Busch Gardens is just one of the fun things to do near the Tampa airport

Find plenty of things to do just six miles from the TPA airport and minutes from name-brand shopping at International Plaza when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Tampa Airport North, FL. Attend trade shows at the Tampa Convention Center, ride the roller coasters at Busch Gardens, or interact with sea creatures at The Florida Aquarium. If you are a sports fan, book a room or suite with us and stay minutes from Tampa Bay Buccaneers football games and New York Yankees spring training action. Tee off at Rocky Point Golf Course or Westchase Golf Club, or work on your tan at nearby beaches. When your vacation comes to an end, you can catch the complimentary shuttle back to the airport.

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Adventure Island

8.03 mi / 12.92 km from the hotel
Splash your way through Adventure Island, the Busch Gardens water park, where you can plunge down rides like the Caribbean Corkscrew or take a calm tube trip through lush landscapes on the lazy river.

The Florida Aquarium

8.07 mi / 12.99 km from the hotel
This acclaimed aquarium houses 7,000 intriguing sea-dwelling creatures like eels, sharks, and stingrays. You can also buy a backstage pass to see the penguins or sign up for an off-site shipwreck dive adventure.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

7.79 mi / 12.53 km from the hotel
Experience all the thrills of a day at Busch Gardens, the internationally recognized theme park full of exotic animals and stomach-flipping roller coasters like Cobra’s Curse.

Raymond James Stadium

4.07 mi / 6.56 km from the hotel
A two-time Super Bowl venue, Raymond James Stadium is a dream destination for football buffs. Pick up a pirate flag and get ready to cheer on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exciting NFL games throughout the season.

George M. Steinbrenner Field

3.72 mi / 5.99 km from the hotel
If you love baseball, get a sneak peek of the New York Yankees as they conduct spring training at this impressive stadium, built to the exact specifications of Yankee Stadium in the Big Apple.

International Plaza

4.53 mi / 7.29 km from the hotel
Update your wardrobe with a stop at this indoor mall that features more than 200 stores. With 16 on-site restaurants, the mall also provides the perfect place to enjoy a great meal.

Rocky Point Golf Course

3.43 mi / 5.51 km from the hotel
Hit the links with a group of friends and enjoy an afternoon at this beautiful golf course with picturesque water features and tropical landscaping.

Westchase Golf Club

4.84 mi / 7.79 km from the hotel
Test your skills as you wind your way through the scenic greens, natural wetlands, and wooden bridges that make up the Westchase Golf Club.

Port Tampa Bay

7.8 mi / 12.55 km from the hotel
Before you embark on your ocean cruise, browse the shops, sample the eateries, and visit the entertainment venues at the Port Tampa Bay.

Tampa Convention Center

7.7 mi / 12.4 km from the hotel
TCC hosts events and trade shows in 600,000 square feet of space that is divided into four levels and situated along the Tampa Riverwalk.