Tampa and the nearby areas of St. Petersburg and Clearwater situated along the Gulf of Mexico coast is truly a sun-seeker’s paradise. Take advantage of our flights to Tampa and explore both the city and the coast. Discover popular areas such as downtown Tampa and the historic Ybor City district, which was founded by cigar manufacturers in the 1880s. Then head to the beach. Within 25 miles, you’ll be setting up your beach umbrella, unrolling your towels, and taking out the sand toys. Clearwater (to the west) and St. Petersburg, FL (to the southwest) are known for their excellent beaches and great hotels, resorts, and restaurants.
Flights to Tampa are seasonal, offered October - May via Minneapolis/St. Paul (dates may vary).
Why Go To Tampa
If you’re looking for the perfect family vacation, look no further than Tampa and the surrounding coastal cities of Clearwater and St. Petersburg. With abundant sunshine, warm temperatures, and some of the best beaches in the U.S., a vacation to St. Petersburg/Clearwater in the Tampa area will have something to please everyone. The city of Tampa boasts a unique culture with strong Cuban and Spanish influence, which can be felt everywhere from the shopping, dining, and entertainment to the numerous museums throughout the city, whereas the coastline along Clearwater Beach and St. Pete Beach provide 35 miles of white-sand paradise.
Who Should Go
Marine aquariums, beaches, adventure theme parks, and zoos top the list of family-friendly activities in the greater Tampa Bay area.
Explore museums and shops, play a round of golf, relax on the beach, or enjoy a local seafood dinner.
The stretch of sand along the Florida coast between Clearwater and St. Petersburg offers 35 miles of some of the best beaches in the U.S.
St. Petersburg and Tampa are home to numerous art museums, including works by Salvador Dalí, Dale Chihuly, and others.
Family fun on the beaches of Tampa, Fl