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How To See Tampa in 2 Days

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Tampa is one of three cities surrounding vast Tampa Bay. The others are St. Petersburg and Clearwater, a short drive across major bridges spanning the bay.  Depending on your interests on a 2-day day visit to the Tampa, you can spend it all in Tampa or mix it up a bit on the second day by heading over to St. Petersburg and St. Pete Beach.

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Fun Rainy Day Activities in Tampa

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10 Rainy Day Activities in Tampa

While the weather in Tampa is usually sunny, it does rain every now and then. And, on a hot and humid summer day, it’s good to have some indoor plans in cool air-conditioned comfort. Tampa has a nice selection of museums and attractions clustered together in distinct areas. Getting from one area to another is easily done by car. Or, to get to three of Tampa’s districts with indoor things to do – Downtown, Channelside, and Ybor City – park the car and hop on the TECO Trolley using their reasonable all day pass. It’s a fun, convenient ride.

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Things to Do in Tampa for Families

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aquariumTampa has a revitalized historic district, great weather, access to wonderful beaches and a variety of attractions. While visiting Florida’s third largest city, consider these top 10 family friendly activities.

  1. Busch Gardens is an African-themed amusement park. The facility is home to a variety of animals native to the Serengeti. You can ride several roller coasters and other adrenaline-pumping thrill rides. Other attractions include Sesame Street-themed rides for smaller children and a section with arcade games.
  2. The Florida Aquarium introduces guests to thousands of marine animals from around the world. Popular attractions include the Wetlands Trail and the Coral Reef, which simulates the aquatic conditions at 60 feet. Your family can dive with sharks or swim with the fish and moray eels. The aquarium’s two-acre recreation area is great place to cool off.
  3. Caladesi Island State Park is ranked as one of the country’s best beaches. Children will enjoy playing in the white sand and warm shallow water. You can explore the island’s interior mangrove swamp by kayak, and view wildlife along the three-mile nature trail. The park has picnic tables and shelters near the beach.

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Tampa Museum of Science and Industry Coupons

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Home to the largest science center in the South Eastern United States, Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) combines fun and learning for people of all ages. Visiting MOSI is an experience unlike any other and far from your typical “hands off” approach associated with many museums.

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Explore the numerous exhibits and displays that make up 40,000 square feet of the Children’s Science Center. As the largest Children’s Science Center in the United States, there is never a void of activity. Covering a wide spectrum of science and health related matters, children are encouraged to design, create, build, construct, observe and play.

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Fort Myers Everglades Safari Review

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The Florida Everglades, a vast network of ecosystems, preserves, and waterways is home to numerous exotic species of wildlife. Fish, birds, and a colorful array of different flora and fauna constitute this wild and untamed section of southern Florida. The Sawgrass prairies, mangrove estuaries, cypress swamps and Savannahs are all part of what makes the Everglades unique to visit. In order not to harm these fragile ecosystems, taking an Eco-tour is the best way to experience the Everglades. The Everglades Day Safari-West Coast is a socially aware and environmentally conscious tour company. A tour of the Everglades by knowledgeable guides and naturalists will not only educate you about this lush and verdant landscape, but also provide adventure and entertainment for the entire family.

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