Busch Gardens is one of Tampa's most popular attractions. Take a ride on the famous Montu roller coaster or see a wide variety of exotic birds and animals in the amazing garden setting. This 19th century, African themed park is within easy reach of downtown Tampa.
Clearwater is just a short drive from Tampa on Route 60 over the scenic Memorial Causeway Bridge. Miles of white sand and the warm, clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico have earned Clearwater Beach its place at the top of the list of the state's best beaches. You'll also find water sports, fishing and sailing and a nightly gathering of musicians and entertainers at Pier 60, which makes sunset a spectacular event.
Tampa was once the cigar capital of Florida and its cultural and industrial past is celebrated in the Ybor City found north of Channelside and northeast of the Downtown District. Visit the Ybor City Cigar Museum or the Ybor City State Museum before exploring the restaurants and nightclubs that have made it one of the region's most popular entertainment hubs.