Tampa is a major city in and the county seat of Hillsborough County in
Florida, United States. It is located on the west coast of Florida on Tampa
Bay near the Gulf of Mexico. Tampa first appeared on the world map as a
prominent winter resort town in the 19th century that was
favored by the elite class of that period. Fast forward to 2018, and you
will it home to a profound accent of professional wrestling, also called
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Those interested in newer music genres
will find it home to many music bands that play Metal and Hip-Hop music.
Things to do in Tampa
MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
The MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre is the largest concert-only
facility in the Tampa Bay Area. It is historically famous for hosting some
of the most iconic music festivals like 97X’s Next Big thing and many Rock
music events in the history of the city.
Founded in 1970s, the Cracker Country is a prominent rural living history
museum in Tampa. It is the go to point for all understand and appreciate
regional history of last 200 years because it is home to many late 19 th century original buildings. These buildings feature restored
and furnished antiques of that period.
David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
One of the largest performing arts complexes in the Southeastern United
States, the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts is in
downtown Tampa. This state-of-the-art riverside performing arts venue near
the Hillsborough River features Broadway series and interesting grand
SS American Victory
A signature highlight of Tampa, the SS American Victory is a Victory ship
that is the central attraction of the American Victory Ship & Museum.
It is also called the American Victory Mariners Memorial & Museum Ship.
This American warship was built in 1945 and it had participated in the
Second World War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
Best Time to Visit Tampa
Summer and rainy seasons, the months from May to August are the best to
book your flights from San Francisco to Tampa. Book your flights from SFO
to TPA in this season to enjoy cultural highlights like the Big Guava Music
Festival, Sunset Music Festival (both in May) and the WaZoo Craft Beer Fest
(August). It is advised to book Tampa flights in advance to avoid paying
more during peak season.