City Name: New Port Richey
Direction from City Center to Hotel: North West
Distance from Hotel: 8 MI/ 12.87 KM
Closest Convention Center: Verizon Center
Distance from Hotel: 10 MI/ 16.09 KM North West
Convenience Store: 0.5 MI/ 0.8 KM East
Golf: 4 MI/ 6.44 KM North West
Allow enough time to explore the outdoors. Pasco County boasts more than 30 parks, beaches and preserves scattered throughout 740 square miles. Many feature great hiking, biking and kayaking trails. Kick back, relax and explore nature at its finest!
There is always something new going on at the world famous Busch Gardens Tampa Bay! This interactive African-themed animal park and zoo is perfect for the whole family. Check their website for events and food festivals. The Tigris is now open! Take on the newest ride with forward and backward launches, a 150 foot surge, and inverted roll at more than 60 mph.
Don't Go Home Without
Visit the Sponge Docks of Tarpon Springs and taste the finest Mediterranean cuisines. The Sponge Industry helped build a large Greek Community in Tarpon Springs that is famous for fine sponges as well as Greek markets, restaurants and bakeries. Visit the Sponge Docks for shopping, sightseeing, water activities, and events year round.
Bring a little pocket change. While most Florida toll roads are "bill to license plate", there is a coin only toll at the State Rd 54 exit off the Suncoast Parkway. Remember your sunscreen! The Tampa Bay Area offers sunshine year round but our UV indexes are high. Look for sunscreen sans oxybenzone and octinoxate, which are chemicals that harm our ocean's marine life.