Tampa can be a great travel destination for people who like sports, as the city offers a wide range of sports events all year long. There are sports events for every taste, from football, baseball and roller derby games to dog races, bull riding and kickball for kids and adults. Successful local teams can be watched and cheered on, such as the NHL Lightening Hockey Team, the MLB Devil Ray Baseball Team, and the NFL Buccaneers Football Team.
There are many well-equipped places to offer you great games, such as the St. Pete Times Forum, the USF Sun Dome, the Tampa Bay Times Forum, the Raymond James Stadium, the Tampa Greyhound Track, and the Sun Dome. The latter one is a multi-purpose facility where hundreds of events are organized, making it busy almost every day of the year.
Sporting events such as taekwondo tournaments, wrestling, gymnastics and cheerleading competitions, boxing, rodeos, youth sports camps, home and garden shows, ethnic festivals, concerts, bull riding competitions, trade shows, religious services and conventions, community and university events and commencement ceremonies as well as lectures and political rallies offer entertainment for every taste.
Tampa occasionally hosts professional boxing matches with famous boxers such as Antonio Tarver, Winky Wright, and Jeff Lacy. Ice hockey fans will not be disappointed when watching the Florida Panthers and it is interesting to see how even in a warm state, teams can be successful.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers amaze people with their quality football which brought them a title in 2003. At the University of South Florida Bulls, games take place all year round and with a variety of almost twenty different sports, individuals and families of different sports preferences and ages can find what they are looking for.
Located less than 10 miles from Downtown Tampa, golf lovers can play at high-carat clubs such as Westchase Golf Course, Old Memorial Golf Club, Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club, and Pebble Creek Golf Club. Tennis can also be played not far from downtown, such as at Carrolwood Village Golf & Tennis Club-Meadows/ Pines Course.
Horseback-riding can be enjoyed at The Breeze Horse Ranch which offers pony rides, children’s birthday parties and nature trail rides for beginners and amateur riders. People who like bowling will find great opportunities at places like Pin Chasers and Pinarama. At the bowling center Splitsville, it is possible to play a game for only $2 every Tuesday, which means maximum…