TAMPA and ST. PETERSBURG TOURS and CRUISES
Tampa Streetcars and trolley buses interconnect downtown attractions and the cruise channel complex. TECOline features historic streetcars that first began Tampa service in 1892. A $4 day pass for convenience; In-Town Trolley Network consists yellow rubber-wheeled trolleys that interconnect Tampa Convention Center, Harbour Island, Marion Transit Center, hotels and more. Service runs every 15 minutes Mon–Fri 6a–9p; a Day pass also cost $4
WEBSITES: TECOline Streetcars and In Town Trolley Network
St. Petersburg Looper Trolley
Conveniently discover downtown to the Pier on a shuttle that runs every 15 minutes and the fare is only $0.25 each time you board
Major Cruise Lines
The ports of Tampa and St Petersburg serve as a year round pleasure ports. Larger of the two ports, Tampa Port Authority offers 4, 5, 7 and 14-day cruises to the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. This large cruise port handles nearly 1 million passengers a year.
One of the nicer aspects of this cruise port is Channelside entertainment complex, only steps away. Its an excellent place for pre-cruise and post-cruise dining, nightclubs and cinema. Patrons embark and disembark from the Garrison Channel Cruise Terminal for Holland America, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean and Carnival cruise lines.
Cruiseship docked in Tampa
Dolphin Encounter Cruise
DESCRIPTION: Cruise from Clearwater Beach to Caladesi Island State Park on Wednesdays & Fridays are quite popular or just do a Dolphin Encounter; the cruises features several options that include beer, wine, soda included, as well as a cocktail bar on trips into the Gulf of Mexico
ADDRESS: 25 Causeway Blvd, Slip 5, Clearwater, FL
DESCRIPTION: Cruise Tampa Bay on a luxurious cruise leaves from Clearwater and St. Petersburg; this is a quadruple treat - beautiful scenery, a narrated tour of the waterways, a gourmet meal on a beautiful paddle wheel boat; features a variety of dining tours and stops at Tampa
ADDRESS: Clearwater Marina at 25 Causeway Blvd and Corey Causeway at 3400 Pasadena Ave. South in St. Petersburg
PHONE: 727-462-2628 or 800-444-4814