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Bayshore Boulevard: Longest Continous Sidewalk in AmericaA walk down a waterfront road can surely be nice, especially when it is on Bayshore Boulevard. This is located in Hillsborough Bay, in South Tampa, Florida. South of downtown Tampa, people will find the sidewalk, considered to be the longest continuous sidewalk in the world. It reaches a length of 4.5 miles, or 7.2 km. It is 10 feet wide, best for recreational activities, walking and other forms of exercise. Along the boulevard, there is a beautiful view of urban Tampa and of the waters.

Bayshore Boulevard Greenway Trail

The 10-ft wide sidewalk starts off at the north of Columbus Statue Park located in Platt Street. It ends at Gandy Boulevard. There is also a 3-mile bike lane along the northern part of the Bayshore Boulevard, in between the Rome

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Al-Lopez-Park-–-Cordelia-Hunt-Community-Center-in-TampaThe Al Lopez Park is comprised of about 132 acres of Florida wildlife. If it is not the land that may interest you, maybe the ponds will. There are actually two ponds that fall within the boundaries of the park. The pond located north offers fishing, and most people believe that fishing is what makes Al Lopez Park better and unique compared to other parks in the area.

Park History

Back then, the Al Lopez Field was a spring training and Minor League baseball park. It was name for the Tampa native and Baseball Hall of Famer, Al Lopez. The park is located east of Dale Mabry Highway (now known as the Highway US-92) and north of Tampa Bay Boulevard. It was dedicated to Lopez in the year 1954 and opened for spring training by March of 1955. One of the

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