Living in the Tampa Area

Tampa Skyline at Night

With more than two million residents, the Tampa Bay area boasts year-round activities, and a climate that is pleasant and sunny. The Tampa Bay area is situated off the Gulf of Mexico and features outstanding beaches and outdoor parks. In addition, Tampa is home several professional sports teams, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Tampa Bay area is culturally rich with a growing arts community and acclaimed museums situated throughout the area. Please visit the websites below for more information about all that the Tampa Bay area has to offer.

Tampa Visitor Information

Tampa Bay Times


State Parks


Sports and Outdoor Recreation

USF Sports

Entertainment and Nightlife

Busch Gardens Tampa

Crystal River (swim with manatees)

Florida Aquarium

Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Visit Orlando