Tampa Travel Guide
Welcome to Tampa!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Tampa, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.
Tampa is the largest city in Florida, a claim that is backed by a wide variety of attractions, accommodations and other services. Residents and visitors alike flock to the Florida State Fair, an event held at the Fairgrounds in Tampa each February. The year 2004 marked the 100th anniversary of the Fair in Florida, making it one of the longest running events in United States history and a significant draw for visitors to the State. Visitors to Tampa are encouraged to take in some sporting events, most notably jai alai, a game that originated in Northern Spain and now has more teams in Florida than anywhere in the world.Some of the other popular attractions in the city include the Museum of Science and Industry, Starlite Riverboat Cruises and the Gasparilla Festival, an annual event featuring live entertainment, a parade, food and more.
The Ybor City State Museum, located in a former bakery, outlines the cigar industry in Cuba in the 19th century, its move to Tampa and the founding of Ybor City as a cigar manufacturing hub.
Hotels & Motels
Located on a 35-acre waterfront wildlife preserve on the shores of Upper Tampa Bay, the Grand Hyatt offers luxurious accommodations and first-class services.