There is an abundance of things to do in Tampa and the surrounding
areas. It is just a matter of searching for them.
thing that I noticed when searching for activities in Tampa was that
what I wanted to do changed according to the situation.
For instance I
may have a desire to get out of the house but it was raining outside.
This would limit what I could do.
Sometimes I would be in the
mood to just relax while other times I wanted more action oriented
activities. Because of this I was constantly trying to find things to
do in Tampa according to my mood or the situation of the day sometimes wasting
hours trying to search for them.
So I gradually began to compose
a list of the greater Tampa activities grouped according to
different scenarios adding to this list whenever another idea came to
Hopefully this will help make it a little easier to find things for you
to do as it has helped me in the past.
Events Going On
is when you just want some action. Whether that is physical activity,
an adrenaline rush or something where you just not sitting like a bump
on a log all day. These activities include outdoor recreation, theme
parks, boat rides, etc.
times I would get in the mood to do something but it would be a little
too late to do anything on my list. The sun would have gone down and
many of the attractions have closed. I am not too much of a bar/club
type of person so my options were limited. This is what I came up with.
If you enjoy watching, studying or observing
animals then these are some things that you should consider doing.
are ideas when looking for a date night outing. Whether it is a first
date or a date with your wonderful significant other here are some
options for you.
|Free Things to Do in Tampa|
is for those times when money is tight but you just have to get out and
do something. Fortunately there are things to do in the Tampa Bay area
for free or very cheaply.
Infant / Young Toddler|
because you have an infant or a young toddler and do not have a
babysitter does not mean you have to sit in the house all day. There
are still things that you can do in the Tampa Bay area.
rains just about every day in the summer in Tampa. Does that mean that
you are on house arrest during this time? Of course not. Rain will not
stop your parade from happening with these things to do in the Tampa area.
have had a hard week at work and now that the weekend is here you just
want to relax, just not in the house. Relaxing attractions and
activities coming right up...
|Too Darn Hot
You walk outside for 5 minutes and you are already sweating like a pig and feel like you need to shower. If you
been here in the Tampa Bay area or Florida for any
amount of time, you know what I am talking about. These are for those type days.
addition to activities and attractions there events happening daily in
the Tampa Bay area. These are some of the best sites that help you find
- This is one of the best sites for finding things to do in the area
when it comes to events. Includes festivals, performances, and sporting
Bay and Company
- Official visitor's site to Tampa Bay area provides solid information
for events in the area. Many events not included such as some of the
community theaters or sporting events.
- Contains extensive list but with a kind of confusing site. Have the
option to include movies with event listings as well.
- Checking their site is another good way to find out about events
going on. This of course is only for companies that use ticketmaster to
sell their tickets.
Photos courtesy of Action: maulim, After Sundown:
bwhistler, Animal Attractions: sterlic, Date Night: bright adventures,
Free Things to Do in Tampa: danielmoyle, Infant / Young Toddler: joe
shlabotnik, Rainy Day: kthypryn, Relaxation: audi-insperation, Too Darn
Hot Outside: jetportal