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Tampa History Cruise
"With 4000 years of people living in Tampa on this cruise you will learn about how this this city grew from a Spanish outpost to the fastest growing city in Florida. This tour takes you step by step through the evolution of the city and as you cruise along the waters the history unfolds all around you. Your guides will divulge little known facts about this city and share them with you. Many locals have said ""I have lived here all my life and never knew that about Tampa!"" When you leave this tour you will know more than locals! Learn more than you image possible about Pirates and their history in Tampa. See the Pirate ship “Gabriella” up close and be sure to ask your guide ""what's a Pirate beard in Tampa?"" You will be surprised at the a"""One of the most picturesque harbors in Florida
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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
"One of the top zoos in North America Busch Gardens brings you face-to-face with more exotic and endangered animals than any destination outside of Africa. Prepare yourself for heart-pounding excitement with SheiKra - America's first dive coaster.Discover a colorful village nestled a explore a 3-story play land of climbing nets and exploration tunnels soar above the treetops on a zip line adventure or launch into the sky from inside a 35-foot (10 meter) waterfall. Then come face-to-face with orangutans and test your strength in a tug of war with a Bengal tiger all in Jungala - the only jungle in the world that plays with you.For additional fun choose from combo ticket options with SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica Orlando! SeaWorld OrlandoAt SeaWorld Orlando
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Tampa History Cruise
"With 4000 years of people living in Tampa on this cruise you will learn about how this this city grew from a Spanish outpost to the fastest growing city in Florida. This tour takes you step by step through the evolution of the city and as you cruise along the waters the history unfolds all around you. Your guides will divulge little known facts about this city and share them with you. Many locals have said ""I have lived here all my life and never knew that about Tampa!"" When you leave this tour you will know more than locals! Learn more than you image possible about Pirates and their history in Tampa. See the Pirate ship “Gabriella” up close and be sure to ask your guide ""what's a Pirate beard in Tampa?"" You will be surprised at the a"""One of the most picturesque harbors in Florida
From $30.00

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See sea animals at the Florida Aquarium

Florida AquariumThe Florida Aquarium features various underwater creatures, like rays, sea turtles, sea dragons, coral, and various fish species. It also has a giant octopus, although that exhibit was...
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HSC123
May 14, 2010

Florida Aquarium

Tampa’s Florida Aquarium is a little gem.My favorite part of the Aquarium is the area that highlights the sea life found in Florida’s bayous, rivers and coral reefs in a natural looking atmosphere....
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tampa_shawn
May 30, 2008

Bunches O' Fish

The Florida Aquarium is a fairly small aquarium (I live in Monterey, CA – I’m aquarium spoiled) right outside downtown Tampa. The aquarium has exhibits that show the local sea life in fresh water...
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Lhenne1
Jan 28, 2008

Tampa Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium in Tampa opened in 1995 and features a variety of local habitats including wetlands, beaches, coral reefs, and deep sea. Some seven million visitors annually see the 20,000 plant...
Ewingjr98
Jan 07, 2008

the florida aquarium

th florida aquarium is located about a mile east of downtown tampa in the channel side district. this interesting aquarium offers sea life and ecological exhibits. a great place to take children when...
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doug48
Oct 24, 2007

Florida Aquarium at Channel Side Tampa

The Florida Aquarium in the Channelside district of Tampa is well worth a visit, and you could spend a whole day there if you take it slow. Not all areas are wheelchair friendly, but plenty for...
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FrostyJW
Aug 31, 2005

Ecology at its best

The Florida Aquarium takes you on the journey as a drop rain into the Florida waterways ecosystem. It’s done really well with a marvelous display of local fish and birds. My favorites are the ray bay...
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Kushelkitten
Jun 13, 2005

One Fish, Two Fish . . .

The Florida Aquarium has grown on me over time, but initially I was unimpressed. I guess that if you aren't from Florida and you haven't seen all this stuff eight million times, it's pretty cool. It...
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sarahjayn
May 31, 2005

Tampa Aquarium

The exhibit is set up so that people can follow a drop of rainwater from Florida's swamps to the open Gulf, meeting all the creatures along the way. The aquarium houses various exhibits. There are...
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lashr1999
Dec 23, 2004

Swim with the Fishes

The Florida Aquarium is housed in an interesting glass-domed building and is organized around an interesting concept: tailing a drop of water. Visitors follow that precious fluid from one on Florida's...
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ZenGator
Nov 19, 2004

Florida Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium is nice. You'll need about a good 3 hours to get through it. Kids will love it. The aquarium also offers Dolphin tours for an additional charge. You can learn more about it when...
Lisachan
Oct 21, 2004

Florida Aquarium

Florida Aquarium hosts a wide range of sea-creatures - everything from seahorses to sharks. Sometimes, they have shows that educate visitors about marine life. Also on display are some magnificient...
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Apr 04, 2004
 
 
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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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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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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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Ybor City

When you are visiting Tampa, hop onto the tram at Channelside to Ybor city (advised in the daytime) Once there, walk around the old cigar factory area, wander into antique stores, and enjoy the...
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Lowry Park Zoo

Lowry Park Zoo covers an area of 56 acres and is quite a manageable size to walk around. We went when it was not too hot but it might be more uncomfortable on a hot sunny day as there is limited...
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Seminole Hard Rock Casino

Not that I ever really wanted to go to the Seminole Hard Rock, but we were in the area for a concert across the highway at Ford Amphitheater, so we decided to stop in for a bite to eat. The roads here...
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