In Tampa, extraordinary fun, beautiful art, gorgeous scenery and sparkling seas meet to create an ideal environment for travelers from around the world. Guests enjoy delicious restaurants, shopping at beautiful plazas, visit interesting attractions and enjoy truly hot nightlife in Tampa. There are dozens of things to do in Tampa, where travel dreams meet reality!

Shopping in Tampa
When on vacation, one of the things nearly everyone wants to do is shop! Visitors can shop at gorgeous malls, small boutiques, in Hyde Park or Ybor City.

Hyde Park is an open-air shopping center in Downtown Tampa. The upscale shopping district has dozens of boutiques, cafes and delicious restaurants. Ybor City is also an open-air shopping center and hosts a popular farmer's market open every Saturday. Visitors can purchase fruit, soap, clothing, vegetables and more, all while going from vendor-to-vendor with the tune of live music.

Tampa Nightlife
Tampa nightlife is diverse and interesting. You can enjoy clubs and bars in Hyde Bark, dance clubs in downtown Tampa, or Irish pubs all around the city and in Brandon Florida, which is also part of Hillsborough County, and South Tampa, an elitist area of the city.

Start out your night with a visit to Channelside, where you can catch a flick or stop at a quaint eatery. Channelside is a Downtown Tampa entertainment complex that includes indoor and outdoor restaurants at a wide range of prices and feels. Then, make your way to some of the nearby pubs to finish off the night. Some of Tampa's best nightlife is available at:

*Hyde Park Cafe
*Blue Martini
*The Rack

Recreational Activities
For guests who don't want to stay in the main city to save money or for other reasons, Brandon Florida provides a cost-friendly alternative. Guests who want a more luxurious experience may consider staying in South Tampa.

Anywhere in Tampa, you can easily participate in unique recreational activities including:

*Lowry Park Zoo
*Tampa Museum of Art
*Adventure Island
*Grand Prix Tampa
*Busch Gardens

There are dozens of things to do in Tampa. If you travel there, you are sure to have a good time enjoying the things you like best!