- 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.
74% 176 votes
850 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 MoreLess Info
With a 120,000 gallon tank which houses more than 30 species of fish, live corals and sponges, Konger Tarpon Springs Aquarium offers its visitors the chance of observing marine wildlife in its natural habitat. It also houses alligators.
67% 12 votes
848 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 MoreLess Info
The Tarpon Springs Aquarium has numerous species to see and even some to touch: feed nurse sharks and touch and feed stingrays. Admission includes free access to a kids play area as well as frequent dive shows.
84% 255 votes
15395 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach, FL 33708 MoreLess Info
Combining mini-golf with alligator watching, Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf was voted by Florida Monthly Magazine the best mini-golf course 3 years in a row. The facilities on the site can be rented for special occasions.
100% 1 votes
15100 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708 MoreLess Info
Located behind a sand dune, Archibald Memorial Beach Park offers visitors scenic views of the ocean while providing an area for swimming and lounging. The park is home to a well known, local concession stand, the Snack Shack.
93% 243 votes
10500 Wilderness Park Boulevard, New Port Richey, FL 34655 MoreLess Info
Favorited for its tree lined trails by walkers and cyclists is the Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park. The park also features beautiful camp sites and is a premier spot for bird watching.
Specializing in traditional Belgian-style ales, Saint Somewhere Brewery uses old-fashioned brewing techniques to make distinctive beer. They brew in small batches, and do not filter the beer, which then re-ferments once bottled.