Tampa Riverwalk Along the Hillsborough River

Posted by Mike & Michelle Grizzell on Saturday, January 7th, 2017 at 6:33pm.

Tampa-RiverwalkThe Tampa Riverwalk is an open space and pedestrian trail development, located along the Hillsborough River in Tampa, Florida. The portion on downtown Tampa travels along the Tampa Arts District, which include the Curtis Hixon Park, Tampa Museum of Art, Glazer Children’s Museum, Rivergate Tower, and the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. The Riverwalk extends to the Channelside District and connects up at Tampa Heights.

What to Expect at Riverwalk

The Riverwalk with 1.6 miles is now completed. It connects the downtown’s noted cultural venues, live business areas, as well as the beautiful parks. The Walk indeed offers diverse scenery, and it is a bit educational too with the interpretative signs and public art along found in the area. The Riverwalk attracts a great number of walkers, joggers, and bikers too. It is considered as a catalyst in rejuvenating the district.

Family Fun at Riverwalk

  • Tour of the American Victory Ship:  The American Victory Ship is one of the 4 fully-operational WWII ships in the country. It is a national treasure and indeed a true American icon. It is anchored in place in the American maritime history by experiencing a memorable voyage of discovery. Everyone is encouraged to come aboard and witness virtually the whole ship. These include the three-level cargo holds, radio and gyro rooms, hospital, galley, weaponry, steering stations, flying bridge, and a whole lot more. All of these can be found all throughout the 9 decks of the said ship.
  • Bike the Riverwalk: City Bike Tampa offers full service specialty bike shop with two locations in Downtown Tampa. It is focused on rentals, tours, sales, service, repairs, parts, as well as accessories. It is an authorized dealer of Bianchi, Orbea, Pedego, Jamis, Eastern, Sun Cruiser, and the KHS Bicycles. It offers a wide range of products and services.
  • Take a Ride on the River: Whoever said a taxi cannot roll on the river? The Tampa River Taxi is a unique experience for the people visiting Riverwalk. So, when you’re at the area, don’t forget to check this out.
  • Dinner at a Cruise: The Yacht StarShip is America’s First 3-Diamond rated Dining Yacht by AAA. It ranks in the top 28% of all the restaurants. It offers the best dining experience at a cruise, with private seating, tableside service, great views, and dancing under the blanket of stars. Aside from that, it carters to different events such as weddings, receptions, corporate outings, holiday parties, conventions, galas, birthdays, and other events. It is conveniently docked on the Channelside in Downtown Tampa, minutes away from the Riverwalk.
  • Splitsville Bowling: Bowl a few sets at the best bowling alley near the Riverwalk. And you can play such game at Splitsville Lanes. Their official website is indeed

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