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WHAT TO DO AFTER YOU DEPART

POST-CRUISE DAY

Did your cruise just dock at Port Tampa Bay? Need some ideas for the remainder of your day? Follow this itinerary from start to finish to round-off your trip. 

 


ACTIVITIES

 

~30 minutes

TECO STREETCAR

Streetcar

Stops from downtown Tampa to the Florida Aquarium to Ybor City

The TECO Line Streetcar System is a 2.7-mile electric heritage streetcar line connecting Downtown Tampa, Channel District, and Ybor City. Service is FREE seven days a week at 11 covered wheelchair-accessible stations every 15-20 minutes. You can hop on from the History Center and take it straight to Ybor for dinner options below:

~1 HOUR

MUSEUM OF ART

Art Museum

120 W Gasparilla Plaza

The museum houses one of the largest Greek and Roman antiquities collections in the southeastern United States. As one of the region’s largest museums devoted to the art of our time, the museum’s permanent collection also embraces sculpture, photography, painting, new media, and more.

~ 2 hours

TAMPA BAY HISTORY CENTER

History Center

801 Water St.

The History Center is located along Tampa's Riverwalk and features waterfront dining at the Columbia Cafe and a museum store showcasing local crafts and artwork. One of Tampa's premier cultural attractions, the History Center's cutting-edge, interactive exhibits provide a fun and educational experience for visitors of all ages.

~ 1 hour

J.C. Newman Cigar Co.

J.C. Newman cigar roller

2701 N 16th St, Tampa

Handcrafted premium cigars & a small museum draw smoking aficionados to this longtime factory.

TOURS

Empower Adventures Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay's unique blend of culture, cuisine, craft brewing, and outdoor adventure can be a lot to choose from: Rent a stand up paddle board at Urban Kai and cruise the river through downtown Tampa. Zipline and climb the obstacles courses at Empower Adventures. Walk the historic brick streets of Ybor City and learn the spooky stories of Tampa's past with Ybor City Walking Tours. Hop on the Brew Bus and sample drinks from a variety of local breweries and bars. 

Additional Things to Do

Hyde Park Village

Interested in going on a shopping spree? Check out the boutique stores at Hyde Park Village along with a variety of local restaurants and things to do such as creating your own unique candle at Candle Pour. Grab your clubs and swing for the green at any number of Tampa Bay golf courses. Explore fast coasters and animal safaris at our theme parks and attractions. Did we mention we're only 30 minutes away from some of America's best beaches

~1.5 hours

BREAKFAST OPTIONS

Fit Bowl Co.

214 E Davis Blvd

FIT BOWL CO.

In need of fruit to prevent scurvy? Fit Bowl Co. has acai bowls and smoothies that will refresh and nourish you. 

FIT BOWL CO. Website ➜


 

500 E Kennedy Blvd #400

THE ATTIC

Looking for a scenic spot in downtown Tampa with some quick breakfast items? Check out The Attic located on the 4th floor

The Attic Website ➜


 

901 S Howard Ave

DAILY EATS

A more traditional breakfast joint with some new-era twists, Daily Eats has anywhere from Cap'n Crunch French Toast to steak and egg bowls. 

Daily Eats Website ➜


 

~1.5 hours

LUNCH OPTIONS

Sparkman Wharf

615 Channelside Dr.

SPARKMAN WHARF

Directly next door to the port, Sparkman Wharf offers a wide selection of shipping container-housed food vendors in addition to numerous full-service lunch and dinner spots. There's also a 360 bar anchored in the center of the plaza.

Sparkman Wharf Website ➜


 

202 N. Morgan St.

Yeoman's

A classic British-themed sports bar (big Lightning fans here) with a great beer selection and top-notch bar fare. They've also got golf simulators, pool, and mini shuffle board to keep you entertained.

Yeoman's Website ➜


 

505 Water St.

Anchor and Brine

Located inside the Marriott Waterside on the Riverwalk (you can walk up from the Riverwalk), Anchor and Brine offers some locally-influenced fresh seafood favorites and craft cocktail pairings.

Anchor and Brine Website ➜



DINNER OPTIONS

Tampa Bay is where history, culture and incredible dining collide. Surrounded by blue skies, sparkling waterfronts and a melting pot of cultures, cuisine in Tampa Bay is as rich as its history. The streets are paved with culinary delights, making it an ideal destination for the first-ever MICHELIN Guide to Florida. To learn more about the Tampa Bay MICHELIN Guide, click the link below. Reservations are recommended. 

~ 1.5 hours 

Columbia Cafe

Columbia Cafe

801 Water St #1905, Tampa

Relax outdoors on our waterfront, canopy-covered patio and bar with an ice cold pitcher of sangria or mojitos or inside the History Center bar. Live music Friday & Saturday nights. Serving lunch & dinner daily. Next to Amalie Arena.

~ 2 hours

Barterhouse

Barterhouse Ybor

1811 N 15th St

Barterhouse is only a few steps away from streetcar stop #3. Lounge at this speakeasy-inspired bar stocked with local brews, fine wine by the glass, and classic 1940’s libations with a modern twist. If you can, try the shishito peppers or the blue crab chilau. 

 

~ 2 hours 

COPPER SHAKER

COPPERSHAKER

1502 E 7th Ave

Fine cocktails and a dinner menu stretching from whiskey wings to coconut curry snapper. Don't believe us, hear it straight from the horse's mouth (their own website): "The Copper Shaker is a locally owned and operated craft cocktail bar and kitchen, offering delicious shareable appetizers and the very best of classic and contemporary craft cocktails in a relaxed and fun environment, with a staff that strives to make every guest feel like a local."

~ 2 hours

Noble Rice

Noble Rice

615 Channelside Drive

An exciting array of dynamic flavors and new techniques are used to bring new life to classic Japanese dishes. Only the very best ingredients are sourced for their hyper seasonal menu. You may order a la carte or leave it up to the chef and splurge on one of the ever changing omakase experiences. Noble Rice offers a seven course omakase and 15 course Grand Tasting omakase.