Ever wanted to get up close to some of the world’s most iconic aquatic animals? You won’t want to miss out on a visit to the Florida Aquarium, right here in Tampa! Ranked in the Top 10 Aquariums in the Country, this breathtaking aquarium is home to 14,000 animals and tons of exciting opportunities for you and your family. Not only can you explore the main building, with exhibits that represent ecosystems from all over the world, but you can also check out the many tours that leave directly from the aquarium. A couple of our favorites include the Wild Dolphin Cruise, where you can possibly see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat, and the Behind-the-Scenes tour for a view of what goes into caring for the animals and keeping the aquarium in perfect shape. Beyond its amazing residents, the Florida Aquarium is a pioneer in marine conservation and education.