Tampa is a major city in and the county seat of Hillsborough County in the
US state of Florida. The city is located on Tampa Bay near the Gulf of
Mexico. Tampa gained popularity as a winter resort during the end of 19th
century. Around 40 years later, the real estate boom in Florida powered the
construction of a baroque movie palace, called the Tampa Theatre. It is a
characteristic work of Mediterranean Revival construction and was the first
building in Tampa to offer air-conditioning during the concerts.
Things to do in Tampa
Opened in October 1926, Tampa Theater is a historic U.S. theatre in the
Uptown District of Tampa. The theater was the first commercial building in
the city to offers air-conditioning and was well-known as the place where
common people could spend for top-of-the-line entertainment and premier
treatment while watching a theatrical performance.
Cracker Country is a 40-year-old countryside living history museum in Tampa
that describes Floridan life of late 19th century. The museum is
home to 13 late 19th century original buildings full of restored
and furnished period antiques.
Lettuce Lake Park
The Lettuce Lake Park is a county-owned riverside park near Tampa. The park
features many boardwalks that lead tourists to Floridan ecosystems and
other distinguished attractions like a fresh water wetland and a hardwood
Best Time to Visit Tampa
The best time to book flights from Phoenix to Tampa is the summer and rainy
season from May to August. By booking Tampa flights for these months, one
can enjoy the Big Guava Music Festival, Sunset Music Festival, (both in
May) and the WaZoo Craft Beer Fest (August).