Points of Interest Near Visual Edge IT Tampa

Busch Gardens Theme Park

Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is a 335-acre African-themed animal theme park. The park has been home to many notable roller coasters and thrill rides, including SheiKra, the first Dive Coaster in North America and at the time of opening, was the longest, tallest and fastest in the world; Tigris, the tallest launch coaster in Florida; Montu, which was the tallest and fastest inverted roller coaster in the world at the time of opening.

The Florida Aquarium

Opened in March 1995, this 250,000-square-foot aquarium is home to more than 7,000 aquatic plants and animals from Florida and all over the world. The facility is located in the Channel District of Downtown Tampa.

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Weedon Island Preserve

The Weedon Island Preserve is a 3,190 acre natural area situated along the western shore of Tampa Bay. It is predominately an estuarine preserve composed of upland and aquatic ecosystems such as mangrove forests, pine/scrubby flatwoods, and maritime hammock, and is home to a variety of native wildlife. The preserve is also a designated archaeological area with several shell mounds identified on the property that provide evidence of early peoples who inhabited the land for thousands of years.