Tampa Area Activities and Information
Looking for something to do in the Tampa/St Petersburg area? Our Tampa and St. Petersburg area information page will for sure help tick off your things to do while visiting Anna Maria Island. There are plenty of things to do like catch a ball game, or a concert, or plan to take a day trip to one of the theme parks, visit the Florida Aquarium, the Lowery Park Zoo, or the Dali museum. Here are a few places to get you started on planning your next Tamp/St Petersburg adventure.
Boasting the nation’s fourth largest zoo, Busch Gardens features African animals roaming free and exciting amusement park rides Kumba the renowned roller-coaster, Montu. Kids will like the Land of the Dragons and the whole family will like Hollywood Live on Ice and Dolphins of the Deep.
Another member of the Busch Gardens Amusement Park family, Adventure Island water park is right down the road from Busch Gardens. Experience thrills and spills on Key West Rapids, or splash through over 700 feet of water mines, twists, turns and a spectacular grand finale plunge into a refreshing pool.
Located Channelside in Tampa, Visit The Florida Aquarium and follow the path of a single drop of water from underground aquifer to the deep blue sea. Birds, plants ans sea creatures of all sizes, shapes and colors in their near-natural habitats.
Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo features rare Asian animals and a native Florida wildlife area, shaped like the Sunshine State itself. See Florida Manatees in a unique underwater habitat. The zoo’s Aquatic Center is home to one of three critical care facilities in Florida for this endangered species.