Tampa's Ybor City began its intriguing history when cigar makers settled here after a disastrous fire that drove the industry ... More
Downtown Ybor City
Tampa's Ybor City began its intriguing history when cigar makers settled here after a disastrous fire that drove the industry north from Key West. Today it is a National Historic Landmark District lined with old buildings and historic sites. Today's Ybor is a lively and popular shopping, dining and entertainment district featuring everything from museums to flamenco dancing and of course, plenty of cigars. The area really comes alive when the sun sets with a bevy of nightlife options.
A century ago, here in the Latin Quarter of Tampa, cigarmaker Vincente Martinez Ybor began an industry that brought this
city international renown: those famed Tampa cigars. It was also here that poet and patriot Jose Marti, the hero ...
The Courtyard is located approximately 10 miles from Busch Gardens and six miles from Tampa International Airport. The hotel is
also half a mile from Ybor City, one mile from Saint Pete Times Forum and Florida Aquarium, three miles ...
The Florida Aquarium is among the top aquariums in the world, with over 10,000 aquatic plants and animals, representing over
600 different species at this aquarium. Visitors will see sharks, otters, gators, birds, and exotic sea dragons, plus enjoy ...