Tampa's Aquarium at

Channelside - Tampa's waterfront
In downtown Tampa, right on the water, Channelside is a place where great
dining, unique shopping, family entertainment and hit movies all come
together. Hotels located near Channelside include the Hyatt Regency, Tampa
Marriott Waterside, Raddison Riverwalk, and Wyndham Harbour Island.  
Channelside is located next to the Florida Aquarium and within walking
distance to the Forum and the Tampa Convention Center. While at
Channelside, you can check out Splitsville where you can eat , drink, bowl,
and shoot pool.

The Florida Aquarium
Visitors learn about the important role water plays and experience its
wondrous journey from a quiet underground source to the rolling water of the
ocean.  The facility provides habitats for more than 4300 fish, plants and
other animals.  Loacted at Garrison Seaport at 701 Channelside Drive.

Lowry Park Zoo
Ranked as one of the top three zoos of its size in North America, this 24-acre
zoological garden features more than 1500 animals representing 330 exotic
species. Located at 7530 North Boulevard.

Museum of Science and Industry
One of the Southeast's largest scientific playgrounds, emphasizing imaginitive
exhibitry and housing more than 400 "hands-on" displays.
The Museum of Science and Industry has recently undergone a multi-million
dollar expansion and is now home to a huge IMAX theatre.
Located at 4801 E. Fowler Avenue.

Busch Gardens
An extraordinary atmosphere filled with naturalistic animal habitats, hair
raising roller coaster and dazzling live entertainment.  For more info visit their
website at www.4adventure.com.  Located at 300 E. Busch Blvd.

Adventure Island
Features 36 acres of tropical paradise including 17 unique water play areas, a
championship volleyball complex, outdoor cafes, picnic and sunbathing areas,
arcades, and gift shops.  Located next to Busch Gardens.

Tampa Bay Automobile Museum
The Tampa Bay Automobile Museum features a unique collection of vintage
vehicles, including pioneering front wheel drive and rear engine cars from the
1920's and 1930's.  Each vehicle was chosen based on the engineering
achievements that made it an important part of the evolution of the
automobile, setting the standards for the engineering of automobiles today.  
Visitors enjoy a provocative blend of art and science in 12,000 square of
gallery space.

Splitsville - a unique  bar /
restaurant containing  
bowling alley lanes (located
at Channelside)

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