City-Beach Living in Tampa, Florida

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  • Florida

  • Tampa

  • Beaches

  • Group Travel

  • Family Travel

  • Outdoors

  • Coastal

  • Relaxation

A picture of people on a boardwalk next to palm trees in Tampa.
Curator’s statement

Tampa is a beautiful city on the coast of Florida for all of your vacation needs. It is full of history and boasts beautiful beaches nearby. It is the perfect mix of city-life and beachside relaxation.

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Where to stay


Sophisticated hotel with vibrant rooms and suites, an outdoor pool, spa and fitness center.

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  • $100 hotel / resort credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

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Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay

A sleek resort with two pools and a large waterfront.

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  • Welcome amenity.

  • Upgrade & extended check-in/out, whenever possible.

  • Breakfast daily.

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Day 1: Downtown Tampa

Aerial view over a river in Tampa.

Explore downtown Tampa by visiting the Tampa Riverwalk. You can explore the srt museum or children's museum. Next, wander the streets of Ybor City known for its vibrant culture and delicious Cuban sandwiches.

Day 2: Amusement Part

People on a rollercoaster in Tampa.

Visit Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for a fun-filled day at the amusement park and zoo!

Day 3: Beach Day

Aerial view of Tampa Beach.

Take a day trip to Clearwater Beach for a day full of fun in the sun!

Day 4: The Florida Aquarium

People in front of an aquarium tank.

Visit the Florida Aquarium where you can dive with sharks or take a wild dolphin cruise.

Day 5: Shopping

An industrial building turned into a social area.

Take a relaxing harbor cruise and visit Channelside Bay Plaza for shopping and entertainment.

Need to Know

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This guide is part of our ongoing series on travel to Florida.