Our apartments in Tampa are located near great shopping, dining, and entertainment venues including art museums, theaters, animal kingdoms, and even an amusement park. Choosing to become a resident at Pierhouse at Channelside is choosing to live amongst all the hustle and bustle of this beautiful district. There is so much to discover in Tampa, FL! Here are a few places to explore near our apartments in Tampa:
Order your tickets for Busch Gardens ahead of time online and prepare yourself for the adventure of a lifetime. If you are celebrating a birthday here, be sure to stop by the booth and tell them it is your birthday so you and your family can qualify for different special offers! Another insider tip for Busch Gardens is to go see the animals in the early morning or late evening when the weather is cooler and they are the most active. Pack a poncho so you can ride all the water rides without getting soaked and just have fun! Busch Gardens is a fun place for people of all ages.
If you are looking for a Saturday activity to enjoy the summer with your kiddos, the Glazer Children’s Museum is a must! There are many exhibits here designed to be both educational and fun for your children. Start at Central Bank to learn about money through math games before heading over to Publix to grocery shop. Then, head to the Pizza Place because nobody wants to cook after going to the grocery store! They can even explore various career fields at the museum’s Firehouse, Engineer Workshop, Hospital, etc. Nothing is out of reach at the Glazer Children’s Museum.
Tampa, FL is a perfect place to call home especially if you love animals. There are various animal resorts in Tampa where you can learn more about wildlife and enjoy the thrill of being up close and personal with some of nature’s most beautiful creatures. Best of all, these places are just moments away from our luxury apartments in Tampa.
The Florida Aquarium, which has over 7,000 aquatic animals and plants to see, is home to sharks and sea turtles alike. Take a tour and learn about a variety of sea life that can be found off the coast of Florida and all over the world. The aquarium also offers a 75-minute boat tour they offer where you can enjoy seeing hundreds of Dolphins in their natural habitat. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo cares for more than 1,300 animals and specializes in caring for endangered, threatened, and vulnerable species. Visitors of the zoo have the unique opportunity to see a variety of animals including manatees, elephants, and bears. The Big Cat Rescue is a non-profit, educational sanctuary that is situated on 67 acres in northern Tampa.
There are over 80 lions, tigers, bobcats, and cougars, just to name a few of the species that have been rescued by this organization.
There are even more cultural, artistic, and educational opportunities at Tampa’s many museums and theaters. The Henry B. Plant Museum, located inside the University of Tampa, displays artwork that depicts the history and lifestyle of America’s Gilded Age. Learn about local history, shop, and eat at the famous Columbia Café all at one place – Tampa Bay History Center. At the Tampa Theatre you’ll never have to miss the best lineup of live performances and feature films. These are just a few of the fun attractions in the area you can enjoy time and time again.
Living at our apartments in Tampa is more than just a housing decision, it is a lifestyle choice. We are eager to introduce you to our eclectic community and make sure you feel right at home. Schedule a personalized tour today!