Sun shines without a single cloud around it, and your eyes glide away into the infinite ocean. Lounged you with a cocktail in one of the lounge chairs on the deck and wait another challenge.

That sounds wonderful and is very real, if you chose January for vacation in waves, and the place is sunny Florida. Dozens of cruise ships orbiting the state, going to one of the most popular destinations in the US - Tampa, where skyscrapers are just a short distance away from endless beaches.

Winter is a great season for such a walk as naturally you cannot board the ship, and once you land at the airport in Miami, rent a powerful motor and bear one of the most famous highways in the world - A1 Florida. Before long you'll find yourself back in Tampa, close to which is the end of the autobahn.

It's all about vision and attitude of adventure and the prices are not as high as in Miami, because even today you decide to book a hotel in Tampa, you can rent a double room for about 70 euros a day.

Tampa is better to spend a week, because here you can enjoy great beaches, to visit some of the most popular water attractions and make a tour around the city, which is an architectural masterpiece.

Yet the beaches are a priority. They are few - Clear water beach, Saint Pete, Madeira. All are organized as resorts and a good time is guaranteed there. The best known is, however, Clear water beach. Here is

Unique amusement park Adventure Island.

Guests can embark on a number of entertainment - giant slides, waterfalls, pools with artificial waves caused many others. The beach is very wide and flat, and the ocean is calm and clear day you can see Cuba.

Staying at sea wave, you should visit the aquarium. It is one of the biggest and best in the US. Swimming with fish, play with penguins and dolphins are just part of the entertainment offered. Huge gardens showcase an impressive variety of tropical birds are not caged or windows and walk freely. It feels like an expedition in a jungle. There is also a large room with aquariums with amazing crocodiles and alligators that swim or relax on the banks of the pools themselves. You can see ocean fish, even clown fish - the hero of "Finding Nemo." If you go to the aquarium, look for penguins to touch them and take pictures for memory.

Near the popular bay Tampa Bay area is reproducing Africa and its colorful world. It's about

Complex Busch Gardens.

The Nature Park offers great experiences to its visitors. Close access to amazing animals, safari speed train, stage show and many other attractions world-class entertain guests.

Around Tampa is located Hillsborough River State Park, where you have the chance but to relax fully and to embark on a series of adventures such as fishing, canoeing, picnicking or longer camping.

In Tampa exotic animals can meet and outside reserves. Here we can see live manatees or so-called sea cows.

The town itself is full of attractions that should not miss. It founded in the 20s of XIX century. The first settlers were established at the place where today the Tampa Convention Center. The building was erected where it was military fortification Fort Brooke. In modern Tampa's historic center is full of bars and places of entertainment.

One of the architectural symbols of the city building

Tampa Bay hotel

Built back in 1891 in the exotic Moorish Renaissance style. The building is nearly half a kilometer long, it houses more than 500 rooms. Over the years, the eclectic building served as a military fortification, and to base the university "Tampa".

The architecture of the coastal town is a successful blend of many styles. Moorish, art deco and postmodernism successfully combine their details and create interesting cityscape. An example of postmodernism found in one of the landmarks of the city - Museum of Art. It is located on the river bank Hillsborough. The rich collection of the museum consists of Greek and Roman antiquities, over 2,000 original photographs, sculptures and paintings. On the territory of Tampa is the Museum of Salvador Dali, the theater is also an amazing place.

In the central part of the city are concentrated majestic skyscrapers of Tampa. The coastal city is renowned for its high construction. In Florida, only Miami can compete with the skyscrapers of Tampa. At 176 meters stands the tallest building in town - 100 North Tampa.

North of downtown are springs Sulphur Springs and 65 m high water tower Sulphur Springs Water Tower, which is considered one of the landmarks of the city.


Along the popular street you can go shopping, meal or entertainment. Many people are so fascinated from this atmosphere so demand of Orlando Florida homes for sale is huge.