Entertaining teenagers anywhere is never easy, but fortunately Tampa provides options that make it much easier. If you want to entertain teenagers in Tampa, consider taking them to Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, a sporting event, the Adventure Island water park, a great museum, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium or the beach.
Each of the above will provide entertainment to keep teens in Tampa happy – at least, as long as any one thing can keep teens happy! If you are entertaining them at home, make sure to check out these teen party ideas.
If you find yourself in a position where you must entertain teenagers in Tampa, you need to keep this list handy. Each is a go-to place that will keep your teens in Tampa occupied for hours on end. Of course, not all teens will like all these choices. Keep their personal tastes in mind.
Tampa Bay is home to some of the best beaches in the world, such as Clearwater Beach or Pass-a-Grille beach. Make sure you go early enough so you get a good parking spot. Bring all the supplies you need. The beach, the water and the activities will take care of the rest.
Tampa Bay is home to four major sports league franchises. Each also has a stadium that provides its own, unique experience. They include:
This place is great for little kids, especially the zoo. But to entertain teenagers in Tampa, it also has a fantastic collection of roller coasters and other thrill rides, like the Falcon’s Fury and Congo River Rapids.
Teens and waterparks go together like peanut butter and jelly. They will enjoy getting lost for a day at a waterpark. And with Adventure Island, you get one of the best waterparks in the country, with many different water slides, pools and lazy rivers to explore. Plus, it’s right across the street from Busch Gardens.
Lowry Park Zoo is consistently rated among the best zoos in the country. If your teens in Tampa are into animals, you must take in this zoo. It’s also a great place to see a show or two and for the kids to learn about environmental sustainability for all species of animal.
The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is cooler than your average aquarium because they specialize in rescuing injured sea animals, rehabilitating them and then returning them to the wild. Winter the dolphin, star of the “Dolphin Tale” movies, calls this aquarium home.
Many teens in Tampa love to see great art. Fortunately, the Tampa Bay area provides many opportunities in this area. There’s the Salvador Dali Museum, Museum of Fine Art, the Chihuly Collection and the Morean Arts Center, all in St. Petersburg. There’s also the Tampa Museum of Art and the Tampa Bay History Center, both in downtown Tampa.
When you’re looking for a way to entertain teenagers in Tampa, keep these in mind. They’ll save you a lot of time trying to come up with something yourself. And you might enjoy yourself at these places, too!