CityPASS Tampa Bay articles
The rides at Busch Gardens Tampa will not disappoint. From sky-high peaks to fearsome drops that will have you grinning from ear to ear with the adrenaline rush, a visit here is anything but dull. Legendary roller coasters, rides for younger kids, even a few more relaxing options – this place has it all.
With the ocean covering over two-thirds of the Earth, it comes as no surprise that hundreds of thousands of creatures populate its murky depths. From the crystalline waters of the Caribbean to the icy Arctic, the incredible diversity of the life it hosts is astounding. And thanks to the Florida Aquarium, guests can experience the full ecosystem of the sea without going underwater!
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is not your average zoo. A combination of heart-thumping rides, engaging animal encounters, and a wildlife conservation center, it has all the necessary elements for a no-holds-barred adventure for all ages. It’s an experience that will have you smiling from ear to ear throughout your time there.
It may be home to a famous movie star dolphin, but you won’t find much in the way of showmanship at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Instead, there's a focus on rescue and rehabilitation. Abby Stone, an Animal Care Specialist and Stranding Coordinator at CMA, takes us on an in-depth look at the aquarium.
With September’s release of Dolphin Tale 2 on movie screens across the country, the spotlight is back on the animal preservation efforts of Tampa Bay’s Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), one of the Tampa Bay CityPASS attractions. The aquarium not only serves as the real-life home to the film’s bottlenose dolphin movie stars, Winter and Hope, it also works to rescue, rehabilitate and release a variety of sick or injured marine animals.
The southeastern part of the U.S. has no shortage of fun in the sun, and as the warmer weather begins to sweep across the rest of the country, we find ourselves planning weekend getaways to soak in every second of sunshine that Mother Nature brings us. When your work schedule permits and you have the opportunity to sink your feet in the sand and your bottom in a beach chair, there’s no better place than Tampa Bay, Florida.