Canoe Escape. This outfit in northeast Tampa arranges guided or self-guided trips from one hour to all-day duration on the upper Hillsborough River, abounding with alligators, ibises, hawks, and other wildlife. It also rents canoes and kayaks. John B. Sargeant Park, 12702 U.S. 301, Thonotosassa, Tampa, Florida, 33602. 813/986–2067; www.canoeescape.com.