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Tampa Bay CityPASS
"Head to any of the included attractions to redeem your voucher and receive your CityPASS booklet. Each ticket booklet is packed with useful information about the attractions including hours of operation transport options and contact details — plus insider tips to help you make the most of your time in Tampa Bay. At each attraction simply present your ticket booklet and gain admission without having to wait in tedious ticketing lines. Your pass is good for nine days after activation so you'll have plenty of time to explore all the included sights (see Itinerary for a complete list)"""See the best of Florida's west coast with the Tampa Bay CityPASS! Save time and money with your CityPASS which allows you to skip long ticket lines at Tampa Bay's premier attractions. Explore sights at your own pace including Busch Gardens Tampa
From $99.00
 
Clearwater Marine Aquarium General Admission
"Clearwater Marine Aquarium is not a typical aquarium for this nonprofit rescue facility is dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of marine animals. It’s a unique place where visitors can get up-close and learn about over 40 resident animals. In the Winter Zone see Winter and Hope the famous rescued Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins. Watch the trainers interact with them during feeding and enrichment sessions and see Winter using her prosthetic tail. This was a main filming area for the Dolphin Tale movies. Afterwards head to Shipwreck Alley which is an underwater viewing tunnel that gives a different look at the dolphin pools.At the Animal Hospital area
From $22.00
 
1-hour Dolphin and Shell Island Jet Ski Tour from Clearwater Beach
"Explore white sand beaches and spot playful dolphins on this 1-hour tour by Jet Ski. With a visit to Shell Island (shell hunting) you’ll cruise around one of Florida’s greatest treasures which is only accessible by water. Visit the south side of the island and spend some time cruising around the islands and through the mangroves (when the tide permits.) Shell Island a tiny island in the Intercoastal Waterway was formed by a hurricane. The beautiful oasis is made entirely from shells. There you will stop for refreshments pictures and some shell hunting if you desire. Then turn your attention to the shore as you tour past some celebrity houses. Keep an eye out as you cruise around dolphins can often be seen playing in the water. Your guide will point out any marine life seen. This family-friendly tour will be a perfect addition to your trip to Clearwater Beach.Please note: The price displayed is per Je there are no guarantees you will have an up-close encounter with them. Your guide will do their best to help spot them. "
From $110.00

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When it comes to the weather in the greater Tampa Bay area, summer is the norm. Make sure you bring clothes for warm weather as you are almost guaranteed several temperate days. Toward the end of...
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It would be odd to find yourself in a setting that isn't casual here. Pack accordingly. Still, if you're at all concerned, take something that would be classified as "business-casual." In the better...
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This is a very casual area. Most restaurants allow shorts, and at those that don't, khakis and a collared shirt would be fine. Some nightclubs may not allow tank tops, sneakers. SUNSCREEN, SUNSCREEN,...
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Since the main attraction is the beach, then you must not forget your swim suit. However, there are lots of shops along the beach that sell swim suits, shorts, and tank tops. DON'T FORGET THE...
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Things to Do Near Clearwater

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Clearwater Beach

As Linda said, Sand Key Beach is beautiful. You do have to purchase the dollar gold coins from a dispenser which generally takes dollar bills. It is a dollar an hour to park in any of the beach...
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Big Cat Rescue

Not only will you see a ton of big kitties, you will also support a great cause! Displaced cats are taken care of with the hopes of returning them to the wild (though many never will due to their...
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Hyde Park

Hyde Park Village Perhaps my favorite memories of Tampa are from the time we spent exploring Hyde Park Village and its surrounding historic residential area as evening transitioned into night. Hyde...
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Henry B. Plant Museum

I knew I had to see this place in person once I found out about it. The architecture is brilliant and inspired by the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, England. It was originally a hotel and now belongs...
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Lowry Park Zoo

Very nice zoo with naturalistic settings, this zoo has a pretty extensive collection of animals in location just north of downtown Tampa. Definitely worth a visit as a cheaper alternative to Disney's...
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Theatre

This beautiful old theatre is detailed with inspired design. Watch an old movie or a black&white film but make sure you get there 30 mins ahead of time. The opening act to a movie is a wonderful...
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"Clearwater Beach, Florida"
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"A quick stop in Clearwater"
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"One of the best spots in the Tampa Bay area"
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"Florida West Coast Enigma"
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