Tampa Tourist Traps

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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Tampa

  • 1. Making phone calls

    When we went to the US for the first time and tried to call Niki's Uncle the payphone swallowed our coins in no time... And that wasn't even a call outside the country... If you come unprepared to the...

  • 2. Sea Critters

    You don't have to be afraid of being attacked by a shark. Stories they say about Florida and sharks are just rumours. There is a slightly bigger chance to encounter a shark on the ocean side, but...

  • 3. Ybor City

    As a Tampa native, today's Ybor City is highly disappointing. The robust, vibrant, culturally unique neighborhood where my parents and grandparents grew up (see pic) AND the artistic bohemian...

  • 4. Tampa Aquarium

    The Tampa Aquarium was totaly rubbish dude. I walked in and a fat lady fell over and smashed all the tanks. Then all the sharks came out and ate everyone. They tried to eat me but i kicked it in the...

  • 5. Lightning

    Beware of lightning! Tampa is 2nd in the world for the number of storms and lightning [1st is Uganda]. People are strucked by lightning very often! There is even a greater chance to be struck by a...

  • 6. The Airport

    When you go to the airport to pick up someone, they round up when you pay your parking fee like a mofo. Though it doesn't seem like a lot to you, those SOB's have thousands of people that pay...

  • 7. Busch Gardens

    Okay, so a lot of people LOVE freaking Busch Gardens, but I really can't stand it. From the road, it's a freaking eye sore of metal tubing and bright colours....

  • 8. Canoe Outpost

    Located at the Little Manatee State Park. This company isn't organized very well and the kayaks they have to rent are not very comfortable. The service was not...

  • 9. Amphitheater

    I first attended an evening at the "Amphitheater" night club in Ybor City in December 2003 and was very disappointed. It has always been billed as Tampa's...


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