Visitors to the Tampa, Florida area will never be lacking for fun family activities, exciting things to do, and interesting places of interest to explore. Check out all the terrific tourist attractions and fabulous restaurants nearby the Motel 6 Tampa Fairgrounds.
Brandon, Florida Restaurants -
A wide variety of exceptional eateries can be found just a couple of miles from our Tampa hotel in the nearby town of Brandon. We've listed just a few of them to whet your appetite.
Florida State Fairgrounds
The Florida State Fairgrounds is a venue for a wide array of events throughout the year, just a few miles from our hotel. The Florida State Fairgrounds hosts events like the annual Florida State Fair in February, Buckler's craft fair, horse shows, concerts, graduations and so much more. To view all events check out their event calendar at www.floridastatefair.com/home
Good old-fashioned racing action awaits you at East Bay Raceway in Tampa, FL. Cars run the gamut from Limited Late Models, Open Wheel Modifieds, and Street Stocks to Outlaw 4's, 4-Cylinder Bombers, and Dirt Daubers. For more information, visit www.eastbayracewaypark.com
The largest accredited big cat rescue facility in the world, Big Cat Rescue is a sanctuary for tigers, jaguars, leopards, and lions. Walking tours are available, and it's a great opportunity to get an up-close look at some amazing creatures. For more information, visit www.bigcatrescue.org
Alafia River State Park in nearby Lithia, Florida offers two large picnic pavilions amidst dazzling natural beauty. Activities include off-road mountain bicycling, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, and bird-watching. For more information, visit www.floridastateparks.org/alafiariver
Families put Cherry's Bar & Grill on their vacation itineraries because kids eat free every Tuesday night! From half-pound burgers and salads to too-hot-to-handle hot wings, it's a place the whole family can enjoy. For the full menu, visit their website. www.cherrysrestaurants.com
Salivate over hickory smoked pulled pork, baby back ribs, brisket and grilled chicken in a rustic ambience with a large sports bar. This hearty and budget-friendly eatery is a sure fit for your vacation plans. Check out the menu at www.smokeybones.com
A state historic park, the Ybor City Museum State Park is comprised of the Ybor City Museum, the casita, and the garden. Permanent exhibits range from the early history of Ybor City to the cigar industry to the city's social clubs. For more information, visit www.ybormuseum.org