Tampa

Tampa

Downtown Tampa and Convention Center Reflected

Tampa is a fast growing city with modern skyscrapers replacing many original buildings. Tampa's big tourist attraction is
Busch Gardens but there is also the Florida Aquarium, Tampa Art Museum, Henry B Plant Museum, Tampa Theatre,
Hyde Park, Museum of Science and Industry and Lowry Park Zoo to visit. Tampa Bay is also home to Tampa Bay Rays
baseball team amongst other sports.

Finally your trip is not complete without exploring Ybor City, known as Tampa's Latin Quarter. In 1886 a cigar businessman called
Don Vicente Martinez-Ybor moved his factory from Key West to Tampa, bringing with im approximately 20,000 immigrant workers.
Where there was once cigar factories there are now shops, restaurants and clubs which come to life after dark.

It is worth mentioning that Tampa International airport is served by BA flights direct from the UK if you are planning to stay on the
Gulf Coast rather than Orlando.

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