Busch Gardens can be found about an hour north of Anna Maria Island in Tampa, Florida. The amusement park features rides, roller coasters, and is also recognized as being one of the nation’s largest zoos.
There are a total of 24 rides at the park, which includes 8 roller coasters, and 3 water rides. The park is split up into 9 themed areas such as the Congo, Timbuktu, Egypt, Nairobi, and others. You can visit the five animal exhibits throughout the park or take a ride on the Serengeti Express to get a look while sitting back. The Skyride is also an option to get a look at the park wildlife from above.
If you’re visiting during October you might be able to catch the Howl-O-Scream event that is held annually for an extra scary evening! There are also additional events held throughout the year.
Busch Gardens Tampa
10165 N McKinley Dr
Tampa, FL 33617