Florida is a significant and fun place full of destinations to suit anyone’s interests. When visiting Florida’s central west coast, there is a variety of unforgettable sights, both human-made and nature. Be sure to stop by the Chambers of Commerce in Tampa and St. Petersburg if you plan to go to Hillsboro or Pinellas Country, popular tourist destinations. Here are some of the most popular sites to see in the two provinces:
Tourist attractions of Hillsborough County / Tampa
It’s a quaint old village that began as an adventurous Cuban immigrant in 1885, as the home of the cigar factories and their workers. It is a National Historic District and is the centre of a national park, a museum, restaurants, nightclubs, and many other places of interest to all family members. The century-old Columbia Restaurant is a place where excellent Spanish cuisine and flamenco dancers are served. If you happen to be near Halloween, bring a celebration of guavaños with Latin influences. It’s a popular event in the area, a huge street party for those who like to have fun.
For those who love theme parks, this is a great way to spend a day—colourful and prominent place, full of fun for everyone. There are games, a zoo, daily shows, shops, restaurants, and more. Pinellas County attractions:
This lovely area is the hub of things to do on the waterfront between Madeira Beach and Treasure Island. Here you can shop till you drop, take a pirate ship, go deep-sea fishing or parasailing, take a fishing boat ride, or rent a sailboat. There are also some excellent seafood restaurants in the area.
If you love a gorgeous beach with gorgeous white sand, sunshine, and an excellent pier for walking, this is the place to go. Tourists come here from all over the world to soak up the sun, from boating and parasailing to swimming in the beautiful waters.
Fort Desoto Park
This beach has a calm and relaxing atmosphere and was previously voted the best beach in the United States in 2005. There is a campground, boating facilities and more. If you love to watch the sunset, this is the place to do it. It is a beautiful natural place.
This century-old botanical garden is a nature lover’s paradise, but very close to downtown Saint Petersburg. Here you can stroll through the indoor butterfly garden, visit the enchanting gardens, take pictures of the large sprawling live oak trees, orchids and other exotic plants, and attend various public events. It’s a fantastic place and fun for anyone who enjoys a quiet walk in nature. Outside the park, there is a variety of excellent restaurants and cafes, for when you want to join civilization.
The Tampa Bay area of Florida is filled with fun for everyone, young and old. For more ideas, stop by the Saint Petersburg Chamber of Commerce or the American Automobile Club in downtown Saint Petersburg for free brochures on these and other attractions. The people here are hospitable, and the to-do list is getting bigger every day. Enjoy a variety of events, attractions and sports. You will come home tanned, refreshed, happy, and content.