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What is Tampa like?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tampa is the third largest city in Florida, with a population of over 300,000 people. It is also the county seat of Hillsborough County. Located 200 miles northwest of Miami and 180 miles southwest of Jacksonvillle, there are over 124,000 households in this area, and a number of these are rentals. Tampa apartments are easy to find and plentiful. Major roadways and a good public transportation network make getting around easy, and a strong tourism economy means plenty of options in terms of entertainment.

Florida weather is beautiful and there are sunny days year round. The Tampa area boasts 178 parks, 4.6 miles of nature trails and 46 miles of multi-use trails for the enjoyment of residents and visitors alike. Water access is also easy with nearby Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. There are three marinas, six boat ramps and 124 boat slips in the city. There are many different neighborhoods in Tampa, so those looking to rent should have no problem finding a good fit for their tastes.

Category: City Guides, Tampa Bay Metro