Tampa's Secret Gems: Day Trips You Never Knew Existed

 Tampa is a central destination in Florida with many attractions.

Popular attractions near Tampa include Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island Water Park.

Clearwater is known for its beautiful beach and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

Crystal River is known as the Manatee Capital of the World, where you can swim with manatees.

St. Petersburg and St. Pete Beach offer family attractions like the Salvador Dali Museum and Sunken Gardens.

Orlando is home to many theme parks, including Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Studios.

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is known for its live mermaid shows.

Bok Tower Gardens is a national landmark with a singing tower that plays carillon bells.

Sarasota is home to the Ringling complex, which includes the Ringling Museum of Art and the Circus Museum.

Sarasota is located near beautiful barrier islands such as Anna Maria Island and Siesta Key.