Tampa Gasparilla

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Pirate Boat Festival


Tampa FL Vacation Info and Gasparilla Pirate Festival


Tampa Bay’s Gulf Beaches are among Florida’s finest, and ranked consistently in the Top Ten in the world. The beach at Fort Desoto Park was recently rated as the #1 beach in the U.S.  by Dr. Beach.

Tampa is a United States city in Hillsborough County, on the west coast of Florida. It serves as the county seat for Hillsborough County. The population of Tampa in 2000 was 303,447. According to the 2006 Census estimate, the city has a population of 332,888.



 Tampa's Channelside: Upscale outing or a down home good time, there’s a little something for anyone interested in a great entertainment destination.  From the common to quaint, unique boutiques and shopping options await.  Fine Dining and Casual Eateries pair up to offer an unprecedented selection of dining options.

 Tampa's Busch Gardens is the ultimate family adventure park offering an array of fascinating attractions based on exotic encounters with the African continent. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos featuring more than 2,700 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens provides unrivaled "real" excitement for guests of every age.

 Tropical Island Getaway Boat Tours is the best choice for seeing the Gasparilla Boat Parade.  Tropical Island Getaway also offers snorkeling, Egmont Key Island Adventures, shelling, water sports, beach adventures, dolphin watching, private boat charters, ash scattering, private parties, and boasting the best dolphin show near Clearwater Beach.  We have been serving guests to Tampa Bay  FL for over 20 years and are here to welcome you and your family.  We have a great West Central Florida location. Call today for your boating plans and be a Pirate for a day!  

 Call us at 727-345-4500 or 941-592-4474 or toll free 1-866-624-4500 to book your tropical-island-getaway boat tour or email us at info@tropical-island-getaway.com  

Some interesting links:

Tampa's Busch Gardens

Gasparilla Pirate Festival and Boat Parade  &   Gasparilla Official website

Tampa's Channelside - dining, shopping etc.

St Pete Beach FL vacation official website

Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce

Clearwater Beach.com


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