5 Things To Do in the Tampa Bay Area

Stroll Down the Tampa Riverwalk

Enjoy the incredible waterfront views and bask in the sun along the Tampa Riverwalk. This 2.6-mile walk goes along the Hillsborough River to the Garrison Channel. Begin your journey at Armature Works, stop along the Curtis Hixon park, complete your walk when you reach Sparkman Wharf. Locals and tourists enjoy walking, biking, and scootering down the Riverwalk. There’s many attractions, bars, and restaurants to stop along the way. Witness the vibrant, colorful lights at night that make the Riverwalk feel magical.

Spend the Day at Adventure Island

Right across the street from Busch Gardens Tampa, is Adventure Island. There’s 30-acres of water-filled fun in the sun featuring the perfect combination of thrilling water rides and tropical, easygoing surroundings for the whole family. Enjoy the sun and feel the sand under your feet, race down rapids, or relax down the lazy river. Plunge down 70-feet on one of their most highly rated water slides, the Vanish Point. This water slide has one of the most epic free-falls, it will literally pull the floor from underneath your feet.

Take a Private Charter

Florida Luxury Cruises offers your group an exclusive, private yacht charter experience through the inter-coastal waters of Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and the Gulf of Mexico. You are provided with hand-crafted, gourmet Charcuterie for your party as you cruise these beautiful Florida waterways in their beautiful private yacht. They frequently see dolphins, manatees, and beautiful sunsets.

Go Axe Throwing

Are you looking for something fun to do with a group of friends, with an adrenaline rush? Go axe throwing in Tampa, where you will throw metal axes at wooden targets to release your inner lumberjack. This 90 minute adventure includes training from their experts teaching you specific axe throwing techniques. Indoor axe throwing is one of the fastest growing sports in the world! Enjoy this activity with your friends, family, co-workers or anyone who likes to have a good time!

Explore Fort De Soto Park

Fort De Soto is a barrier island and a beautiful 1,136-acre park. It offers a calm, clean beach with many wild Florida birds, historic fort, bayside, campsites, and fishing piers. Its seven-mile paved trail appeals to cyclists, runners, and strollers. The best way to see manatees, wild birds, and other Florida creatures is to rent a kayak or canoe at the park. This park easily has one of the most beautiful campsites in the state. There’s lots of blue-green water, bridges, and mangroves to see. Every campsite has electricity, water, picnic tables, and charcoal grills. When you’re planning your next family camping trip, come to Forte De Soto Park!

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