Entertainment/Places to Go


Tampa Art Museum
The Tampa Museum of Art is located in downtown Tampa, Florida. It exhibits modern and contemporary art, as well as Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities.

  • Approximately .5 miles from hotel
    • Downtowner, escooter, or Streetcar (Trolley)

Tampa History Museum
Tampa Bay History Center is a history museum in Tampa, Florida. Exhibits include coverage of the Tampa Bay area's first native inhabitants, Spanish conquistadors, and historical figures who shaped the area's history, as well as a reproduction of a 1920s cigar store. 

  • Approximately 1 mile from hotel
    • Downtowner, escooter, or Streetcar (Trolley) 

Active and Outdoors

Rentals for the water

There is so much to see and do on the Hillsborough river. Check out the link to see what might interest you.

Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games. Fun for everyone, including non-golfers.

  • Approximately 10 miles from hotel
    • Taxi/Uber/Lift

Walking Tours
Check out one of the following walking tours in Tampa:

Places to Go

Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens Tampa is a 335-acre African-themed animal theme park located in the city of Tampa, Florida.

  • Approximately 10 miles from the hotel
    • Taxi/Uber/Lift
  • Tip: Food and Wine Festival is going on, see who is performing (included in your park ticket)

The Great Escape Room
The Great Escape Room is a real-life room escape game in Downtown Tampa. Teams of up to 10 are locked in a room with a series of clues and puzzles that must be solved within 60 minutes in order to escape the room. It is part scavenger hunt and part puzzle game.

  • Approximately .2 miles from hotel 

Hard Rock Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida and the place where celebrities love to stay and play. This electrifying casino is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world, and features high stakes table games along with thousands of the hottest slot machines. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking.

  • Approximately 8 miles from hotel
    • Taxi/Uber/Lift

Shuffle (Tampa Heights)
Spacious club offering shuffleboard alongside a full bar & kitchen serving bar snacks & brunches.

  • Approximately 1.5 miles from hotel
    • Taxi/Uber/Lift or Escooter

Starship Cruises
Based in Tampa and Clearwater with private charter services extending to St. Petersburg and surrounding areas we welcome you to come aboard and enjoy one of Florida’s most beloved sunset dinner cruises or hold a private event in one of our spectacular dining rooms. Dance the night away to live bands and DJ entertainment, enjoy a glass of wine (or two) and take in the experience that only our mobile  venue can provide.

  • Approximately 1.2 miles from hotel
    • Downtowner, escooter, or Streetcar (Trolley)

Zoo Tampa
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo located in Tampa, Florida. In 2009, Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Parents Magazine, and is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and biodiversity. Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is home to over 2,000 animals across 56 acres of natural habitats.

  • Approximately 6 miles from hotel
    • Taxi/Uber/Lift


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Ashley Dees
University of South Florida
(813) 974-2645


Angela Moore
University of South Florida
(813) 974-2833


La'Tevia Lowe
University of South Florida
(813) 974-4290

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