5 Adventurous Day Trips In Tampa Bay
With summer in full swing, the need for adventure can hardly be contained. The sunny weather makes this an ideal time to step outside and have fun. And what better way to do that than to engage in exciting outdoor activities local to the Tampa Bay area. Whether you’re a local to the area living here all your life (you may surprise yourself at the opportunities you never knew were here) or a tourist planning a trip, check out this list of five adventurous and fun things you can do during your visit to the Tampa Bay Area(and while we may be biased, we’re preferential of the dolphin cruise):
Few activities are as exciting as ziplining, and Tampa Bay features the iconic Empower Adventures, an alluring and thrilling zip line course. This course is a 2.5 hour guided zipline experience with over 3000 meters of unique zip lines and other thrilling aerial challenges you can have fun with, all while overlooking the wildlife and waters of Bayou Wilderness and Tampa Bay. You can choose one of the several ziplined experiences designed for solo adventures, family adventures, or romantic adventures with a partner.
Among the many great things about the Tampa Area are it’s perfect weather and the many water access points that can be found across Tampa Bay. The great weather and the numerous water access points make the Tampa Area a perfect spot for kayaking. There are so many great spots to go kayaking. With the Tampa skyline as your backdrop, you’re promised a dreamy experience with many memorable moments. There are many kayak rentals available for very affordable prices. For a small price, you’re in for a pleasant and ethereal experience.
Horseback riding is a great experience pretty much anywhere, but the Tampa Bay horseback riding experience is in a league of its own. There are several horseback riding touring services available in the Tampa area. The best ones, however, are the ones that offer beach horseback riding experience. During this experience, you’ll get to go horseback riding along the beach and then wade through the water, all while on your trusted stead; you’ll even get to visit sand bars. Altogether, it is a great experience and one you won’t regret having.
Drive-In Movie Experience
By now, you must be tired of hearing us talk about the perfect weather in the Tampa Bay Area, but it’s one of the area’s finest features. Such ideal weather allows wonderful experiences both during the day and at night. This creates a perfect setting for drive-in movies. Tampa Bay residents have caught up on this and regularly visit drive-in movie theatres. So if you’re visiting, don’t pass up on the opportunity to have this experience.
Dolphin Cruise Out Of Tarpon Springs With Odyssey Cruises
Last but not least, among the experiences Tampa Bay is most famous for, Odyssey Cruise’s Tarpon Springs Dolphin Cruise stands out. The unique experience Odyssey Cruises can provide will be teeming with fun-filled adventure that brings you close to nature — letting you encounter dolphins, sea turtles, manatee, fish, tropical foliage, and other local wildlife. You also get to learn about the history of Tarpon Springs and the famous Sponge Docks. From your cruise, you’ll observe the restored and functional Historic Anclote Lighthouse located on Anclote Island.
The dolphin cruise isn’t just educational, though; it’s also quite luxurious. They offer cold beverages, margaritas, beer, wine, and other tropical drinks. You even have the option of bringing your own food. Overall, you are guaranteed a fantastic experience you will carry with you for a long time.
Final Thoughts – Can’t Go Wrong with a Dolphin Cruise
There are lots of other great adventurous experiences in the Tampa Bay area. If you don’t try anything else when you visit Tampa Bay, the activities mentioned in this article are sure to provide you with a substantial experience that makes your visit wholesome and satisfying. And if you feel that even a shortlist of adventures like this may not fit entirely into your planned trip, you’d be remiss not to go back home with at least memories of a fantastic time spent with Odyssey Cruises. We hope to welcome you to our city so you can experience all that Tampa Bay has to offer.