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The area around Tampa’s Busch Gardens spreads out through much of north Tampa and is filled with lakes and greenery. Multiple highways run close to Busch Gardens and provide easy access to other parts of Tampa, and also means you can get to Busch Gardens amusement park quickly.

Near Busch Gardens, you’ll also find the University of South Florida, one of Florida’s major universities. The university has additional campuses across the Tampa area.

Use Expedia to search for popular hotel chains on almost every street corner near Busch Gardens. Whether you’re after basic budget hotels or luxury resorts with spas, you’ll have no problem finding accommodation to suit your style.

The area around Busch Gardens is, for understandable reasons, popular with families. So if you’re travelling in a large group, maybe book apartment-hotel rooms with multiple bedrooms and kitchens to keep you comfortable throughout your stay.

Discover Tampa’s Busch Gardens

The most popular attraction in the Busch Gardens area is Busch Gardens itself. This amusement park is also a zoo and conservation centre, making it a unique choice for a day out. Throw your arms in the air as you take on daring drops on some of the world’s fastest rollercoasters, and then grab an ice cream and relax next to an exotic animal exhibit.

Children have a dedicated play area at Busch Gardens, with their own miniature versions of rollercoasters and thrill rides, while teenagers will enjoy being let loose in the park’s arcades and food courts. There is also a rotating selection of live shows for the whole family to enjoy together while sitting under the shade.

Spend Time at the University of South Florida

If you’re in the area and have time to spare, it is worth visiting the University of South Florida campus if only to get a sense of what student life is like here in Tampa. Watch a sports game at the USF Sun Dome, or drop by the Marshall Student Center for plenty of takeaway dining options, which can be enjoyed in relaxing outdoor courtyards or back at your hotel near Busch Gardens.