Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa (must see)
The Riverwalk is an attraction in and of itself, with stunning views of Tampa Bay and downtown. But along the path, you will also find many of Tampa's other top attractions, including the Florida Aquarium, the Tampa History Center, the Glazer Children's Museum, and the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.
You will find the bronze and marble busts of Tampa's most influential and noteworthy people along the Riverwalk. Through these busts, the Historical Monument Trail tells the story of the history of Hillsboro County and the City of Tampa. There are currently 30 honorees along the Trail, with each character representing a unique and vital part of the region's history.
Why You Should Visit
Tampa's Riverwalk connects parts of the city in ways that other metropolitan areas can only dream of. The green space provides a break from the hustle and bustle of town, and it transitions the city to the peaceful surroundings of Tampa Bay. The trail is walkable, bike-able, and Segway-able, allowing you to move between visitor hot spots without getting in your car.
- Grab a refreshing drink at the Sail Pavilion, Tampa's only 360-degree open-air waterfront bar.
- Rent a water bike from the Tampa Bay Water Bike Company to view the beautiful Tampa skyline from the water.
- Want to branch out and visit some other areas of Tampa? Hop a ride on the Pirate Water Taxi, which has 15 stops along the Riverwalk, Channel District, downtown, and Davis Island.
Want to visit this sight? Check out these Self-Guided Walking Tours in Tampa. Alternatively, you can download the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.
Tampa Riverwalk on Map
Walking Tours in Tampa, Florida
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles