Cruises from Tampa head to both the west and east Caribbean islands as well as taking in Cozumel and Roatan Island with family-friendly cruise lines such as Carnival and Norwegian. In addition to these fantastic cruise destinations, many Tampa cruise packages offer hotel stays either before or after you cruise to explore the city and wider Florida area including the theme parks around Orlando.
Tampa is a great departure port when it comes to the wide variety not only of destinations, but also the fantastic activities you can do in Florida in addition to your voyage. Many packages include a hotel stay either side of your sailing before returning home, while you can choose to see more with an extended cruise and stay option too.
The highlight of many family and couple’s trip to Florida, whether you’re young or old, there’s a theme or water park for everyone. Check out Universal Studios or Disneyland for all your favourite movie-themed attractions such as 4D simulators and white-knuckle roller coaster. Alternatively, head to Sea World or Busch Gardens for a mix of attractions and wildlife, or head to a waterpark to make a splash yourself in the super slides and huge wave pools.
The site where many famous expeditions have begun and ended, top things to experience at this cool family day out are the various simulators to test yourself as a budding astronaut, exploring the rocket garden festooned with various vessels throughout the space age and learning all about the space race. You’ll be able to see, and even touch, real craft that went into the cosmos.