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Your Guide to Busch Garden Near Your Tampa Apartments

Enjoy Good Weather and Fun at Busch Gardens Amusement Park in Tampa

When you live in Florida, you enjoy some unbeatable weather. Especially near Canopy at Citrus Park, you may want to spend most of your free time outside. For a fun outdoor activity, check out a favorite local amusement park close to our Tampa apartments. At Busch Gardens, you can have a good time any day since there is always so much to do. Enjoy your visit in the following ways.

Safari and Animal Encounters

You may not realize it, but the park is also an amazing place to connect with animals. You can explore a 65-acre plain filled with animals through the Serengeti Safari. In an open-air vehicle, get up close with giraffes, zebras, rhinos, and also other African wildlife. 

In addition to the safari, you can select from different animal tours and encounters. When you go on an animal tour, you can go behind the scenes and learn about the animals and their handlers. Some favorites include the Sloth Encounter and the Gorilla Insider Tour.

Thrilling Roller Coasters and More

Of course, what the park is best known for is awesome and crazy rides. The roller coasters take you zooming through turns, down high drops, in all directions. Experience seven thrilling inversions on the Montu and a 60-foot vertical loop. Cool down with the Stanley Falls Flume splash ride. You'll see cool jungle views throughout and end with a finale 40-foot splash. 

Food and Drink

After all the fun rides and animal encounters, you gotta eat. At the park, you have your pick of several delicious restaurants and food options. Go for a classic pizza or filling burgers and fries. For barbecue, the Zambia Smokehouse is a good choice. It caters to allergy restrictions and offers indoor and outdoor seating. You'll want to sit inside on the hot days and order an icy beverage to go with your ribs or chicken. 

After a long day of fun at this amusement park near our Tampa apartments, relax with a good read. You can browse local comic book stores for some of the latest series. To see what it's like to live in the middle of all the fun, contact us. We'll answer any questions about Canopy at Citrus Park.


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