Visit The Florida Aquarium or other top things to do in Tampa near our hotel

Whether you’re in the area to visit Clearwater Beach or to attend meetings in downtown Tampa, take time to explore the variety of things to do near the Country Inn & Suites. Cheer on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium or watch the New York Yankees spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field, both within walking distance of your room or suite. You can take the kids on a dolphin cruise after your visit to The Florida Aquarium or spend a day riding roller coasters together at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Corporate travelers appreciate proximity to the Westshore business district, home to numerous companies as well as dozens of restaurants, bars, and shops. If you’re planning a romantic evening with a loved one, enjoy the eclectic nightlife scene in Ybor City, which boasts trendy boutiques and art galleries, or take a stroll along the vibrant Tampa Riverwalk. Seeing a concert or a Tampa Bay Lightning game at Amalie Arena? Our hotel is less than 20 minutes away.

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Amalie Arena

4.57 mi / 7.35 km from the hotel
Tampa’s top arena for star-studded concerts and events, Amalie is also home to the Tampa Bay Lightning ice hockey team.

The Florida Aquarium

4.82 mi / 7.75 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.

Tampa Museum of Art

3.8 mi / 6.12 km from the hotel
Housing one of the largest Greek and Roman antiquities collections in the Southeast, this museum is also known for the wide range of art it features. Leo Villareal’s Sky, a 14,000-square-foot LED installation, has become an iconic piece.

Glazer Children’s Museum

3.8 mi / 6.12 km from the hotel
This interactive museum lets kids learn about the world through fun and engaging activities like caring for animals at the Vet Clinic or taking to the stage at the Twinkle Stars Theater.

Tampa Riverwalk

4.4 mi / 7.08 km from the hotel
Discover a variety of entertainment opportunities along Hillsborough River at the Tampa Riverwalk, home to numerous restaurants, museums, parks and attractions like The Florida Aquarium.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

6.73 mi / 10.83 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.

Clearwater Beach

19.66 mi / 31.64 km from the hotel
Named for the crystalline Gulf waters that lap at its shore, Clearwater Beach welcomes families with sugar-white sand and towering palm trees. Play volleyball, build sandcastles, or meet Winter the Dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

Raymond James Stadium

0.83 mi / 1.34 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

0.54 mi / 0.87 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.