With our 2013 digital travel planner, viewers are exposed to a brief introduction to Tampa, how to get around, where to stay, things to do, dining and nightlife, and even area services.
Additionally, an interactive regional map helps visitors navigate the Tampa Bay area.
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Nothing about Tampa is typical. From the dramatic design of the minarets at the historic Tampa Bay Hotel to the brilliant sunsets that electrify the night sky, this West Coast community is tropical and always alluring.
Lush, exotic foliage flourishes throughout the area, filling the surrounding scenery with brilliant colors and intoxicating scents. Glistening waterways wrap around the region's miles of coastline, providing scenic lookouts and passageways for dolphins, manatees and other aquatic creatures. Architectural highlights and delights add visual vibrancy to the local landscape.
Tampa has all of the attributes and things to do that make Florida one of the world's favorite destinations. Major theme parks and attractions? From mild to wild, we've got them here. The country's top beaches? Three of the 10 best are just minutes away. Premier sports facilities and top notch teams? Olympic athletes, professional baseball players, and tennis pros can attest to the quality of our courts, fields, playing surfaces and pools.
In the mood for some arts or cultural enlightenment? Dramatic productions from opera to orchestras bring patrons to their feet in applause at our Straz Center for the Performing Arts and other cultural venues. Creative culinary artists? From flambé to flan, Tampa's multi-national kitchen magicians work wonders with fresh seafood and locally grown produce. Want to hit the town? Our nightlife is full of hot spots to mix and mingle as you club hop.
Tee time anyone? Dozens of pristine golf courses await.
Looking for ways to play in, on, or around the water? From floating along a quiet river to fishing for mighty tarpon, this is the place to splashdown. Simply interested in a weekend getaway? Try taking a cruise out of the Port of Tampa; Cozumel, Key West and the Caymans are just a few destinations that can be found on our itineraries. Indeed, no other place in Florida comes close to equaling the combination of Tampa's natural beauty and man-made wonders.