Tampa is located on the west coast of Florida and is the second largest metropolitan area in the state. Home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa has no shortage of events to attend, and was ranked 5th best outdoor city nationwide. Tampa is home to many performing arts venues and theatres, and just east of the city, the 1-800-ASK-GARY amphitheatre. The city of Tamps operates over 165 parks and beaches cover 2,286 acres within the city limits, and 42 more in surrounding suburbs covering 70,000 acres. Whether you’re visiting for work or play, Tampa has a variety of things to see and do.