Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a 335-acre 19th century African-themed animal theme park located in the city of Tampa, Florida. Busch Gardens continued to grow and in 1965 they opened the 29 acre Serengeti Plains which allowed the African wildlife to roam freely. In 2011, the park hosted 4.3 million people, placing in the Top 20 of the most-visited theme parks in the US.
The Florida Aquarium
Come face to face with a penguin, dive with sharks, swim with fishes or take a Wild Dolphin Ecotour out on to Tampa Bay aboard the Bay Spirit II during your visit. Start with Wetlands under the impressive glass dome, then enter Bays & Beaches where colorful fish and stingrays live in the shallow coastal waters.
The Tampa Theatre
A catapult for the imagination since 1926, the Tampa Theatre is a symbol of our city’s glorious past and bright future. Tampa Theatre is a passionately protected landmark and one of America’s best-preserved examples of grand movie palace architecture.
Tampa Museum of Art
The Tampa Museum of Art is the proud culmination of three decades of cooperation among art organizations, private citizens, and government agencies in Tampa and Hillsborough County. The Tampa Museum of Art will gather, study, discuss, and present the finest visual arts for a curious public. Our vision is to create an environment for exploring new ideas and innovative experiences.
Lowry Park Zoo
Re-opened at its current site in 1988, Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is today ranked the number one zoo in the U.S. Natural outdoor exhibits for more than 1,500 animals plus rides, shows and hands-on interactive exhibits designed to give you a WILD experience.
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