Explore Our Home, Tampa Bay
The Tampa Bay region is not only a fantastic vacation destination but is also a thriving metropolis that includes world-class entertainment, dining and recreational experiences for residents of the area. Recently, St. Petersburg was noted to be the best city in Florida for drawing millennials. Like most large cities, Tampa Bay is a multi-cultural city that caters to all lifestyles whether you’re single or have a growing family. The following links can be used to guide your exploration of the area
Explore our Beautiful Beaches
St. Pete Beach, Fort De Soto and Anna Maria Island are only a few of the area’s favorite beaches all located within a short drive of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. The area is home to 3 of the top 10 beaches in the country per Trip Advisor.
If you’re interested in other water-bound adventures, it’s just as easy to boat, kayak, fish, or snorkel in any of these locations and more. The possibilities are limitless!
Experience World Class Arts, Culture and Music
The Mahaffey Theater, the Salvador Dali Museum as well as the Straz Center and the Amalie Arena host weekly events that will appeal to any and all arts, cultural and music enthusiasts. The area is fortunate to have these wonderful venues within a 20 mile radius of the hospital where one can experience world-class concerts, comedy shows and art exhibits. There is never a shortage of things to do…deciding what to do is perhaps the most difficult part!
The Best in Casual and Fine Dining
The diversity of cuisine available in the area parallels that of any large city including Miami, New York and other “foodie” hot spots. Beach Drive, a favorite street to stroll down and enjoy fantastic outdoor seating is located 1 mile from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and hosts a number of the areas most renowned restaurants including Parkshore Grille, 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House, Cassis and Bella Brava. An even greater selection is available in nearby South Tampa which includes a host of five star restaurants as well. Whether you’re looking for authentic Cuban food to the best Thai cuisine to the best seafood, you’ll find it and more in Tampa Bay.
Sports and Entertainment for All
If you’re a sports fan, you’ll have plenty of options as to what team to cheer for in Tampa Bay. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Rays, and Lightning are the home teams that keep the sports action going all year round. Each of these teams are huge supporters of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and its mission to improve the health of all children in the area. Getting to the games and feeling the Tampa Bay sports pride is a huge part of the Tampa Bay experience.
Having fun outside of the sports arena is easy too. Between world-famous Busch Gardens, Adventure Island and the Florida Aquarium, fun for all ages is easy to come by in our area. Many of these locations offer residential annual passes that make it not only economical but easy to take advantage of these fantastic venues right in your backyard.
For more information on the area, visit http://www.visittampabay.com/