Tampa Bay

Welcome to Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is connected to the Mexico Gulf, making it Florida's largest open-water estuary. The community has a large Spanish-Mexican influence reflected in its architecture and food scene. Residents and visitors alike can explore a multitude of outdoor activities, amusement attractions, and many restaurants to enjoy. The charming city has an eccentric urban feel, with many local businesses and seaside activities to enjoy. Tampa Bay attracts families, professionals, and professional athletes. The recent Super Bowl and Stanley Cup wins have electrified the city. Tampa Bay is a beautiful area for those seeking picturesque views in a sunny setting. 

Architecturally, Tampa Bay has beautiful modern contemporary condominiums and single-family homes. Luxury beachfront homes or those surrounded by lush greenery and palm trees are also available.

What To Love

Local Lifestyle

Tampa Bay is one of the most eccentric, fast-growing cities in the nation. The open-water harbor is perfect for nature lovers or those who enjoy the open water. Tampa Bay features hiking and biking trails, boating rentals, and paddling excursions just to name a few. Home to the Tampa Buccaneers, football fans and sports lovers alike enjoy the competitive atmosphere and stadiums. Residential neighborhoods feature Spanish-modern architectural design. Locals enjoy the historically significant museums, wildlife, and open parks.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Tampa is known for its creatively delicious spread of restaurants, boutiques, and outlets. Those looking to enjoy some shopping head to the West 14th Street district, or the International Plaza and Bay Street.

The food scene in Tampa Bay has cafes, family-owned restaurants, and hidden gems. Thee Burger Spot is exactly as it sounds–the most amazing hand-crafted burgers in the Tampa Bay area. Located on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Tampa Street, Thee Burger Spot is a popular family-owned restaurant serving the downtown community. Not only do they have a burger eating challenge, but diners can choose from one-of-a-kind burgers to try something new. 

Armature is another unique hotspot in the Tampa Bay area. It is a public market with food vendors from notable top chefs. In the architectural style of an open-air mall, Armature is the best spot to sample different cuisines. 

The Meat Market in Hyde Park Village is an award-winning steakhouse. If you order The Wood-Grilled Marinated Hanger, you will understand why. Their cocktail menu has refreshing options such as a Rose Spritz made with grapefruit and rose botanical vodka, Lillet rose, Giffard pamplemousse, and peach. The One In A Melon with watermelon, lavender, mint, lime, and seltzer is so good that you won’t miss the alcohol.  Berns Steakhouse, on Howard Avenue in the business district, has been a staple for decades. They have fresh-cut prime steaks and a celebrated collection of wines in a fine dining atmosphere. 

Things To Do

Residents of Tampa Bay look forward to the annual community events. Each summer Tampa Bay hosts the Gasparilla Parade, Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival downtown. The Gasparilla Parade is one of the largest festivals in the nation. 

Tampa Bay has several musical events and concerts throughout the year. The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Music Festival celebrates art, music, and food, giving a platform to well-known musicians in the area. Other notable festivals in Tampa Bay include the Florida Flair and the Tampa Margarita Festival.

Schools

Tampa Bay residents can opt for nationally ranked schools within the Hillsborough County School District, as well as Pasco County School District.

 

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