Family Friendly Activities in Tampa

Do These Things with Your Family When Visiting Tampa

If you have combatted any type of addiction, you know full well the impact that your addiction has on your relationships with any person in your life. More often than not, the relationships that are impacted the most by addiction are the ones with your family. When your family members know that you are struggling with addiction, they are put in the uncomfortable position of caring about you and loving you but not wanting to be around you when you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.  


As you are working toward recovery, it is understandable that you will want to rebuild relationships that may have been damaged as a result of your addiction. If you enroll in any one of the treatment programs at the Legacy Healing Center, you and your family will have the opportunity to take part in family therapy. This form of therapy provides you and your family with the chance to have open and honest communication about your addiction. Our counselors can also supply you with the tools and the guidance that you need to redevelop your relationship.  

Once you are done with treatment, it’s important that you dedicate time to being with your family. A fun bonding experience could be to sit down with your family and plot out a fun adventure to visit various locations in the Tampa area that every family member can enjoy.  

Looking for Things to Do? Try These.

There is no shortage of family-friendly things that you can do in and around the Tampa area. Whether you live in Tampa and you are looking for day trips or you are planning a full-fledged vacation to Tampa, here are a few suggestions of places that you should make time to visit.  


Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park

Spending the day at the zoo is always a fun adventure for every member of your family. Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park features over 1300 different animals. You can take advantage of feeding a giraffe, petting a stingray, or feeling the hard and bumpy shell of a giant tortoise. The zoo is open seven days per week all year round. On Sunday, the zoo is open between 9 AM to 5 PM and 9:30 AM to 5 PM Monday through Saturday.  

1101 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33604


Busch Gardens

Without question, Busch Gardens is one of the most popular attractions in Tampa Pay. You can easily spend the entire day getting lost in all of the attractions that this theme park has to offer. If riding on different roller coasters isn’t a thrill to you, be sure to check out the live entertainment shows and live animals that fill various sections of the park.  

10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, Florida 33612


Glazer Children’s Museum

Are you traveling with young children? If so, you should set aside time to visit the Glazer Children’s Museum. From the moment that you step foot into this museum, your little one is sure to be entranced by the hands-on activities throughout the building. Over and above the awesome attractions, the other fantastic thing about this museum is the fact that it is open seven days a week. Although the hours are limited to between 1 PM and 6 PM on Sundays, during the rest of the week the museum is open between 10 AM and 5 PM.  

110 W. Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, Florida 33602 


George M. Steinbrenner Field

If you are a baseball fan and find yourself making plans during baseball season, you should check out the baseball schedule at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The New York Yankees call this field their home during spring training. Between April and September, the Tampa Tarpons, an affiliate of the Yankees, play roughly 70 games. With ticket prices starting as low as $5.00, visiting the stadium is a budget-friendly excursion.  

1 Steinbrenner Drive, Tampa, Florida 33614 


Adventure Island

While Tampa is beautiful, it can definitely get hot during the day. If you are looking for a way to beat the heat, Adventure Island is the perfect place to accomplish that goal. This water park is located directly across the stress from Busch Gardens and features a combination of fun water rides and relaxing lazy rivers. Younger children are sure to enjoy the water playground while adults can cool off in any one of the wave pools.  

10001 McKinley Drive, Tampa, Florida 33612 


Croc Encounters

Have you ever wanted to learn more about crocodiles and other wildlife in the Tampa area? Take a trip over to Croc Encounters. This unique park offers self-guided and educational tours that teach you about crocodiles, tortoises, turtles, and snakes. This venue also hosts different events throughout the years that features different animals. 

8702 Bowles Road, Tampa, Florida 33637


The Tampa Bay History Center

The Tampa Bay History Center is filled with fascinating information about the development of Tampa Bay. You can learn more about the everglades as well as the pirates that patrolled the coast.  

801 Old Water Street, Tampa, Florida 33602


Remember, if you are struggling with any aspect of addiction, the professionals at the Legacy Healing Center are here to help you. We provide you with options for both inpatient and outpatient treatment as well as a recovery plan that suits your individual needs. The first step is to reach out to one of our intake specialists. He or she can answer any questions you have regarding our treatment options and help to put a plan in place for you to come to our treatment center.  

We encourage you to reach out to us today at (888) 534-2295. We look forward to hearing from you!

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