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More About Hillsborough County
Hillsborough County is located at the center of Florida's west coast and is most notably known as the location of the Greater Tampa Bay and Tampa Metro area. This area is full of activity, diverse real estate, great schools, and is within a short distance of the best Gulf coast beaches in the state as well as other large tourist attractions. Hillsborough County is a neighbor to Pinellas County, the home of St. Petersburg and St. Pete Beach as well as Manatee County, the home of Anna Maria Island.
Favorite Activities in Hillsborough County
From enjoying the water of the bay, gulf coast, or rivers to setting sail aboard an international cruise at the largest port in Florida, to great dining, countless parks, and a vibrant arts and history scene, there is something to enjoy for everyone of all ages and interests in Hillsborough County.
Some of the major attractions located in Hillsborough County Include:
-Favorite Local Restaurants Found in Tampa
Tampa has been well known for its amazing restaurant scene that continues to grow. The favorite part about Tampa's restaurants is the many great locally owned restaurants, some by top celebrity chefs. A few of the most popular local restaurants in Tampa include Berns Steakhouse, Datz, and Armature Works. Though each neighborhood in Tampa has its own local restaurant hotspot.
--Watch a Sports Game
Tampa is home to four professional sports teams including the Tampa Bay Lighting hockey team, Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers football team (Superbowl 2021Champions), and the Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer team.
A very popular Florida theme park located in Tampa. It is a place to see animals and hop on a rollercoaster or enjoy a themed celebration. There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy at the famous Busch Gardens theme park.
Rivercrest Park is one of the many great parks along the Hillsborough River in the Seminole Heights area. This park features a pier, playground area, picnic tables, canoe launch, and more. There are many great neighborhood festivals throughout the Seminole Heights area throughout the year. Many of them feature the local arts scene that Seminole Heights has become known for.
The Florida Aquarium is located right on the waterfront on Channelside Dr. just steps from the port. This very large 200,000 square foot aquarium is home to more the 14,000 animals native to Florida and beyond. Get up close to the animals at the touch pools or through the penguin meet and greet, let the littles play in the splash pad, swim with Dolphins, watch 3-D films, and more.
One of the best restaurant scenes in the city of Tampa Florida is the Sparkman Wharf. Whatever you are in the mood for you can find it at Sparkman Wharf on Water Street in the Channel District. Many locals love to leisurely stroll through with their furry friends enjoying the waterfront, live music, amazing food and craft beers/favorite local drinks. It is right next to the giant Port of Tampa launching boat of several cruise ships and home to many boats and luxury yachts.
Is a premier events center located in the Channel District. This is the home of Tampa's NHL ice hockey team, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the temporary home of the Toronto Raptors of the NBA. The Amelia Arena is a host to ice hockey, basketball, arena football, headlining concerts and more.
Parks and Festivals
A large park that takes up five interconnected islands at the south end of Pinellas County and Hillsborough County. The park features a historic fort, white sandy beaches, boat launch, floating docks, camping area, picnic shelters, playgrounds, trails, swim centers, fishing piers, ferry service to Egmont and Shell Key, concession stand with souvenirs, and a dog park.
A very large wilderness conservation area that contains a series of smaller park sites managed by the Hillsborough County Conservation and Environmental Land Management Department. Parks that can be found here include Dead River Park, Flatwoods Park, John B Sergeant Park, Morris Bridge Park, Trout Creek Park, and Wilderness Park off Rode Loop Trail. This is the spot to be if you're an outdoor or wilderness lover in the Tampa area it provides countless outdoor activities that many local people have not yet discovered.
A reclaimed phosphate mine that brings some of the best elevation changes in the state. It is a popular spot for mountain biking, horseback riding, and hiking. There are also a few lakes in the park which are great spots for fishing or just enjoying the scenery as well as the actual Alafia River. The park also features a playground, bike service shop, and campground.
A famous Florida favorite festival since 1930. There is live entertainment including concerts, youth livestock shows, rides, exhibits, amusement rides, local goods for sale, and the best strawberry shortcake you will ever taste. It is Plant City's pride and joy.
Most Popular Neighborhoods and Suburbs of Hillsborough County
Some Beloved Tampa City Neighborhoods
-Ybor City: this is a historic and trendy area of downtown Tampa full of amazing historic homes.
-Channel District: just east of the downtown core this is the place to live, work, and play without ever needing your car. Walk to Sparkman Wharf, the arena, the aquarium, or even the port from your high rise condo.
-Hyde Park: an urban neighborhood that families love, full of history, tree-lined streets, brick sidewalks, and cute bungalow homes.
-Seminole Heights: on the west side of the city known as an art hub and many off-the-beaten- path local restaurants, this is the place to find a charming and unique home in a pocket of Tampa with its own vibe.
Most Sought-Out Suburb Homes
-Carrollwood Village: just 9 miles from downtown, this is one of Tampa's premier neighborhoods, a master planned community of several smaller enclaves and a village center. Residents love the country club, amenities, village atmosphere, and proximity to downtown.
-Westchase: offers a wide range of price points and a close-knit community amongst neighbors.
-Riverview: just outside of Tampa offering a safe and quieter family-friendly atmosphere with plenty of shopping, dining, and recreational activities of its own.
-Seffner: this growing city just south of downtown is about a 15 minute drive from the city's core and offers residents the chance to live in a quiet area with farm land and great outdoor recreation while still being very close to work.
-Plant City: Also just south of downtown, this suburban town offers a slower pace of life, some of the area's most interesting history, and the world famous Florida Strawberry Festival. It is a great place for families with plenty of family friendly-activities such as Dinosaur World.
- Lithia: Is about a half hour from downtown Tampa on the shores of the Alafia River and near the bay. It is a wonderful spot to live away from the hustle of downtown yet still be close enough to commute. It provides a quiet space to retreat to on the water with plenty of parks and outdoor recreation including great golf courses nearby.
Schools of Hillsborough County
Hillsborough County runs the public schools in the county through the Hillsborough County Public School District, it is the 8th largest district in America. This expansive public school system offers a wide range of programs and extra-curricular activities as well as some of the most highly rated schools.
Tampa Prep is one of the most prestigious private schools in the state, and is located in the county. This school is a college prep school giving students in grades 6-12 the best in high-level education and preparation for admittance to some of the nation's best colleges.
College age students benefit from attending a large selection of high quality higher education schools, many of them located in Tampa, including University of South Florida and University of Tampa.
Real Estate in Hillsborough County
There really is a home for everyone within Hillsborough County, from tiny 800 square foot bungalows to condos of all price points including high-end luxury communities on the water in the middle of downtown Tampa, to large sprawling ranch-style estates, and the famous historic bungalows scattered through the county. Prices range from as low as the $100,000s to several million.
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