Eat & Play In Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay’s scene is the perfect place for a solo or family trip.
Take a weekend to tour the breweries, swim with the sharks, or learn how to take bomb iPhone photos of the waterfront park!
1Tampa 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. Check out their daily specials to see some great choices that allow you to dine on a dime.
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 East 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
2Real Florida Fun
Visit the Florida Aquarium for a day full of exhibits, experiences and enjoyable adventures for all! Tour the animal habitats to see exhibits like a Journey to Madagascar, the “No Bones Zone”, and the “Dragons Down Under”. 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 at the Swim and Dive excursion.
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 that include iPhoneography 101, Introduction to Smartphone Photography, Photoshop for Beginners, and more. 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 eight-acre park that features two 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