When you attend Florida College, you become a Tampa local. Whether exploring the Tampa Bay area or visiting the gulf coast, you’ll never run out of places to explore.


Minutes from The Straz Performing Arts Center


Minutes from Amalie Arena


Minutes from St. Petersburg & The Pier


Hours to get to Disney World and Universal Orlando

Shorelines and Sunsets

Our Favorite Beaches Within an Hour of Campus

  • Apollo beach
  • Davis Island beach
  • Clearwater beach
  • Fort Desoto beach
  • Sunset beach
  • Saint Pete beach
  • Treasure Island
  • Madeira Beach
  • Pass-A-Grille Beach
  • Indian Rocks Beach
  • Longboat Key
  • Anna Maria Island

Break Time on a Budget

Our Favorite Free Hangouts

Welcome to Champa Bay

Explore the Professional Teams that Call Tampa Home

Caffeine Cravings

Our Favorite Coffee Shops

Satisfy Your Local Cravings

Our Favorite Local Restaurants and Eateries

Ranked Best for a Reason

Six reasons to make Tampa your college home:

Tampa receives the Year-End Award for Best Sports City

SmartAsset ranked the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater MSA the No. 18 best place to work in technology in the nation