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Here are some of Tampa City biggest attractions in Downtown Tampa, North and Ubor City. Go from a pirate festival to a walking tour during your bus charter vacation

Tons of Fun in Tampa City

Feb 17, 2014

Located in Hillsborough County and known as the largest city in West Central Florida. Divided into five main districts, there are many interesting sights to see at Tampa City for bus charter visitors.

The three major areas mini bus rental visitors like to head to are Downtown Tampa, North Tampa and Ybor City.

Festivals at Tampa

Don’t forget to time your travel to Tampa if possible to catch some of its festivals.

  • Gasparilla Pirate Festival: An annual celebration in late January or early February, this is a celebration that honors Jose Gaspar, a mythical Spanish pirate captain who supposedly operated in Southwest Florida. Parades and marching bands flood the festival and everyone has fun at its festivities.
  • Sant'Yago Knight Parade: One of the series of events in the Gasparilla Pirate Festival, this festival is sometimes referred to as Gasparilla Night Parade.

Sightseeing at Tampa

Tampa has many different attractions for coach bus visitors of all ages. One activity most people will enjoy at Tampa is a walking tour of Ybor City, a historic multi-ethnic district northeast of downtown. Every Saturday starting at 10.30am, the Ybor City State Museum offers a 60 minute walking tour of the city, especially highlighting the cigar making industry, historic architecture and museum tour.

Other places for sightseeing in Tampa City are:

  • Lettuce Lake Park: A park that features a few boardwalks through various Florida ecosystems, wetlands and flood plains, forests and a river. Coach bus visitors can also have activities such as picnics and barbecues, as well as places to visit such as an observation tower, a playground and nature trails.
  • Ybor City Artwalk: Held every Saturday of the month, you can find all sorts of arts and crafts by both professionals and amateurs.
  • Lowry Park Zoo: A non-profit zoo that is one of the most popular in the country with children areas, restaurants, and personal encounters with animals.
  • Tampa Theater: This historic movie place that offers different types of films, whether documentaries, foreign or independent. The architecture inside and outside is just as stunning, with beautiful interior to accompany it.
  • Florida Aquarium: Located just east of downtown Tampa, this aquarium offers a place children would love with its interactive dive experiences, touch tanks and eco-tours.

To get to Tampa City, you should hire a charter bus to make traveling easier and hassle-free. Call 1-800-304-1993 or 305-913-1341 for a quote or to reserve your bus