Attractions Near Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Garden is one of the most popular amusement parks in the Tampa, Florida area, but there are a number of other attractions in the area. The wealth of activities in the Tampa area makes it a great vacation destination for people of all ages.

The Florida Aquarium
The Florida Aquarium offers an exciting and interesting experience for the whole family. Kids over 6 can participate in "Swim with the fishes, " and kids over 15 who are certified to dive can dive with the sharks. The 2-acre outdoor water adventure zone offers kids water activities like wave pools, slides, water geysers and sand box for toddler. The aquarium also has a 90-minute ecotour of Tampa Bay to see dolphins, manatees and shore birds.

Glazer Children's Museum
For a fun afternoon, visit the Glazer Children' Museum for a wealth of fun and educational exhibits and activities. The new facility covers 53,000 square feet with 12 different play areas and 170 activities. A number of special programs and camps are offered.

Adventure Island
To cool off in the Florida heat, take the kids to Adventure Island, a water park right across the street from Busch Gardens, with wave pools, a variety of slides, cliff diving and lazy river ride. There are plenty of lifeguards and a helpful staff.

Lowry Park Zoo
The Lowry Park Zoo began in the 1930s with a small collection of animals that lived in the area, such as raccoons, alligators and exotic birds. Today, the zoo houses thousands of birds and animal, as well as educational program and amusement ride. The entrance fee include amusement ride. The zoo is open 7 days a week, but is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Museum of Science and Industry
The Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa is the largest museum in south Florida, with 450 hands-on exhibits, IMAX Theater, planetarium, and an amusement park-style educational exhibit. The museum hosts a number of special exhibits and event throughout the year.

Ybor City Historic District
Ybor City was a district in Tampa where a variety of ethnic group came together to make their living in cigar factories of the district. Numerous historic buildings recall Ybor City's colorful past. It is also a center for dining, shopping, arts and entertainment.

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