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The Florida Aquarium
The Chilhuly Collection
Busch Gardens Tampa
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
MOSI Museum of Science and Industry

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The Courtney Campbell Causeway
Tampa Bay Downs
Dunedin Historical Society
Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Area
Fort De Soto Park
Yuengling Brewery Tour

Pinellas County Heritage Village
Ybor City Walking Tour
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo ticket prices and info about

Lowry Park Zoo
1101 West Sligh Avenue
Tampa, FL. 33604-5958
Info: (813) 935-8552
Open: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. Every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
"Rated the BEST ZOO IN THE U.S. by Parent's Magazine"

Come see the wild world of Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo. With more than 1,700 animals, housed in 56 acres of lush natural habitats, it's a diverse collection that is suited for our local climate.
With engaging interactive exhibits visitors can enjoy close, but safe contact with many species in the Zoo. Guests can see most animals in one of eight habitat areas.
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo helps more than 40 critically endangered species of animals including African elephants, chimpanzees, koalas, orangutans, Indian rhinoceros and African penguins. Plus, the Zoo operates the only non-profit hospital for Florida manatees in the world.
Free Parking.

The Chilhuly Collection

Chihuly Collection
400 Beach Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

A stunning, permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork in a magnificent 10,000 square foot setting designed by award-winning architect Albert Alfonso.

This presentation is unique as it is the first installation of Chihuly art in a building designed specifically for that purpose. Designed so that the art and architecture work together to create a visitor experience unlike any other exhibition of Chihuly’s art. The Collection is marked at the entrance by an iconic 20 foot sculpture created especially for the site.

Located within walking distance of the Vinoy Resort and Golf Club, the Museum of Fine Arts, a multitude of galleries, restaurants and shops, and the Salvador Dali Museum.

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Busch Gardens Tampa
The #1 family attraction in the Tampa Bay Area.
Busch Gardens Tampa
3000 E Busch Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612
Info: (813) 987-5524

Busch Gardens is a thrilling African safari and a sun-soaked Florida vacation all rolled into one. Experience up-close encounters with wild animals, and explore fascinating attractions based on cultures and legends of far away lands. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos featuring nearly 3,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age.

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The Florida Aquarium of Tampa

The Florida Aquarium
701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 273-4000

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.
The Florida Aquarium showcases the aquatic animals and ecosystems of Florida and around the world. Far more than just an attraction, The Florida Aquarium is actively working around the state in research and exhibits include: Journey to Madagascar, Wetlands Trail,Penguin Point, Bays and Beaches, Coral Reef, Ocean Commotion, Interactive Touch Experiences, Water Fun Zone,Dive with the Sharks, Swim with the Fishes, and Penguin Promenades.

Want to experience the amazing, graceful and beautiful wild dolphins that call Tampa Bay home? Check out the Wild Dolphin Cruise departing daily from The Florida Aquarium. The 75-minute eco-tour through the bay aboard our brand new 72-foot catamaran, the Bay Spirit II, allows guests to encounter the awesome animals that thrive in these local waters.
Tampa Museum of Science and Industry on Tampa City Pass

Museum of Science and Industry

4801 E. Fowler Avenue,Tampa, Florida 33617
Info: (813) 987-6100
Toll free: (800) 995-MOSI

The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) is a science and technology center containing more than 210,00 square feet of exhibits and hands-on displays. Features include a hurricane simulator, a planetarium, and an IMAX Dome theater.
Experience a scientific playground of over 450 hands-on activities in the largest science center in the southeastern United States!
MOSI offers over 400,000 square feet of permanent interactive exhibits.
At MOSI, Visitors can:
* Learn through play inside Kids In Charge!, the largest children’s science center in the nation.
* Brave extreme weather conditions inside Disasterville, featuring WeatherQuest—a 10,000 square foot exhibition on the science behind tornados, hurricanes, wildfires and much more!
* Guests can harness themselves onto a bicycle along a 98-foot-long steel cable, suspended 30 feet above ground on MOSI’s “High Wire Bike,” the longest in a U.S. museum.
* Enter into an engineered ecosystem in the “Bio Works Butterfly Garden” and view multiple kinds of free-flying butterflies.
* Learn about the human body in all its complexity—from DNA to organs in “The Amazing You", an Exhibition of the Human Body.
* Take in an astronomy show in The Saunders Planetarium and gaze into the starry nighttime sky.
* Plus, Florida's only IMAX® Dome Theatre
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
249 Windward Passage
Clearwater, FL 33767
(727) 441-1790

Winter’s Tale Dolphin Adventure
300 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL  33757
(727) 441-1790

Home of those dolphin movie stars
Winter and Hope!

Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s admission includes access to our main facility and Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure, a facility of interactive exhibits, movie props, kids activities and expanded retail located in downtown Clearwater.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium provides the highest standards of healthcare and rehabilitation with the ultimate objective of release.  Not all animals, however, can be released.  Their injuries may be too severe and may limit their ability to function and survive in the wild.

National Marine Fisheries Service consults with CMA to determine if a cetacean can be released or must be provided long term resident care.  Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission regulates the North American river otters and sea turtles.

CMA is also home to many other friends you will be able to visit up close and personal including Sea Turtles, Otters, Sharks, Pelicans, Stingrays and many other types of marine animals.

More places to go & things to do and see in the Tampa Bay Area

Ybor City Florida
Ybor City Guided Walking
Tour And Garden

There best way to experience Ybor City is at street level on foot. Come discover this vibrant and diverse city. Our walking tours explore the many layers of history that make up the fabric of Ybor City. Tours start from the Vicente Martinez-Ybor statue at Centro Ybor on Seventh Avenue. Call for current schedule. 813-505-6779
Visit the Mediterranean-style garden is nestled within the Ybor City Museum State Park. The garden provides a private, serene environment in a historic
urban setting. Florida-friendly flowers and plants, statuary and a fountain.

Pinellas County
Heritage Village

Come visit this 21-acre living history museum located in the heart of Pinellas County. The natural pine and palmetto landscape is home to some of Pinellas County’s most historic buildings. More than 28 historic structures and features, some dating back to the 19th century, include a school, church, sponge warehouse, railroad depot and store as well as a variety of historic homes. Free Admission! - Donations Welcome. Address: Heritage Village Home, 11909 125th Street N., Largo, FL 33774 (727) 582-2123

Ballast Point Park
Ballast Point is the name of a neighborhood and a public park located in Tampa, Florida along Tampa Bay. As of the 2000 census, the district had a total population of 17,186. Its park was previously called Jules Verne Park before its name change to Ballast Point Park. Recent renovations in 2006 have a new playground and walks. A pier restoration was recently completed.
This neighborhood park, which dates back to Tampa’s earliest days, offers spectacular views of downtown Tampa. The park is full of shade trees, and offers quick access to Bayshore Boulevard for jogging, walking or rollerblading. Ballast Point Park offers shelter rentals. Located at 5300 Interbay Blvd, Tampa, FL

Tampa Cycling Trails
One of over 700 routes in the Tampa area is the Upper Tampa Bay Trail - located in residential northwest Hillsborough County. Currently, the trail runs along the west shore of Channel A from a trailhead off Memorial Highway & Montague St, past Waters Avenue, Linebaugh, and then due north to Gunn Highway, Ehrlich Road and ending at Peterson Road Park. The current 7.25 miles make up the first three phases of a four-phase project. Eventually, the Upper Tampa Bay Trail will extend seven to eight more miles, connecting to the 41-mile Suncoast Trail.
Trail Maps
Courtney Campbell Causeway
Beautiful views day or night invite you to stop for a spell and let the World pass you by. The Courtney Campbell Causeway is a testament to modern society and nature co-existing in a productive, equally beneficial manner. The Courtney Campbell Causeway is a vital artery in the body that is Tampa Bay, providing a vital link to the cities of Tampa and Clearwater. In its current form, the Courtney Campbell Causeway stretches approximately 9.9 miles (15.9 km) from eastern Clearwater to Tampa's Rocky Point island and subsequently to the mainland of western Tampa.
Courtney Campbell Causeway Tampa Bay
The topographical causeway is broken by two elevated spans that allow watercraft access to and from Old Tampa Bay.There are two beaches along the Causeway: Ben T. Davis Municipal Beach at the east end and an unnamed beach owned by the DOT on the west end. Frontage roads accessible at several points along the route run alongside the main four-lane road and are broken up by the bridge spans. A public boat ramp exists on the northern side just east of the largest bridge span.

Fort De Soto Park

Fort De Soto Park
Whether you are sitting on the beach or kayaking near the still water's edge at Fort De Soto, you find yourself absorbed in the abundance of natural beauty for as far as the eye can see. The complexity of the ecology is not immediately apparent, but the park offers the greatest diversity of systems just about anywhere.
You'll find the historic fort, over 7 miles of waterfront, includes almost three miles of beautiful white sandy beach. An 800-foot-long boat launching facility with eleven floating docks, a 238-site family camping area with facilities, 15 picnic shelters and playgrounds, seven miles of paved trail connecting North Beach, East Beach, the boat ramp and the camping area. two fishing piers-each pier has a food and bait concession, ferry service to Egmont Key, and a concession/snack bar/souvenir shop. A 2.25-mile recreational canoe trail, 1-mile nature trail in the Arrowhead Picnic area, and a 3/4 mile nature trail in the Soldiers' Hole area provides a glimpse of some the native fauna and flora, and a 2,200 foot Barrier-Free Nature Trail is a self-guided interpretive trail providing access to nature for all visitors to Fort De Soto Park, regardless of their physical abilities. Park is located at 3500 Pinellas Bayway S., Tierra Verde, FL

Yuengling Brewery
Free guided tour. Step out from under the hot Florida sun to discover how the cool, crisp taste of Yuengling is brewed and bottled. Tour the Yuengling brewery in Tampa where "America's Oldest Brewery" uses modern technology to brew fine beer in a time-honored tradition. Sample the Yuengling heritage for yourself at the brewery's biergarten. Located at 11111 N 30th St, Tampa, FL 33612. Call 813-972-8500 for tour times.


Dunedin Historical Museum
Dunedin Historical Society
and Museum

The museum contains approximately 2,000 artifacts, 2,500 photographs and a library containing 200 volumes of local and Florida History. Included in the museum collection is a CD computer program of the Dunedin Times Newspaper, from 1924 through 1965. The collection includes antique clothing, household tools and utensils used by Dunedin pioneer families during the 1870's through the 1900's. City history includes original material from the Dunedin Post Office, Dunedin's first bank and other major companies in the Dunedin area, including the Orange Concentrate plant. Hours: :Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Suggested donation $2. 349 Main Street. (Located in the center of downtown Dunedin next to the Pinellas Trail). (727) 736-1176

Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center
Tampa Electric
Manatee Viewing Center

The Manatee Viewing Center’s mission is to educate the public about the Florida manatee and its habitat. The center is a state and federally designated manatee sanctuary. During the center’s open season, Nov. 1 through April 15, displays, interactive exhibits and more teach visitors of all ages about the life cycle of the manatee and the challenges it faces. Center volunteers and staff, many of them TECO Energy retirees, answer questions and provide additional educational information. Address: 6990 Dickman Rd, Apollo Beach, FL 33572, Phone: (813) 228-4289  Website

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Tampa Bay Downs
11225 Race Track Road, Tampa, FL 33626

If you want an afternoon of fun, be sure to put horse racing at Tampa Bay Downs on your short list. It is a beautiful complex in a country setting. The parking is free in the huge and spacious parking lot. Guess what? Even the food is pretty darn good too. You have a choice of sitting in the covered, but open-air grandstand, or the fully enclosed and air conditioned Clubhouse.

If you enjoy a good card game on occasion, the Silks Poker Room features every variation of Texas Hold’em, No-Limit Hold’em, Omaha and Stud Games, as well as multi-table tournaments.

General admission to Tampa Bay Downs is FREE ($3.00 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays).  When accompanied by an adult, children 12-and-under are admitted free. For the Clubhouse, admission is $3.00. This admission is the same for Giveaway Days.  Reserved Seating sold separately.

The facility is easy to get too on the Northwest side in Oldsmar. You'll find Race Track Road, just East of the Oldsmar Flea Market. If you wish to get to the track earlier, consider the Morning Glory Club on Saturdays at Tampa Bay Downs .This is a unique opportunity to watch the horses’ morning workouts, while enjoying delicious free coffee and donuts from 10-11 a.m. The Morning Glory Club begins in late December and ends in early March.
General parking is free. Gates for the trackside parking lot open at 11 a.m. Preferred parking is $5.00 at the Clubhouse Entrance. Valet parking is $5.00, also at the Clubhouse entrance. There is also handicapped parking available at the Clubhouse entrance.

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