Visit the beach, shop, and explore other things to do in Tampa

Whether you’re in the area to visit Clearwater Beach or to attend meetings in downtown Tampa, take time to explore the variety of things to do near the Country Inn & Suites. Corporate travelers appreciate proximity to the Westshore business district, home to well-known corporate offices as well as dozens of restaurants, bars, and shops. Ybor City is also close by, boasting an array of trendy boutiques, art galleries, and an eclectic nightlife scene. If you’re a sports aficionado, our accommodations place you within minutes of George M. Steinbrenner Field, where you can sit front row at New York Yankees spring training sessions, and Raymond James Stadium, where you can watch the Tampa Bay Buccaneers score touchdowns.

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The Florida Aquarium

4.82 mi / 7.75 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.

Tampa Museum of Art

3.8 mi / 6.12 km from the hotel
Housing one of the largest Greek and Roman antiquities collections in the Southeast, this museum is also known for the wide range of art it features. Leo Villareal’s Sky, a 14,000-square-foot LED installation, has become an iconic piece.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

6.73 mi / 10.83 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.

Clearwater Beach

19.66 mi / 31.63 km from the hotel
Named for the crystalline Gulf waters that lap at its shore, Clearwater Beach welcomes families with sugar-white sand and towering palm trees. Play volleyball, build sandcastles, or meet Winter the Dolphin at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

Raymond James Stadium

0.83 mi / 1.34 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

0.54 mi / 0.87 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.