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The Tampa Bay Area Offers Numerous Attractions for New Home Shoppers

Tampa was named one of the hottest 20 markets in the US by Realtor.com in January and there is a good reason why.  Looking for entertainment and attractions in the area?  The Tampa Bay area offers many attractions and amenities for all ages.



Ybor City, which is one of only two National Historic Landmark Districts in Florida and has transformed into a regional entertainment center during the past decade.  Ybor City is known as the ‘Greenwich Village’ of Tampa.  Historic red brick buildings, wrought iron balconies and narrow brick paver streets lead to offices, restaurants, shops, boutique hotels and nightlife.  It’s a refreshing change of pace from the beach and the mall with the scent of roasting Cuban coffee early in the morning.  After dusk the rhythms of Latin music late into the night.


15448672870_f24687bfd0_bYour family can experience the thrills of Busch Gardens Tampa.  Experience the thrilling 8 world class roller coasters.  Looking for animal attractions?  Take some time to stroll through the bird gardens or ride through the Serengeti animal habitat with cheetahs, lions, giraffes and orangutans.  The littlest tykes will enjoy the Sesame Street Safari of Fun featuring all their favorite characters.  Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity with its prime location just outside of Tampa!


family-901011_960_720The Tampa Bay region offers some beautiful gulf beaches.  Some of these include Clearwater, St. Petes and Treasure Island.  St. Petes Beach is voted TripAdvisor’s No. 4 Beach in the U.S. in 2016.  This long, undeveloped, stretch of beach will sure to please the entire family. Off of the beach, the Corey Avenue district offers a variety of funky specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and more to keep you busy for the afternoon or well into the late night hours.  For many Florida mainlanders, Treasure Island is the “let’s go to the beach” destination. Known as the “Sand Sculture Capital of Florida,” Treasure Island is located on a barrier island with nearly four miles of gulf beachfront.


DaliMuseumBayWhile you are in nearby St. Petersburg, don’t forget to take in the Dali Museum. The Dali Museum celebrates the life and work of Salvador Dali and features works from the artist’s entire career.  The collection includes over 2,000 works from every moment and in every medium of his artistic activity and also features rotating exhibits from many local and globally know artists.


EP-151039957Is shopping your thing?  Tampa offers two fantastic outlet malls.  The Ellenton Premium Outlet Mall near Palmetto features such designer brands as Nike, Kate Spade, Brooks Brother, Michael Kors, LaCoste and more.  The Tampa Premium Outlets near Wesley Chapel features upscale shopping like Saks Off 5th, Cole Haan, Coach, Armani and Tumi. Both are a short drive away from downtown Tampa.


Come find your new home with Maronda Homes in the Tampa Bay area near all these attractions!  Find out more at https://www.marondahomes.com/fl/tampa/new-homes-for-sale.html