Stay Close to the TPA Airport and Busch Gardens
You can find plenty of things to do in Tampa when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites near Tampa International Airport. Attend trade shows at the Tampa Convention Center, ride the roller coasters at Busch Gardens, or interact with sea creatures at The Florida Aquarium. Sports fans appreciate being minutes from Tampa Bay Buccaneers football games and New York Yankees spring training action. Tee off at Rocky Point Golf Course or Westchase Golf Club, or work on your tan at nearby beaches. When your vacation comes to an end, you can catch the complimentary airport shuttle
back to the airport.
- Big Cat Rescue (1 mile)
If you’re a cat lover, you’ll appreciate this local organization dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of lions, tigers, panthers and cougars. Take a guided tour for an up-close look at these incredible animals.
Phone: +1 (813) 920-4130
- Busch Gardens (5.2 miles)
From African safaris and live shows to roller coasters and water rides, this world-famous amusement park offers fun for every member of the family.
Phone: +1 (888) 800-5447
- The Florida Aquarium (8.2 miles)
Relax in the shade of the Cantina bar while the kids explore the outdoor water area. You can also touch a bamboo shark or get up close to aquatic animals on the Wetlands Trail at this interactive aquarium.
Phone: +1 (813) 273-4000
- Tampa Beaches (5 miles)
Don’t miss your chance to visit one of Tampa's remarkable beaches. Catch some rays, comb the beach or hit the surf for an exciting afternoon.
Phone: +1 (877) 230-0078
- George M. Steinbrenner Field (4 miles)
If you love baseball, get a sneak peek of the New York Yankees as they conduct spring training at this impressive stadium, built to the exact specifications of Yankee Stadium in the Big Apple.
Phone: +1 (813) 875-7753
- Raymond James Stadium (4.3 miles)
Cheer on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium as they tackle the competition on their home field.
Phone: +1 (813) 350-6500
- Tampa Convention Center (7.8 miles)
This waterfront event center hosts an impressive variety of expos and conventions in its modern, 60,000-square-foot facility.
Phone: +1 (813) 274-8511
Local Golf Courses
- Rocky Point Golf Course (3.6 miles)
Hit the links with a group of friends and enjoy an afternoon at this beautiful golf course with picturesque water features and tropical landscaping.
Phone: +1 (813) 673-4316
- Westchase Golf Club (6 miles)
Test your skills as your wind your way through the scenic greens, natural wetlands and wooden bridges that make up the Westchase Golf Club.
Phone: +1 (813) 854-2331
Shopping and Dining
- International Plaza (5 miles)
Update your wardrobe with a stop at this indoor mall that features more than 200 stores. With 16 on-site restaurants, the mall also provides the perfect place to enjoy a great meal.
Phone: +1 (813) 342-3790
- Port Tampa Bay (8.5 miles)
Before you embark on your ocean cruise, browse the shops, sample the eateries and visit the entertainment venues at the Port Tampa Bay.
Phone: +1 (813) 905-7678
- SoHo (10 miles)
Perfect for a date night, this walkable village in the Hyde Park neighborhood is home to a plethora of shops, unique restaurants and a vibrant nightlife.