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Things to do in Hillsborough County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Tram Station
“A great way to spend the day taking in the sights of the animals while taking on the beastly rollercoasters!”
  • 311 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“The Salvador Dalí Museum is an art museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States, dedicated to the works of Salvador Dalí. It houses the largest collection of Dalí's works outside Europe. It is located on the downtown St. Petersburg waterfront by 5th Avenue Southeast, Bay Shore Drive, and Dan Wheldon Way.”
  • 342 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Winter, the dolphin from the movie A Dolphin Tale, is here as well as other marine life. ”
  • 150 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“One of the Oldest Cities in the USA. Also has the oldest restaurant is FL. Come check out Historic Ybor City! Only 5 mins from the Pickett Fence. ”
  • 215 locals recommend
Zoo
“Lowry Park Zoo) is a 63-acre (25 ha) nonprofit zoo located in Tampa, Florida. In 2009, Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Parents Magazine,[3] and is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and biodiversity (HB 457). The zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The zoo also exists as a center for conservation of endangered wildlife both locally and around the globe. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) as well as a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG), the Florida Association of Zoos and Aquariums (FAZA) and the Florida Attractions Association (FAA).”
  • 84 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Wonderful, educational marine park for children of all ages. It also has a "wet" playground for children to splash around. Located downtown Tampa along Channelside, you can get there by car, Uber or Tampa Trolley (free service) which connects downtown Tampa to Ybor City”
  • 77 locals recommend
Park
“Explore miles of beautiful untouched beach park (admission fee required). Swim, hike, bike, or rent paddleboards and enjoy the old Florida vibes. History buff? Theres even an old fort you can voyage in.”
  • 134 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Quaint, historic fishing village with shops, bars, restaurants & watersports outfitters ”
  • 103 locals recommend
Theme Park
“This seasonal (summer only) water theme park is part of the Busch Gardens group and they offer ticket options to both Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. No worries you adults... the park is awesome for all ages.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Don't miss out on the Chihuly museum and glass blowing factory located downtown St Pete. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Interested in taking in a sporting event. This unit is less than 10 miles from Ray Jay Stadium. Take in a Bucs game to make your visit to the Bay more authentic.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“If you love art, food, walking and gorgeous views, this is a must see. Along downtown St Pete you can enjoy strolling the artsy streets, relax in Vinoy Park (where there are always musicians, artists and markets) or head out along the pier. Fabulous, trendy restaurants and artists such as Dali and Chihuly have galleries here.”
  • 97 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Great museum with changing exhibits, right in the downtown area surrounded by food and drink options. Check out the cafe for brunch! 2-for-1 mimosas :)”
  • 73 locals recommend
Building
“Striking mixed-use event space offering an upscale food court, bar & lounge in lofty, historic digs.”
  • 116 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“Andrea Bocelli wed. March 18. Elton John May.26 Janet Jackson Jun.27 And Moore!!”
  • 96 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“High End shopping mall. Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Tiffany and Co, Tesla, Abercrombie and Fitch, Apple, Morphe Store, Dillard’s, Victoria Secret, Burberry, Rolex, Coach, Dior, Disney Store, Sephora, Forever 21, Journeys, Urban Outfitters, True Religion, Vans and much more!! ”
  • 75 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Art Museum
“Great museum with changing exhibits, right in the downtown area surrounded by food and drink options. Check out the cafe for brunch! 2-for-1 mimosas :)”
  • 73 locals recommend
Building
“Striking mixed-use event space offering an upscale food court, bar & lounge in lofty, historic digs.”
  • 116 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“World's known steak house with biggest wine cellar, can make reservation or bar first come first served. More upscale ”
  • 120 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Slip on your swimsuit and leave the rest behind! When you arrive at Caddy's you can rent chairs and umbrellas. You can order food and drinks from Caddy's and bring them straight to the beach (in front of Caddy's only). If their lot is full you can pass Caddy's and park on the side streets. Go early- parking and chairs fill up fast!”
  • 79 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Ulele is a newer restaurant with native-inspired food. It sits on the river, and allows the opportunity to walk around the beautiful river walk before or after your meal. ”
  • 90 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
“Exceptional food - oldest restaurant in Florida / 1905. Must visit while in Ybor.”
  • 93 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Just a short drive from our location is the epitome of Seminole Heights..Ellas! They have great food on an ever changing menu, indoor and outdoor seating, live music, and drink specials! We personally love their brunch menu! ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Chill indoor-outdoor hangout with large beer menu, comfort grub & music/movie nights.”
  • 68 locals recommend

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