself, SHARE with us in comments and we will add it to this article on Fun Things To Do This Fall in Tampa.