About Tampa

The sprawling city of Tampa lies along the clear and shimmering waters of the Gulf Coast and is home to diverse people, nature, wildlife and culture. One of the major business centers in the region, the stunning city is known for its artistic museums and galleries as well as various cultural offerings.

Tampa houses a wide variety of architectural styles and many of its homes are owned by young professionals. Its population is currently 385,430 with the median home sale price at $172,100. The city has many places close to downtown as well as exclusive, private neighborhoods.

One of Tampa’s main attractions is the Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo, which offers amusement to people of all ages. The nonprofit zoo exists as a center for conservation of endangered animals, both from the United States and from around the world. It is home to many exotic animals, including chimpanzee, pygmy hippopotamus, Malayan tigers, Florida panthers, giraffes and clouded leopards. The zoo also offers a jungle safari experience that provides an in-depth look at what’s happening behind the scenes. It also boasts a main, free-flight aviary that is filled head-to-toe with fee-flight birds and waterfowl. Children can also amuse themselves by visiting an amusement park filled with fun rides.

Another great place to visit is the world renowned Busch Gardens, an African-themed animal park, with a state-of-the-art animal care facility that allows visitors to view animal care being conducted from x-rays to various treatments. Its Bird Garden features over 500 tropical birds from around the world, including flamingoes, parrots and others. It’s Walkout Way, an Australian outpost, allows visitors to hand-feed wallabies and kangaroos. If you want to enjoy some thrilling rides, its amusement park features eight roller coasters as well as two water rides.

Tampa is the place where every day is an adventure and offers something of interest to your entire family.