Visit Busch Gardens and other fun things to do near the Tampa airport

Whether you’re here on vacation with your family or on a corporate trip, you’ll find plenty of things to do when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Tampa Airport North. You can attend trade shows at the Tampa Convention Center, brave roller coasters with your family at Busch Gardens, or encounter sea creatures at The Florida Aquarium. If you’re a sports fan, booking a room or suite with us puts you minutes from Tampa Bay Buccaneers football games and New York Yankees spring training action. Looking for some relaxation in the sun? Tee off at Rocky Point Golf Course or Westchase Golf Club, or work on your tan at nearby beaches. When your trip comes to an end, you can catch the complimentary shuttle back to the airport.

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Adventure Island

8.03 mi / 12.92 km from the hotel
Splash your way through Adventure Island, the Busch Gardens water park, where you can plunge down rides like the Caribbean Corkscrew or take a calm tube trip through lush landscapes on the lazy river.

The Florida Aquarium

8.07 mi / 12.99 km from the hotel
This acclaimed aquarium houses 7,000 intriguing sea-dwelling creatures like eels, sharks, and stingrays. You can also buy a backstage pass to see the penguins or sign up for an off-site wild dolphin cruise.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

7.79 mi / 12.53 km from the hotel
Experience a day of thrills at Busch Gardens, the internationally recognized theme park full of exotic animals and exciting roller coasters like the Tigris.

Raymond James Stadium

4.07 mi / 6.56 km from the hotel
A three-time Super Bowl venue, Raymond James Stadium is a dream destination for football buffs. Pick up a pirate flag and get ready to cheer on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exciting NFL games throughout the season.

George M. Steinbrenner Field

3.72 mi / 5.99 km from the hotel
If you love baseball, get a sneak peek of the New York Yankees as they conduct spring training at this impressive stadium, built to the exact specifications of Yankee Stadium in the Big Apple.

International Plaza

4.53 mi / 7.29 km from the hotel
Update your wardrobe with a stop at this indoor mall that features more than 150 stores. With 15 on-site restaurants, the mall also provides the perfect place to enjoy a great meal.

Rocky Point Golf Course

3.43 mi / 5.51 km from the hotel
Hit the links with a group of friends and enjoy an afternoon at this beautiful golf course with picturesque water features and tropical landscaping.

Westchase Golf Club

4.84 mi / 7.79 km from the hotel
Test your skills as you wind your way through the scenic greens, natural wetlands, and wooden bridges that make up Westchase Golf Club.

Port Tampa Bay

7.8 mi / 12.55 km from the hotel
Before you embark on your ocean cruise, browse the shops, sample the eateries, and visit the entertainment venues at Port Tampa Bay.

Tampa Convention Center

7.7 mi / 12.4 km from the hotel
The TCC hosts events and trade shows in 600,000 square feet of space that is divided into four levels and situated along the Tampa Riverwalk.