- The list below includes 233 free or cheap things to do in or near Tampa, Florida, including 82 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.
60% 5 votes
25 Causeway Blvd, Slip 28, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767 MoreLess Info
Located on Clearwater Beach, Above Average Charters offers Gulf fishing charters on board one of two charter boats. Guests can fish for grouper, mackerel, snapper, or even shark in the Gulf of Mexico.
One of the largest beaches in St. Pete, Treasure Island Beach is over three miles long, and features soft, white sands. The beach is adjacent to a number of restaurants and shops and hosts an annual sand sculpture contest.
Jutting out into the crystal waters of Clearwater, Florida, Pier 60 is a major attraction for anglers, kayakers and swimmers. There is a $1 daily walk-on use fee. Visitors may rent fishing rods for a small daily fee, or may bring their own equipment.
92% 37 votes
9540 Blind Pass Rd., St. Pete Beach, FL MoreLess Info
The original stand up paddle board lesson and rental company in the St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay area is Water Monkey Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Since 2009, they have helped people enjoy the sport of paddle boarding in local waterways.
81% 667 votes
John's Pass Treasure Island Florida, Treasure Island, FL MoreLess Info
Arrange a special charter or overnight fishing trip with Hubbard's Deep Sea Fishing. Special events and activities are further provided at the marina including a summer camp for kids, and both kayaking and paddle boarding tours.
100% 14 votes
215 Driftwood Drive North, Pinellas Park, FL MoreLess Info
Specializing in both inshore and offshore fishing, Captain John O'Hanlon Fishing Expeditions takes visitors through the major waterways in the region for a full day fishing adventure. On these trips, visitors can catch redfish, sea trout, mackerel, and more.
Nestled along the shoreline of Madeira Beach, Florida, Hubbard's Marina is a popular place to launch small craft and fish from the shore. The marina also has a large complement of docking slips for larger craft. They may be rented on an annual or nightly basis.
78% 247 votes
12973 Village Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708 MoreLess Info
The Alligator Attraction gives patrons the truly rare opportunity to hold and pet live alligators. The reptiles' mouths are secured with strong elastic bands while they are interacting with visitors. There is also a gift shop on the premesis.
Spanning 1,136 acres across 5 interconnecting islands, Fort De Soto Park houses many different plants and wildlife in various biomes, along with playgrounds, a dog park, and nature trails. Campsites and picnic shelters are available for rent.