Tampa Convention Center Located Along “Greatest Place in America”—The Tampa Riverwalk

11/9/2018

View of the Tampa Riverwalk from the Tampa Convention Center shows conference attendees enjoying the waterfront views

Location, location, location!

The American Planning Association recently announced that the Tampa Riverwalk won their Greatest Places in America: People’s Choice Award. This award recognizes an outstanding location in America, known for its excellent urban planning. The Tampa Riverwalk won this distinction thanks to public votes.

The Tampa Convention Center is proud to be located along this beautiful 2.6-mile waterfront path. Visitors can step out of our south exits right onto the Tampa Riverwalk to enjoy waterfront views and Florida sun.

The Riveralk connects some of the most popular attractions downtown, including the Tampa Bay History Center, the Tampa Museum of Art, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, the Straz Center, and the popular Ulele Restaurant. Our convenient location as one of the waypoints along the Riverwalk gives guests access to these hotspots in Tampa’s downtown.

If you’re visiting for a convention, click here to see our virtual Riverwalk tour and identify the walkable attraction that you can visit during your event breaks.

The Tampa Convention Center would like to wish the Tampa Riverwalk a big congratulations for this well-deserved honor. 

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