Free & Cheap Things to Do in Tampa, FL

  • The list below includes 235 free or cheap things to do in or near Tampa, Florida, including 83 different types of inexpensive activities like Neighborhoods, Breweries, History Museums and Parks.
  • From Lettuce Lake Park to Bayshore Boulevard, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Tampa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tarpon Springs, Largo, St. Petersburg and Clearwater.
  • The list below includes 235 free or cheap things to do in or near Tampa, Florida, including 83 different types of inexpensive activities like Neighborhoods, Breweries, History Museums and Parks.
  • From Lettuce Lake Park to Bayshore Boulevard, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Tampa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Tarpon Springs, Largo, St. Petersburg and Clearwater.
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0.0 Miles
Rock Brothers organizes a series of events and meetings which are themed with craft beer and music
9.2 Miles
94% 728 votes
Parks 6920 East Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33637 MoreLess Info
Covering 240 acres and opened since 1982, the Lettuce Lake Park stretches through several ecosystems – such as wetland, forests, and plains – and has a visitor's center, camping sites, picnic areas, trails, and playgrounds.
0.8 Miles
93% 657 votes
Walking Trails Tampa, FL MoreLess Info
Bayshore Boulevard is a 4.5-mile sidewalk trail that follows the shore of the water, with great opportunities for walking, rollerblading, biking and jogging. It claims to be the longest continuous sidewalk in the world.
26.5 Miles
92% 2096 votes
Bridges Tampa, FL MoreLess Info
Being 29,040 feet long, the Sunshine Skyway Bridge is the longest cable-stayed concrete bridge in the world. It stands 190 feet above the water.
0.3 Miles
93% 224 votes
Parks 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602 MoreLess Info
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is an eight acre park with an urban design. The park features two interactive fountains as well as a playground, dog run, picnic areas, and walking trails.
4.8 Miles
88% 178 votes
River 1101 East River Cove, Tampa, FL 33612 MoreLess Info
Known as one of Florida's first state parks, Hillsborough River, opened in 1938 and features swift flowing waters with Class II rapids. Visitors can enjoy kayaking, fishing, and hiking on the 7-miles of trails around the wetlands.
0.9 Miles
88% 89 votes
Neighborhoods Tampa, FL MoreLess Info
South Tampa is a city region that encompasses various neighborhoods, including Bayside West, Hyde Park, Palma Ceia, and parts of Sunset Park, amongst others. It is bordered on two sides by Tampa Bay and Hillsborough Bay. The area is characterized by residential buildings along with various shops and restaurants…
1.1 Miles
86% 99 votes
Neighborhoods 705 Swann Ave., Tampa, FL 33606 MoreLess Info
Established in 1905, Hyde Park is a community styled shopping area with several boutique shops and restaurants. Parking options include two parking lots and three parking garages, several of the stores allow pets, and the establishment hosts events such as the Tampa Kids Market.
1.2 Miles
71% 1419 votes
Neighborhoods Northeast of the Downtown Tampa on I-4 at Exit 1, Tampa, FL 33618 MoreLess Info
Ybor City is the historic side of this area. As with other areas of this kind, Ybor is perfectly suited for shopping, dining, clubbing, and others. More information can be obtained at the visitor's center.
10.3 Miles
90% 1320 votes
Nature & Wildlife Areas 12802 Easy Street, Tampa, FL 33625 MoreLess Info
15 big-cat species have found their permanent home at the Big Cat Rescue, among which there are ocelots, lions, servals, and tigers.
12.7 Miles
90% 1513 votes
Observation Decks 6990 Dickman Rd, Tampa, FL 33572 MoreLess Info
A part of the Tampa Electric Company, the Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center is an observation point from which the visitors can observe the manatees. There is also a hurricane simulator, and butterfly gardens also.
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