Warm weather and an abundance of family friendly activities make Tampa an ideal destination for your next vacation. Use our Holiday Inn® Tampa hotels as a base to explore all that this great city has to offer.
Spend the day at the Florida Aquarium, where touch tanks, echo-tours and an interactive dive experience are sure to please or indulge your cultural side with a trip to the historic Tampa Theatre, a national landmark that’s architecturally stunning both inside and out. There are monthly “Art After Dark” exhibitions at the Tampa Museum of Art and free admission for children under six. Catch a streetcar to Ybor City, the historic and multicultural heart of the city. Sample authentic Cuban sandwiches as you gaze upon Ybor’s beautiful old buildings, which date back to the late 19th century.
If you’re traveling with children, Busch Gardens is a mandatory stop during your Tampa hotel stay. The park’s beautiful scenery and endless activities, which include thrill rides, ice skating, wildlife performances and musical acts, will entertain the whole family. Next, head to the top-rated Lowry Park Zoo and see Florida native species like the alligator and manatee up close and personal. Tampa is home to several professional sports teams, including the Buccaneers and Tampa Bay Lightening. If the weather’s nice while you’re visiting our Tampa hotels, head to George Steinbrenner field to see the Tampa Bay Rays in action – or the New York Yankees train in the spring.
With several Holiday Inn hotels in the Tampa area, including nearby Saint Petersburg, you can choose which Tampa attractions and activities you want to be close to.
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel in Tampa is the closest Holiday Inn brand to Busch Gardens. You can see roller coasters from our front doors and purchase your tickets at the front desk. We are...