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Tampa Travel Guide  

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Info about Tampa

441 km2
13 m

Situated in Hillsborough County in Florida, USA, the city of Tampa is bordered by Old Tampa Bay and Hillsborough Bay. The city is spread over an area of 442 sq km.
Tampa has a subtropical climate. The temperatures in summer range from 18°C and 35°C. Known as the ‘Lightning capital of the world’, the area often witnesses thunderstorms in summer. In winter, the temperature rarely falls below freezing point. Tornadoes are also common in this area.
The area has grown into a bustling port town with a population of around 340,000. It is a hub of shipping and manufacturing industries. Incorporated in 1849, Tampa has been credited as one of the fastest growing cities in USA.
Tourism is the backbone of the economy. With a beautiful coastline and a pleasant weather, the city attracts a sea of tourists each year.

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Robert Bale
Level 100     6 Trophy   
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Tampa offers its tourists several attractions and activity options, making it an ideal family holiday destinations. The African Art Gallery and Museum, housing authentic African artefacts as well as the artwork of several African and African-American artists, is an art... more lover’s paradise. Nature lovers will be delighted with a trip to Busch Gardens, where African wildlife roams freely. Kids will enjoy the several rides available here. The Florida Aquarium, featuring the exciting and interesting life of various marine animals, is a must visit especially for children. Other attractions include Children’s Museum of Tampa, Henry B Plant Museum, Lowry Park Zoo, Museum of Science and Industry, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa Bay History Center, and Ybor City State Museum.
Level 9     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Friends
Overall rating 3
Overall Guide : Extremely Boring. Public Transportation is terrible. It is not a good spot for a fun vacation. If you need a great retirement place this is the place to be. And please take cover for your own safety if there is... more a lightning storm. Tampa is a good place only if you want to do nothing but retire and relax the last years of your life.
Prakaasam Mynampati
Overall rating 3
Overall Guide : As it was commented earlier Tampa is a dead town. It may be good for retired people but they also may feel it is boring. Absolutely no public transportation and town is scattered with long distances for a visitor traveling... more with a budget it is a hell.
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