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The Destination - Tampa, Florida
A major business center on the Florida Gulf Coast, this exciting city situated on the Tampa Bay is also known for its museums, unique historical features and rich cultural mix.
Ranked as one of the best outdoor cities.
Ranks as the fifth most popular American city.
Tampa Riverside is home to several parks for family fun and recreation: the Florida Aquarium, The American Victory Ship, Channelside Bay Plaza, unique boutiques and retailers, elegant options for fine dining, casual spots for a quick bite or to quench your thirst, and assorted lodging options for every budget.
Ybor City gained its popularity after the construction of its first Cigar Factory in the 1800s, leading other cigar manufacturers to move their operations to town, making Tampa the Cigar Capital of the World.
Ybor City District is home to several historic buildings on the National Register of Historic Places and has been declared a National Historic Landmark.
Park Tower (originally the First Financial Bank of Florida) is the first substantial skyscraper in downtown Tampa. Completed in 1973, it was the tallest in Tampa until the completion of the One Tampa City Center in 1981.
The Sunshine Skyway Bridge, a massive steel-span bridge, is an iconic landmark.
Tampa is represented by teams in three major professional sports leagues: the National Football League (NFL) with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Port of Tampa is the largest port in Florida in throughput tonnage, making it one the busiest commercial ports in North America.
Tampa’s intercity passenger rail is based at Tampa Union Station, a historic facility adjacent to downtown. The station transports passengers southbound to Miami and Northbound to New York City.