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The Tampa Convention Center is conventiently located in downtown Tampa. It is within walking distance from most hotels and only 9.6 miles (approximately a 20 minute ride) from the Tampa International Airport.

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Tampa Bay embraces diversity through inclusion, and it has a vibrant cultural community to show for it.
Did you know?... Tampa Bay ranks 17th out of the 228 Most Diverse Cities in America (Source: Niche: 2023 Most Diverse Cities in America) and that Tampa has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas (According to U.S. News & World Report).
View the Tampa Bay Inclusion Guide/Toolkit for additional demographics & safety info, Visit Tampa Bay resources, business guidance, and much more valuable information.

Getting Around

Tampa has made it a breeze for visitors to get out and about. Along with rental cars, taxis, and the plentiful Ubers and Lyfts, the trolley and water taxi services allow a unique ride around town! 

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Explore Tampa and enjoy all of the best restaurants and attractions that Downtown Tampa and Ybor City have to offer via the Free TECO Line Streetcar. 

Tampa Water Taxi Service 

Take a scenic ride to restaurants, hotels, attractions, museums, and parks located along their routes or just take a pleasant tour of Tampa. WT Image

  • Pirate Water Taxi - Take the Pirate Water Taxi to any of the 17 stops along the Hillsborough river that runs through Downtown, the Channelside District and Davis Island. Home dock is Stop #7 – Convention Center.

Tampa Riverwalk

Discover the Tampa Riverwalk, linking downtown’s favorite attractions like gems on a string along the stunning Hillsborough River. The 2.6-mile path leaves you at the footsteps of great eateries like Ulele and Heights Public Market or at signature attractions like the Tampa Bay History Center and The Florida Aquarium. At night, witness the colorful lights that bring the Riverwalk to life.RW Image


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