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Busch Gardens hits the road for wild adventures.
Florida Gulf base is ideal for those looking to combine a sailing vacation or visiting the famous theme parks.

Tampa is a wonderful place to charter for sailors of all levels.

Tampa is home of the Florida Symphony Orchestra and the Tampa Ballet.
Nearby is Busch Gardens, a theme park famous for its large African zoo and tropical garden. Several major baseball teams have their spring training camps in the area,and Tampa is home to the Buccaneers of the National Football League, the Devil Rays of baseball's
American League,and the Lightning of the National Hockey League.
A state fair is held there, and the legend of Jose' Gasparilla, an alleged pirate, is celebrated annually by a mock invasion of the city.

Ybor City, Tampa's historic Latin district, thirty thousand Spanish and Cuban-American handrollaed cigars in more than 200 factories.The quarter is now a restored entertainmet and shopping district.Separated by
three long, separate bridges, Pinellas County lies to the west and is much more laid-back.This county includes Clearwater, St.Petersburg, Dunedin and Palm Harbor also Safety Harbor to their worth.

Update 08-31-02:Busch Gardens in Tampa is closing its dolphins show this month, moving 3 dolphins, 2 sea lions and 2 otters to SeaWorld Orlando,
The Gardens is putting together a major facelift for the 43-year-old in Tampa.

  • Last visit to Tampa: Jun 2002
  • Intro Written Sep 17, 2002
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