As a single parent, it can be easy to get stuck in the routine of your new norm. After a divorce, you may not have the brain energy to think of things to do with your kids in Tampa. After the grind of your daily activities, soccer practices, laundry, and practically saving the world you and your kids can try these activities and kid-friendly attractions for a little excitement. See Anton Garcia Law’s list of 9 things to do with kids in Tampa Bay that are perfect for your family!
1) Top Golf
This entertainment complex offers a 3-level golf range for players of all ages and abilities to hone their skills playing target-oriented games. A state-of-the-art gaming system logs player in and keeps track of both the game and the score using microchipped golf balls.
iFLY is where the dream of flight becomes a reality. Become a part of something bigger than yourself. You’ll fall in love with the sensation & the freedom that comes with floating on air and when you do, there’s a new & exciting sport of indoor body flight to become involved in.
3) Dinosaur World
This park will take you and your kids back in time! Take a car ride over to Plant City for this unique theme park experience. Dinosaur World Florida is Central Florida’s only attraction dedicated to the giants of years past. See over 200 life size dinosaurs, dig for fossils, and pan minerals and gems. A trip to Dinosaur world isn’t a trip your family will soon forget.
4) Water Works Park
The park’s splash pad, with its massive bucket that dumps water on giddy kids waiting below, is a huge draw. There are other water features that create an awesome experience for the children. It’s the perfect place for the little ones to cool off!
5) Old McMicky’s Farm
Encounter a Day on the Farm and Make Lasting Memories! Relax, breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the great outdoors at Old McMicky’s Farm. Enjoy a fun-filled day with up-close hands-on experiences – milking a cow, catching chickens, pony rides, barn maze hayrides, baby pigs, goats and more!
6) Big Cat Rescue
Big Cat Rescue is an animal sanctuary near Tampa, Florida, United States, devoted to rescuing and housing exotic cats, rehabilitating injured or orphaned native wild cats, and ending the private trade and ownership of exotic cats via educational outreach and legislation
7) The Glazer Children’s Museum
On the first Tuesday of each month, the museum offers free admission in the afternoons and evenings. Little ones can explore the marine-themed Tugboat Tots area; big kids can learn through art, dress-up and water play; and adults and children alike can enjoy a photo op with PBS characters like Elmo and the Cat in the Hat, who appear at the event every other month.
8) The Tampa Firefighters Museum
Located in downtown where kids can learn about real-life heroes. Admission is always free to this building, which served as the Tampa Fire Department’s headquarters from 1911 to 1974. Kids can see how fire trucks have changed over the years, interact with hands-on exhibits and even slide down the pole.
9) Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park
It’s a stunning 25-acre park located near the University of Tampa and the Hillsborough River. At this new park, you can play on the jungle gym, run on the lawn area, play in the splash pad, or teach your child how to play tennis. There’s even a light up virtual game where you challenge your kids in a variety of fun activities. There’s something for everyone at this park!
Spending time with your children is one thing you will never regret. Embrace the tiny moments and treasure the sound of their laughter, they grow up so fast!
*Note: Anton Garcia Law is not affiliated with & do not endorse any of the above.