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

  Tampa Bay Lightning

  Tampa Bay Rays

  Tampa Bay Buccaneers

  USF Sports

  Entertainment and Nightlife

  Busch Gardens Tampa

  Crystal River (swim with manatees)

  Florida Aquarium

  Lowry Park Zoo

  Tampa Chamber of Commerce

  Visit Orlando