Tampa, a major city in and the county seat of Hillsborough County in
Florida, is located near the Gulf of Mexico. It is the largest city in the
Tampa Bay Area. The city is inhabited by indigenous peoples for thousands
of years and was acquired in national interest by the US from Spain in
1821. The utmost reason for Tampa being famous is its picturesque natural
beauty. The city is home to more than 165 parks and beaches. And also has
other tourist attractions including museums, art galleries, theme parks,
public aquariums and zoos.
Things to do in Tampa
Tampa Museum of Art
One of the best museums in Florida, Tampa Museum of Art is an award-winning
art museum in downtown Tampa. The museum is home to a remarkable collection
of modern and contemporary art. Moreover, art admirers can also explore
here historic collections of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities.
Tampa Bay History Center
Tampa Bay History Center is a history museum dedicated to regional history
dating back to 10000 BC. Travelers should explore this state-of-the-art
museum to see its most prominent attraction i.e. the personal belongings of
region’s first native populaces.
Falcon's Fury is a Sky Jump drop tower in the Busch Gardens Tampa. This
tower attracts scores of visitors every year by offering a free fall of
about 5 seconds at a top speed of about 60 miles per hour. At an elevation
of around 335 feet, Falcon’s Fury is also the highest for any free-standing
drop tower in North America.
Best Time to Visit Tampa
Weather-wise, the best times to book flight from Las Vegas to Tampa are
during the winter and spring i.e. from December to April. These seasons
experience the warm and pleasant weather in Tampa and receive maximum
tourist footfall. One can also book Tampa flights at its festive best
during the “Gasparilla Pirate Fest,” a unique pirate themed celebration.