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Tampa Bay Fun
Major cities in West Central Florida are Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Sarasota. Miles of white sandy shoreline. Home to historic places and events. West Central Florida is full of culture and modern day technology, yet still has old tropical charm. We hope you'll find both & enjoy your vacation in West Central Florida. Plan your entire vacation right here. We'll help you find the local favorites for dining, entertainment and just hanging out!
West Central Florida Attractions
From Lighthouses to a pink castle, so much to see and so  many place to go! This list could grow by leaps & bounds. To find even more attractions visit our Florida Attractions page. The following major West Central Florida city websites offer visitor information .
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St. Petersburg
Clearwater
Sarasota
Adventure Island ~ a great family water park. Lots of cool fun & you can picnic too. Seasonal.

Busch Gardens ~ more than brew, roller coasters, wild animals, new night safari & more.

Florida Orange Grove & Winery ~ premium specialty citrus wines are made 100% from pure Florida Citrus Juice.

Florida Rail Road Museum ~ be the engineer or just ride along in the museum - 1500 HP locomotive. Check the website for special events.

Johns Pass ~ a once sleepy fishing village has become a popular local attraction. Eat, shop & fish!

Lowry Park Zoo ~ voted #1 family friendly zoo in America - Child Magazine. Water play, rides, shows & more.

Mote ~ a marine laboratory, science, education, aquariaum, sharks, dolphin, manatee. Touch, tour & dine.

Ringling Estate ~ more than a history museum, art galleries, spectacular gardens & performances are just a few thing that lands this pick on our list.

St. Pete Pier & Downtown St. Petersburg ~ The Pier's history dates back to the 1800's. A recent revivial downtown has turned the area into a destination! Art, entertainment, parks, open markets, fishing, beach, movie theater, museums... This is a city you will want to visit more than once.

St. Armands Circle ~ a well known destination, upscale shopping circle, merchants include 'wearable art,' handmade goodies, resturants and even a few ice cream shops.

Sarasota Circus ~ world renowned performers, community outreach - Laughter Unlimited. Education, workshops and even tent rentals for special events.


Sarasota Jungle Garden ~ historical and beautiful attraction. this once private property is nowhome to hundredís of abandoned, abused and unwanted animals. Flamingos too!


Sunken Gardens ~ 100 year old, lush tropical garden, weddings, workshops & tours.

Tarpon Springs ~ a Greek town, the Mediterranean in Florida, famous sponge docks, activities, restaurants, festivals, shopping - you could spend an entire day here.

Weeki Wachee Springs Waterparkmermaid shows, natural springs, water slide, picnic area. Water park is seasonal.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium ~ Rescue, Rehab & Release - Dolphins, Sea Turtles, Sharks and more.
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lighthouse on egmont key florida
downtown st pete pier
the ringling estate, mansion in sarasota florida
welcome to tarpon springs sign with a old fashioned diver, foreground flowers
don ce sar hotel called the pink castle on st petersburg beach fl
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