IFWTWA Media Trip

Discover the Treasures of Tampa Bay

September 21-23, 2022

Tampa Bay, Florida’s Most Exciting Destination, plays hosts to incredible culinary experiences. On your journey here in Tampa Bay, jump into our rich history in Historic Ybor City. Experience the oldest restaurant in Florida, The Columbia Restaurant, and taste the flavors of Cuba and Spain. Venture over to the Channel District to JOTORO and taste the innovative flavors of Michelin Star chef, Joe lsidori. Just two steps away is Sparkman Wharf where you can take in the view of the Garrison Channel and walk our 2.7-mile Tampa Riverwalk to explore downtown.

Continue your journey down the Tampa Riverwalk to take in the beautiful waterfront views all the way to Heights Public Market in Armature Works. There you can eat from 18 unique dining options and shop local goods. Just a few feet over is Ulele, where you can dine on their exquisite cuisine while taking in the suns et.

Discover Tampa Bay’s top attractions such as Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and ride Tigris, the tallest launch coaster in Florida. Dive into Florida’s aquatic ecosystems from the inland springs to the Gulf of Mexico at The Florida Aquarium. Take on the hungry giraffes at ZooTampa at Lowry Park and over 2,000 animals in natural exhibits . Head over Hyde Park Village and shop in beautiful local boutiques and dine in excellent restaurants such as Meat Market Tampa or historic Goody Goody. As the heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast, Tampa Bay is home to incredible adventures, world-class chefs, and great weather. Get ready to unlock Tampa Bay.

Cuesta Ray Cigar Building in Tampa

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Viva Ybor Mural in Ybor City