Eat and Play in Tampa Bay
The perfect place for a solo or family trip
Take a weekend to tour the breweries, swim with sharks, or take awesome photos on your iPhone of the waterfront park!
Tampa on Tap
Tampa Tap Room is the place for those who make it their business to enjoy great brews and food. This hot spot has over 40 taps of world-class beer and a menu full of the savory handcrafted taste of New Orleans dishes, made with fresh ingredients flown in weekly from NOLA.
Address: 13150 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618
Coppertail Brewing Co. is not only a great place with a 20-tap bar in their tasting room and full menu kitchen, it's an in-house brewery that offers fantastic tours. For just $7 you can get behind the scene to learn everything you need to know about their top-notch brews and enjoy a "cold one" served in an awesome pint glass to take home. After the tour, stick around for a bowl of their spicy homemade chili or a handmade “Juicy Lacey” cheeseburger.
Address: 2601 E 2nd Ave, Tampa, Florida 33605
Prepare your fork, knife and lab coat (yes I said "lab coat"), for your visit to Edison: Food+Drink Lab, where the kitchen formula is product+technique+creativity². With a menu that changes daily, the mad kitchen scientist creates some of the most flavorful experiments for restaurant goers to enjoy. Click here to see what these mad scientists are cooking up today.
Address: 912 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606
Real Florida Fun
Visit the Florida Aquarium for a day full of exhibits, experiences and enjoyable adventures for all! Tour the animal habitats to see all kinds of exhibits. If the weather is perfect, drop by the Splash Pad and let the kid have a little fun in the sun. And if you really want to get up close and personal, take a swim along your favorite sea creatures on excursions.
Address: 701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts has an amazing host of exhibits showcasing photographic art. If viewing these amazing photos inspire you to try your hand at photography, sign up for the museums' award-winning photographers instructed classes. Check the event calendar for upcoming special events and exhibitions.
Address: 400 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
If you’re wanting to take a calmer route but still have a great adventure in Tampa, the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is a place for all to enjoy. It’s an 8-acre park that features 2 interactive fountains, also known as the Louver fountain and the Mist fountain, a dog park, a playground for the kiddos, and a pavilion with seating for performances and shows.Address: 600 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL 33602