Things to Do in Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock® Casino
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino® in Tampa, just 3.5 miles from Sheraton Tampa East on our complimentary shuttle, is one of the world's largest casinos with over 5,000 machines and over 90 game tables. Try your hand at 3-Card-Poker, Blackjack, Mini Baccarat, then test your luck on the slots with Cash Spin, Wild Cherry, Five Times Pay and more. This Tampa casino will guarantees the ultimate gaming experience.
Busch Gardens® Tampa
Ever wanted to play tug-of-war with a tiger or travel faster than 100 miles per hour? Our hotel near Busch Gardens® Tampa puts Florida vacationers within minutes of these opportunities. Explore Jungala amd discover a colorful village, take a zipline adventure over treetops, ride the famous Gwazi rollercoaster, and connect up close with exotic animals.
Topgolf Tampa is Tampa's premier destination for golf, games, food, and fun. There's something for everyone at this golf complex, so you can play like a pro or simply hang out with friends. The venue is open:
Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 12:00am
Friday: 9:00am - 2:00am
Saturday: 8:00am - 2:00am
Sunday: 9:00am - 12:00am
Florida State Fairgrounds
The Florida State Fairgrounds is home to the annual Florida State Fair, which salutes Florida's best in the agriculture and equestrian industry and includes food, shows, rides, shopping and music for 12 full days each year. Our hotel is just 3 miles away and we offer a complimentary shuttle to the venue. The fairgrounds is also host to many other events and concerts throughout the year and is home to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center and the Cracker Country Museum. For more information on the venue and events, visit the Florida State Fairgrounds site.
MidFlorida Credit Union® Amphitheatre
Located within the Florida State Fairgrounds, this Tampa amphitheatre is an outdoor, state-of-the-art facility that hosts numerous big concerts and events throughout the year. View the extensive event schedule here. Sheraton Tampa East Hotel is located just 3 miles away, making us the ideal upscale hotel when attending concerts at the MidFlorida Credit Union® Amphitheatre. For most events, our guests enjoy a free scheduled shuttle within five miles of the hotel.
Historic Ybor City
Ybor City is a historic neighborhood in Tampa near downtown known as Tampa's Latin Quarter. The area was originally founded by cigar manufacturers in the 1880s and first populated by immigrants from Cuba, Spain and Italy. Ybor City is known for its eclectic cuisine and shops, as well as for art galleries and museums. At night, Ybor City comes alive with numerous bars and nightclubs featuring music from jazz, blues, and authentic salsa, to reggae and hip-hop.
The Sheraton Tampa East Hotel is located just 7 miles from Ybor City.
Amalie® Arena is home to the Tampa Bay Lightning and Arena Football League's Tampa Bay Storm. This versatile venue also regularly hosts national hockey and basketball championships as well as concerts. Sheraton Tampa East is the ideal hotel to relax by the pool and then head to the game or concert, just 13 miles away.
View the Amalie® Arena concert and event schedule here.
Westfield Brandon Mall
Westfield Brandon Mall is a top shopping destination just 4 miles from our Tampa hotel, and offering 158 stores from Macy's, Dick's Sporting Goods, BCBG Maxazria, White House Black Market, Brookstone, Sephora, Express, American Eagle, Hollister and more. There are also numerous dining options to choose from including California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, Ryuu Japanese Steakhouse and more. To learn more about what Westfield Brandon Mall has to offer, visit their site.