Family Attractions in Tampa

Family Attractions in TampaTampa sunshine is for family fun time! Our list helps you discover the best the city has to offer in family friendly attractions with fun kid's activities. We've made sure your family gets to spend time inside, outside, in the water and on the water too.

Bits 'N Pieces Puppet Theatre
Marionettes and puppets are the ticket for children at Bits 'N Pieces Puppet World. Children delight in seeing the famous nine-foot-tall, larger- than-life puppets perform classic tales like Peter the Rabbit and singing along to the lively musical action. Reserve your tickets to see this internationally acclaimed company.

Address: 12904 Tom Gallagher Road, Dover, FL 33527 - Map
Phone: (813) 659-0659
Web: www.puppetworld.com

Glazer Children's Museum of Tampa
There is a lot of kidding around going on at the Glazer Children's Museum of Tampa. Kids can pilot a cruise ship, paint with light, and build a city at over 170 fun and challenging "interactive" themed attractions. There is a world of fun waiting for kids to explore, discover and do!

Address: 110 West Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602 - Map
Phone: (813) 935-8441
Web: www.glazermuseum.org

Adventure Island
Jump into gallons of fun and attractions at Adventure Island in Tampa. Twist and turn on the Riptide slide before plunging 50 feet below and dodge crashing waterfalls while floating down the Rambling Bayou. Stay cool when you rent your private Chickee Hut. Fuel up at Surfside Café or Mango Joe's. Go ahead get your weekend pass!

Address: 4500 Bougainvillea Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612 - Map
Phone: (813) 987-5600
Web: www.adventureisland.com

The Florida Aquarium
Listen to penguins on your cell phone at The Florida Aquarium in Tampa. The family fun destination is recognized as one of the best aquariums in the nation. Discover 250,000 square feet of underwater galleries, exhibits and attractions filled with fish, sharks, sting rays and more. You can even purchase farm-raised fish for your tank at home!

Address: 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602 - Map
Phone: (813) 273-4000
Web: www.flaquarium.org

Grand Prix Tampa
Make a pit stop at the Grand Prix Tampa, the place to have fun playing indoor and outdoor games with the kids. Check out attractions like the Indy-style Formula race car track, play a round of miniature golf, spend time at the batting cages, go bungee jumping and so much more!

Address: 14320 North Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33613 - Map
Phone: (813) 977-6272
Web: www.grandprixtampa.com

Canoe Escape
Rent a canoe from Canoe Escape, located minutes from downtown Tampa. Take the whole family on a paddling adventure on the Hillsborough River that surrounds a 16,000 acre wildlife preserve. Pack a lunch and bring your camera to capture pictures of the alligators, snakes, turtles and birds you'll see on your adventure.

Address: 9335 E. Fowler Avenue, Thonotosassa, FL 33592 - Map
Phone: (813) 986-2067
Web: www.canoeescape.com