The Tampa Bay Area Travel Guide
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Fodor's South Florida 2014
Plan Your The Tampa Bay Area Vacation
If you seek a destination that's no one-trick pony, the Tampa Bay region is a spot you can't miss. Encompassing an area from Tarpon Springs to Tampa proper and all the way south to Sarasota, it's one of those unsung places as dynamic as it is appealing—and word has definitely started to spread about its charms. With its long list of attractions—from pristine beaches to world-class museums—it's easy to see why.
Many convention hotels in the Tampa Bay area double as family-friendly resorts—taking advantage of nearby beaches, marinas, spas, tennis courts, and golf...read more
Fresh gulf seafood is plentiful—raw bars serving oysters, clams, and mussels are everywhere. Tampa's many Cuban and Spanish restaurants serve paella with...read more
Things To Do in The Tampa Bay Area
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Art gone wild: Whether you take the guided tour or chart your own course, experience the one-of-a-kind collection at the Salvador Dalí Museum... Read more
Busch Gardens was opened in Tampa on March 31, 1959, by the Anheuser-Busch company. It was originally designed as an admission-free animal attraction... Read more
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