If you're staying downtown or not, visiting the city center and strolling the Riverwalk or checking out a funky bar is as cool as it gets.
Ybor, a.k.a Cigar City, is Tampa's historic downtown and funky urban hub. The city has Cuban roots and used to have several cigar factories. Art, fun shops, local breweries, and historic curios live here. The Colombia Restaurant is a classic.
Frenchy's Rock Away Grille and Crabby Bill's are a great place to try fresh Gulf seafood. Fried grouper sandwiches are a Tampa must!
The Dalí Museum and Chihuly glass collection are local treasures. You can also catch a show at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.
Clearwater and St. Pete Beaches are world-renowned for the finest sand and calm gulf waters. Tampa beaches face west and have some of the best sunsets you can see.
Beach Drive and The Pier
Take a stroll or paddle board along the St. Pete Pier or walk the cafés and shops along Beach Drive.