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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.

Art Museum
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“It's a bit of a hike from Sarasota, but a must see if you're a fan of Dali, surrealist art, and modern art!”
  • 326 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Tampa's Primary Bar and Nightclub district. 7th Ave is full of Bars and Restaurants ”
  • 210 locals recommend
  • 6 Experiences
Zoo
“ZooTampa is home to more than 1300 animals and famous for having one of the most beautiful, tropical zoological settings in the world. The Zoo cares for the most diverse group of Florida wildlife anywhere, and has won numerous awards for animal preservation and is the only place in Tampa where guests can see Florida manatees year round.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Aquarium
“The Florida Aquarium enables you to get up close to many of Florida’s aquatic and terrestrial animals and ecosystems, as well as others from around the world. More than a must-see attraction, we are working to protect and restore our blue planet on many conservation fronts, including research and rescue efforts that help restore Florida’s sea turtle and coral populations and to ensure that sharks continue to swim our seas.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Park
“An amazing place to visit the beach. It is a park so no hotels or buildings. All the way at North Beach end of the park there is a sandbar that is fun to go out to. There is an old fort there that is awesome, and a.fishinf pier. Lots of shaded shelters, playgrounds etc. 5 dollar admission for the whole day. From here you can catch a ferry to Egmont Key island. A wonderful island where the waters are amazingly turquoise. ”
  • 119 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“On the first Friday of every month, the heart of downtown becomes St. Pete’s biggest block party. First Friday St. Pete is a showcase for the great bands, great drinks, and great food that makes it Florida’s most exciting city!”
  • 87 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Opened in 1956, this destination features dry-aged steaks, a wine cellar with one of the largest wine collections in the world & an internationally famous dessert room. You will need reservations and they have a business casual dress code. (no shorts)”
  • 107 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“In town during the season? Head to the raymond james stadium and catch the game or do some tailgating. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“NHL Tampa Bay Lightning and Concert Events !!!! Amalie Arena is an arena in Tampa, Florida that has been used for ice hockey, basketball, arena football games, and concerts. It is home to the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. The building was originally known as the Ice Palace. In August 2002, the building's naming rights were sold to the St. Petersburg Times, which became the Tampa Bay Times in January 2012; accordingly, the arena was known as the St. Pete Times Forum from 2002 to 2012 and Tampa Bay Times Forum (2012–2014). In September 2014, the arena was renamed Amalie Arena when the naming rights were transferred to Amalie Oil Company.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Dale Chihuly is a famous glass artist with public art installations around the world. Experience Chihuly’s Permanent Glass Exhibition in St. Petersburg!”
  • 90 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“TAMPA BAY RAYS BASEBALL !!!! From the Friendly Native, About a 20 minute drive or cab ride to Tropicana Field, also commonly known as The Trop, is a domed stadium located in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States, that has been the home of the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball (MLB) since the team's inaugural season in 1998. The stadium is also used for college football, and from December 2008 to December 2017 was the home of the St. Petersburg Bowl, an annual postseason bowl game. It is currently the only non-retractable domed stadium in Major League Baseball, making it the only year-round indoor venue in MLB. Tropicana Field is the smallest MLB stadium by seating capacity when obstructed-view rows in the uppermost sections are covered with tarps as they are for most Rays games. Tropicana Field opened in 1990 and was originally known as the Florida Suncoast Dome. In 1993, the Tampa Bay Lightning moved to the facility and its name was changed to the ThunderDome until the team moved to their new home in downtown Tampa in 1996. In October 1996, Tropicana Products, a fruit juice company then based in nearby Bradenton, signed a 30-year naming rights deal.”
  • 82 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This museum is located in downtown St. Pete and offers beautiful collections from around the world ”
  • 70 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Art Gallery
“A true island town. Be sure to visit Pine Dr. great shops and restaurants. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Shopping Centre
“Thinking about shopping? Here is the place. Many nice restaurants are nearby if you are hungry after doing so many shopping. International Plaza is the most distinctive shopping and dining destination of Florida's West Coast, featuring 200 specialty stores and 16 restaurants.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Building
“Great place near the river! Lots of different food places. Movie on the lawn is a great time too”
  • 89 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
New American Restaurant
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“Ulele (pronounced You-lay-lee) celebrates the vibrant fusion of ingredients from Florida waters and land once home to many Native Americans, including the young princess Ulele. Expect intricately flavored, visually appealing dishes prepared on the 10' diameter barbacoa grill. On Tampa's Riverwalk. Dogs welcomed! ”
  • 84 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience