Tampa's beautiful weather, sandy beaches, and warm, fish-filled waters make it the perfect place to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. There is no end to the activities you can do, from fishing to biking to kayaking. That's not to mention world-class golfing and pristine beaches, which this list won't mention as these activities have their own top 10 list! See here for beaches and here for golf courses. To get you started on the abundance of Tampa's other great outdoor adventures, read on for a list of the 10 Best options to consider.
There are several memorable urban trails perfect for walking or biking including the new Tampa Riverwalk that takes you on a waterfront tour of the city's main attractions. The wide, paved pathway is approximately 2.5 miles long and is perfect for all ages and abilities. There are plenty of pit-stops along the way from shady parks with benches to upscale dining options.
Many of Tampa's outdoor activities center around the city's waterways. Whether you want to be in it, on it, or dragging big things out of it, you can easily find what you're looking for. One popular way to get out on the water is paddle-boarding. It's a common sight in Tampa to see people paddle-boarding down the slow moving waters of the Hillsborough River. To set out on your own adventure, visit Urban Kai, a local paddle-board shop that also provides rentals, lessons, and fitness classes.