Tampa is a major city in and the county seat of Hillsborough County in
the state of Florida in the United States. It is located near the Gulf
of Mexico and is the largest city in the Tampa Bay Area. Inhabited by
indigenous peoples for thousands of years, it was acquired in national
interest by the US from Spain after defeating the latter in 1821. You
should visit Tampa for its scenic beauty- it has over 165 parks and
beaches. This list is furthered by some other attractions in the city
like museums, art galleries, theme parks, public aquariums and zoos.
Things to do in Tampa
The Falcon's Fury is a free-standing Sky Jump drop tower in the Busch
Gardens Tampa amusement park in Tampa. It attracts many visitors every year
because it offers a free fall of about 5 seconds at a top speed of 60 miles
per hour. Measuring a maximum of 335 feet, it is also the highest for any
free-standing drop tower in North America.
Tampa Museum of Art
The Tampa Museum of Art is one of the best museums in Florida. This
award-winning art museum in downtown Tampa is home to a remarkable
collection of modern and contemporary art. The same is furthered by many
historic collections of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities.
Tampa Bay History Centre
The Tampa Bay History Centre is a history museum focused on regional
history since 10000 BC. You should visit this state-of-the-art museum to
see its numero uno attraction- the personal belongings of region’s first
native inhabitants and 16th century Spanish conquistadors.