Attractions & Places to Go at Treasure Island
Tampa Zoo: Five (5) different sections. Africa section has a 20 min. Tram ride around it for those who don’t want to walk. They also rent self-propelled and electric wheel chairs. There is also the Australian area, the Primates, Asian animals and Florida Boardwalk featuring manatees. Cost is $29 per person in group of 15 or more plus $20.00 for bus transportation.
St. Pete’s Sunken Gardens: Botanical paradise with waterfalls, demonstration gardens and exotic plants. Has a guided tour which is under 90 minutes long. Wheelchair accessible. Cost is $8 for seniors over 62 plus $20 for bus fare.
Ybor City: Historical landmark that is the “Greenwich City” of Tampa. Great place to wander amongst many restaurants, micro-breweries, cigar bars, and historical city with great character. Bus cost only at $20/person.
Dinner Cruise from St. Pete’s: 2.5-3 hour evening cruise with views of Tampa Bay as you dance to live music/entertainment. On Sundays, board at 5:30 pm. Dinner is optional and is ready within an hour. Cost for dinner is $35 plus $20 for bus transportation.
John’s Pass Marine: Great village only 1.6 miles north of Bilmar Resort to walk around and shop for souvenirs at over 100 merchants, many restaurants or board a boat for dolphin watching. Local bus shuttle for tips only.
Victory Ship Museum: Only one of 3 ships remaining of 531 built in 1944 in 55 days! These ships were used from WWII through Vietnam wars. Cost is $5 for veterans and seniors over 65 plus $20 for bus fare.
Hard Rock Casino: Just 35 miles (50 minutes) to lose this month’s pension! It is the closest and most traveled to casino in Central Florida. Based on Albuquerque, only a van load went so suggest use of cars/carpooling or Uber.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football Game 12 November: Schedule has not been posted as yet if they are at home or away………
Golf at MacDill AFB: Bring your clubs or rent at one of two courses at the base. $45 plus rental clubs. NOTE: Only 4 played at NM so suggest carpooling. Doubt Uber can get on the base.
Deep Sea Fishing: This is a possibility if there are enough interested. Checking on costs but party boat will be the cheapest.
Armed Forces Museum: Unless funding comes forward, scheduled to close 1/29/17