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Ben T. Davis Beach
If you're vacationing in Tampa and are looking for a beach close-by that offers powdery white sand for lounging, calm water for cooling off and shelters for picnics, then Davis Beach is for you. This... Read More
If you're vacationing in Tampa and are looking for a beach close-by that offers powdery white sand for lounging, calm water for cooling off and shelters for picnics, then Davis Beach is for you. This is the closest beach to downtown Tampa and the locals' favorite tailgate spot. Davis offers ideal proximity to the airport for travelers who value efficiency. Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings see the beach populated by local volleyball players. This is one of the best spots in town to watch the sunset and is located adjacent to the new Courtney Campbell Trail, a four-mile biking and pedestrian bridge.
7740 W Courtney Campbell Causeway
Tampa, FL 33607
- Daily Sunrise-Sunset
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Lounge on the luxurious sands of Ben T. Davis Beach beach until sunset, then head next door to Whiskey Joe's expansive waterfront patio for dinner.
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: Tampa's best municipal beach is Ben T. Davis, offering plenty of sun, sand, beach volley-ball and covered picnic areas.
- Best for Beaches Because: Ben T. Davis Beach is Tampa's largest and most popular beach within city limits adjacent to the four-mile Courtney Campbell Trail.