Sprawled in 335 acre, Busch Garden is an African-themed amusement park. It features thrilling rides, live entertainment and shows, a selection of wildlife in their natural habitat settings, and all-day dining options. Animal exhibits in Busch Gardens include a Cheetah Run, Bird Gardens, Edge of Africa, and Jumbo Junction.
Tampa Museum of Art
If you wish to do something new during your vacations in Tampa, check the website of Tampa Museum of Art for their schedules. The art museum presents a multitude of educations events and workshops for kids and adults throughout the year. Besides the permanent collection on visual art are anytime worth a visit.
Lowry Park Zoo
Known for sheltering over 20,000 animals in their natural habitats, Lowry Park is world-known zoo and a premier attraction for families in Tampa. You can experience some close up encounters with a few animals. Kids especially love feeding giraffes. Asian Gardens, Safari Africa Florida Manatee and Aquatic Center, Florida Wildlife Station and Wallaroo Station Children’s Zoo are among the highlights of Lowry Park Zoo.
Big Cat Rescue
A nonprofit organization, Big Cat Rescue is dedicated to rescue and rehabilitate abused and orphaned big cats. Remember to take a tour as it’s no zoo where you can wander around freely. Tours for kids are available on certain days that you can check with the sanctuary. Among the hundreds of big cats, you can spot Snow Leopards, Geoffroy Cats, Jungle Cats, Clouded Leopards, and Tigers.