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Must-See Family Fun Attractions in Tampa

Your recent move to Tampa has so many reasons to get you and the entire family excited. Not only is it the 54th largest city, but its ever-growing downtown area and entertainment district has something for every age in your family. Chances are, after checking out this list of the 3 must-see family fun attractions in Tampa, you will barely be able to wait until your local Tampa movers finish unloading all of your belongings in your new home before you head out to one (or all) of this fun-filled places!

Busch Gardens.

Between the up-close encounters with animals, thrilling rides, live shows, delicious restaurants, endless shops and one-of-a-kind games, who wouldn’t want to visit this sun-soaked Florida theme park? For the animal lovers in your family, they will love spending the day getting lost in the country’s premier zoo that features over 3,000 animals. Moreover, the adrenaline junkies of your house will have trouble deciding between which roller coaster to go on first; whether it is between Falcon’s Fury - the tallest freestanding drop tower in North America (it’s 33 feet tall!), or SheiKra - the ride that climbs 200 feet before going over a 90-degree drop at 70 mph. If you have young kids that you are worried will get bored while the older kids ride rollercoasters, Busch Gardens has plenty of kid-friendly attractions as well. If your kids were not excited about moving to Tampa before, they sure will be now!

Florida Aquarium.

The perfect place to explore with your family after relocating to Tampa, this will quickly become the first place you take guests that come to visit you in Tampa. Your younger children will want to come back again and again, in order to run around at the Florida Aquarium’s 2-acre outdoor water adventure zone. Not only are there water cannons and geysers, there is a climbing pirate ship adventure that awaits children of all ages! Let local Tampa full-service movers take care of your move, allow your kids to cool off, and relax under the shade of the Cantina Bar and Grill at the Florida Aquarium. Once you are done exploring the water zone, your family can move on to the exciting exhibits. The Florida Aquarium has over 20,000 aquatic animals to discover; you can touch a bamboo shark for the first time or hold a starfish for a fantastic Florida photo op!

Straz Center for the Performing Arts.

Home to five halls, three restaurants, a coffee shop, and the Patel Conservatory, the Straz Center for the Performing Arts will, without a doubt, become a frequently visited place by the whole family after moving to Tampa. The musical theater fanatics in your family will be overwhelmed with the upcoming Broadways shows. Some famous shows that have been featured include: ONCE, Newsies, Kinky Boots, The Sound of Music and Disney’s The Lion King. Do you have any members of your family that are looking to delve into the performing arts in more ways than one? Send them over to the Patel Conservatory! Once there, they can take part in one of the 100 performing arts classes in dance, theater or music.