Tampa Travel Tips, Florida

    
 

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  • La Creperia Cafe
    A small and cozy little place at Ybor city in Tampa serves delicious crepes both sweet and meal-like. La Creperia Cafe is famous for its savory crepes and with reason, because they are absolutely delightful; a sweetness of heaven. If you [...]
    D: 5.1mi00
  • Vallarta's Mexican Restaurant
    A local restaurant that serves traditional Mexican food in a welcoming, friendly environment. Vallarta's Mexican Restaurant is owned by a family and they try to provide only the best to their customers. I've been to the restaurant [...]
    D: 4.2mi10
  • Tampa Theatre
    With not only a beautiful architecture and decor but with a high reputation, the Tampa Theater is the cultural center of the city. Classical and new movies are aired, concerts and wine tasting events are organized throughout the year. There [...]
    D: 5.7mi00
  • Lowry Park Zoo
    One of the main attractions of Tampa, I would say, apart maybe from the Busch Garden adventure park. At the Lowry Park Zoo a wide range of animals can be seen in creative surroundings, like the monkeys' 'house' which is full of [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • The Lobster Pot Restaurant
    The restaurant's specialty, as its name indicates is the lobster which they prepare with care and attention to detail. The Lobster Pot Restaurant also serves other seafood dishes such as shrimps, tuna, swordfish and many others. They [...]
    D: 27.1mi00
  • Henry B. Plant Museum in Tampa
    One of the most imposing buildings of the early years of Tampa, a luxurious railroad resort, houses the Henry B. Plant Museum. Among the various artifacts, early 19th century Valentine cards and Gasparilla royalty gowns are on display. A [...]
    D: 6.1mi00
  • Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center
    One of the most endangered ocean mammals, the manatees can be viewed at the Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center during the months from November to April. There is no admission fee, exploring the area is free. It is good to know about and [...]
    D: 16.9mi00
  • Ybor City State Museum
    As a small museum, housed in a historical bakery building, which looks really great with its brick exterior, the Ybor City State Museum tells the story of Tampa's most historic district. There are various exhibits and collections [...]
    D: 5mi00
  • Yuengling Brewery
    Known as the US' oldest brewing company, the Yuengling Brewery originates from Pottsville, Pennsylvania established by a German immigrant, David G. Yeungling in 1829. Today free tours are arranged for the curious minded and the beer [...]
    D: 2mi00
  • Big Cat Rescue
    Many people don't care, or don't realize that cats are gentle and sensitive creatures, even the big one, like tigers or leopards need attention. At the Big Cat Rescue guided tours are organized that draw attention how cats are [...]
    D: 7.6mi00
  • Columbia Restaurant
    Located at Ybor city in Tampa, the Columbia Restaurant is the city's oldest Spanish dining place and still popular with an excellent service and high-quality cuisine. The place looks exquisite, elegant, yet luxurious, modern yet [...]
    D: 5.1mi00
  • Lettuce Lake Park
    Tampa is not just a Florida resort, it is also the place of swamps, gators and wilderness. Lettuce Lake Park is the perfect aspect of such land. Equipped with boardwalks, bike trails and picnic areas, the park is mostly frequented for its [...]
    D: 5.5mi00
  • Tampa Palms Golf Club
    For a guys day-out, what is more than great than a day of golf. The scenery is spectacular and well-kept, and the staff at Tampa Palms Golf Club is not only respectful but friendly too. You may want to bring extra golf balls with you, [...]
    D: 5.8mi00
  • Busch Gardens
    The most amazing place in Tampa is definitely the Busch Gardens. It is not only and adventure park but a zoo and a catering venue. This place is just awesome. So many attractions and so many interesting activities, even tours, restaurants [...]
    D: 1.8mi00

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Tampa History

Later it was again reincorporated as a town on December 15 1885. The first mayor of Tampa elected in 1856 was Judge Joseph B. Lancaster. After the end of the Civil War, Tampa faced some difficult problems. There were very little industry left and the city lacked land transportation links, which were only limited to bumpy wagon roads. It was during this time when the yellow fever epidemic spread killing many people. In 1869, residents made a telling decision when they voted to abolish the Tampa government. The cigar making industry was the backbone of the economy of Tampa during the beginning of the 20th century. [...]
 
 
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  • $187US Airways flight US Airways 
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    Newark, NJ (EWR)Tampa, FL (TPA)10/21/201405:59 am
    Tampa, FL (TPA)Newark, NJ (EWR)10/28/201409:00 am
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  • $191Jetblue Airways flight Jetblue Airways 
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    New York, NY (LGA)Tampa, FL (TPA)10/21/201407:40 am
    Tampa, FL (TPA)New York, NY (LGA)10/28/201406:30 pm
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  • $224US Airways flight US Airways 
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    Philadelphia, PA (PHL)Tampa, FL (TPA)12/29/201405:15 pm
    Tampa, FL (TPA)Philadelphia, PA (PHL)01/06/201507:30 pm
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