Comfort Suites Tampa - Brandon
9932 E. Adamo Dr.
Tampa, FL 33619
Phone: (813) 630-4444
Fax: (813) 630-2093
Tampa's Ybor City, began its intriguing history when cigar makers settled here after a disastrous fire that drove the industry north from Key West. Today it is a National Historic Landmark District lined with old buildings and historic sites. Today's Ybor is a lively and popular shopping, dining and entertainment district featuring everything from museums to flamenco dancing and of course, plenty of cigars. The area really comes alive when the sun sets with a bevy of nightlife options. Do not miss the annual Halloween Parade, known as the Mama Guava Stumble or Guava-ween!
The Roland Manteiga statue is the statue of an editor of the La Gaceta weekly newspaper that was the only trilingual newspaper in the U.S. started by his father. This statue stands as a replica of Roland Manteiga reading his own newspaper on the streets of Tampa. The statue is a great attraction to the tourists as well as locals that speaks of a lot of stories about Roland and his father. One can surely visit this statue and gain knowledge about the history of the trilingual newspaper as well click some pictures while one stands along with the statue.
Created as the ultimate entertainment destination for people of all ages, this unique venue combines the best games, attractions, music, video, and technology in a dynamic environment. The Jax Grill and the HopScotch Lounge are on site for a complete entertainment experience, as well as over 180 games for all ages.
The Florida Aquarium gives visitors an all-access pass to the mysteries of the deep. Observe seahorses, lobsters, colorful fish, moray eels, gators, river otters, Australian sea dragons and many more. If you're feeling truly adventurous, take advantage of the “Swim with the Fishes” or “Dive with the Sharks” programs (advance reservations required). Kids will love the wide range of colorful and fun-filled interactive displays. The aquarium also sponsors ecotours aboard a 64-foot catamaran, affording patrons an opportunity to get even more up-close-and-personal with the sea. See website for complete list of attractions, calendar of events and more.
The StarShip Yacht provides two-hour dining cruises along with 4-star menu selections prepared daily by the ship's chef. Enjoy the Sunday Brunch Buffet Cruise featuring breakfast and lunch selections or the Lunch Cruise, which offers a 3-course meal including appetizer, entree and dessert. While cruising the waters of Tampa Bay, a narration of historical points of interest is provided on both cruises. For an evening of fun, the Dinner Cruise offers a 3-course meal, live music, bar and dancing under the moonlight. Throughout the year, special cruises have been scheduled for holidays and special events. Reservations required. Price: Brunch and Lunch Adults: $44.95 Child: $31.95 Dinner Adults: $79.95 Child: $44.95
When the Lightning began playing hockey in Tampa in 1992, quite a few residents were baffled by this fast, exciting sport. Since then, the Bolts have become one of Tampa's most popular past times with a state-of-the-art home at the Ice Palace. Games can get rowdy, as snowbirds try to cheer their home teams louder than the hometown fans. Games are usually in the evenings, but some afternoon games are scheduled on weekends and holidays. Tickets range in price from swank luxury box seats to nosebleeds.
Amalie Arena, a sports and an entertainment center is located along the Garrison Seaport District in Tampa, Florida. This also happens to be the home of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 660,000 sq. ft. stadium is characterized by the state-of-the-art technology and innovative design. NHL hockey games, concerts, family events, ice shows, the circus and indoor sports events are held at this venue. This arena provides 19,758 seats for NHL games, 20,500 seats for basketball games and up to 21,500 seats for concerts and center stage events.
Featuring expansive views of downtown Tampa, Davis Island is part of an archipelago of two islands. Expanded from the original natural island known as "Little Grassy Key and "Big Grassy Key", mud dredged from Tampa Bay was used to build up the area to create what it is today.
Tampa City Hall is located at Florida, United States. This historic site was designed by M. Leo Elliott and was built in the year 1915 C.E. This hall was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on October 1, 1974.
This historic hotel has been standing in the Davis Boulevard locality since 1926. Today the hotel has been transformed into an assisted living facility for senior citizens complete with modern facilities and services. Personal tours can be arranged by appointment.
The Tampa Bay area is already large, and continually growing. The Tampa Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau can help you navigate the various attractions, hotels, restaurants and meeting facilities available in sunny Tampa Bay. Comprised of local businesses and civic leaders, the center provides information so you can plan the perfect itinerary. From Ybor to Gulfport and from ice hockey to golf, the bureau will guide you to the best of the best. The center is located on Tampa Street in downtown Tampa. For more information visit the web site.
Established in 1926 as one of the premier cinemas in the United States, the Tampa Theatre now serves as a national landmark. In addition to showcasing movies and musicals, this venue also hosts events and stunning wedding receptions. This theater's interior boasts a number of Mediterranean-inspired accents and features a collection of antiques and statues. This historic theater has 1446 seats total, spread out over two levels.