The award-winning Tampa International Airport, located just seven miles from downtown, as well as a first-rate cruise port, makes it easy for you to conquer Tampa Bay with ease. The area boasts a whopping 361 days of sunshine each year, which makes it a coveted destination for those looking for a beach vacation. But it’s not only Floridians who think the beaches here are fantastic. Clearwater Beach, St. Pete Beach, Fort De Soto and Caladesi Island State parks all are listed among the best beaches in the country each year. Beyond the sun and sand, Tampa Bay has a vibrant waterfront district, delicious culinary cuisine, serene river excursions, thrilling attractions and exceptional shopping to discover.