Whatever your lifestyle, you’ll find it in Tampa Bay

Combine a perfect climate and some of the nation’s most popular attractions, and it’s easy to understand why the Tampa Bay area is a favorite tourist destination, while our residents get to enjoy our many cultural and entertainment options all year round!

The Cultural Arts interest you? Get ready to discover a vibrant arts community alive with contemporary art, museums, performing arts and a community with a deep respect for our unique cultural heritage.

Our world-class museums such as the Salvador Dali, home of the largest collection of his work outside Spain, the Florida Holocaust Memorial Museum and Educational Center bringing the depth of emotion from that era, and the Museum of Fine Arts with its elegant building showcasing world-renown artists such as Allen Leepa and Abraham Rattner, including their friends Picasso, Rouault, Hofmann and Ernst just to name a few! The Florida International Museum provides art exhibits from around the world is a great family destination as well.

Just across the bays of Tampa you’ll discover The Tampa Museum of Art is a cultural landmark situated along the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa. The museum is located in the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park which is also home to the Glazer Children’s Museum that features 12 themed areas, including health, technology and engineering exhibits, and 170 “interactivities” for families that are accessible and bilingual.

Sports, Boating, Fishing or the Outdoors your lifestyle? The Tampa Bay area has it all. From major league sports to world renowned beaches to some of the best boating in the country you are sure to find it here. Whether a visitor looking to get to know the Tampa Bay area a little better or a local, we’ve assembled a great guide for information and to help you locate things to do that fit your lifestyle. Welcome to the bay area!

Busch Gardens

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Tampa Bay Lightning

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