- Palma Ceia
- Harbor Island
- Hyde Park
- New Tampa
- Seminole Heights
- Davis Islands
- St. Pete
Palma Ceia is a neighborhood located southwest of downtown Tampa, and is bounded by Morrison Ave to the north; Bay to Bay Blvd to the south; Dale Mabry Highway to the west; and the Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway to the east. Palma Ceia is home to the appropriately named Palma Ceia Country Club and also located adjacent to the exclusive Golfview community. The neighborhood is within the district of Henry B. Plant High School. Aesthetically it is most known for its bricked streets, grand oaks, and hosts a wide variety in home styles from bungalows to Mansions.
The neighborhood is also home to the Palma Ceia Design District, centered around the intersection of MacDill Ave. and Bay to Bay Blvd. This district contains many specialty boutiques and cafes and is a half-mile walk from Bayshore Boulevard. Zip codes include 33609, 33629.
Hyde Park is a historic district adjacent to the University of Tampa and Downtown with gorgeous tree lined streets, upscale shopping, and an eclectic choice of restaurants. It has easy access to downtown and is host to many outdoor festivals which help give this neighborhood its unique charm. Roughly, the boundaries of the neighborhood include the Hillsborough Bay to the east, Kennedy Blvd to the north, historic and picturesque Bayshore Boulevard to the east and south, and Armenia Avenue to the west. Zip Codes include 33606.
With stellar schools, easy access to both I-275 and I-75, and practically unlimited choices of luxury communities to call home, New Tampa just might be the perfect combination of urban lifestyle mixed with suburban convenience and peacefulness. Master planned communities, golf, and big box retailers make living easy.
New Tampa is bounded by Lutz to the west, Wesley Chapel to the north, Morris Bridge Road (near Thonotosassa) to the east, and the University community and the University of South Florida to the south. ZIP codes include 33647.
Seminole Heights is known for its historic craftsman style bungalows from the early 20th century. The area is popular among young professionals and families who are seeking an alternative to master planned communities. The area contains two designated historical districts including Seminole Heights (local and national designation), and Hampton Terrace (national designation).
In 2003, Southeast Seminole Heights was named Best Neighborhood in America by NUSA. More recently, in July 2009, This Old House Magazine ranked Seminole Heights among the best places to buy an old house for: Families, Green Thumbs, Cottages and Bungalows, Single Women Homebuyers, Porch Sitters, Walkers, and The South. Overall, Seminole Heights was in the top eight of editor’s picks.
Seminole Heights’ boundaries are the Hillsborough River to the west and north, MLK Blvd. to the south and 22nd St. to the east. Zip codes include 33604, 33603, and 33610.
Westchase is a master-planned, deed restricted community encompassing over 2000 acres. Westchase is perfectly located within 20-30 minutes of the airport, Westshore Business District and 25-35 minutes to St. Petersburg and the beaches. Each neighborhood has its own hub of activity which comes together at the two Swim & Tennis Centers, two playgrounds, sport fields and the Westchase Town Centers. The community is easily accessible from the Veteran’s Expressway, Linebaugh Avenue and Racetrack Road. Westchase is also conveniently located to three major malls – Westfield Citrus Park, International Plaza, and Westfield Westshore Plaza.
Westchase is located halfway between Tampa and Clearwater. Its boundaries include Oldsmar to the west, Keystone to the north, Town ‘n’ Country to the south and Citrus Park to the east. The main zip code for the area is 33626.
Located within minutes from Tampa International Airport and on the edge of Downtown Tampa, Davis Islands has long been a destination for bicyclists, runners, yachting, tennis, socializing and eating. Davis Island is also home to Peter O. Knight Airport and the Davis Island Yacht Club. East Davis Boulevard is the commercial area of the neighborhood. Along several blocks there are restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops in a tranquil sidewalk setting. The area is also very pet-friendly due to the pedestrian nature of the island. There is an eclectic mix of architectural styles from older ranches to palatial Mediterranean luxury homes. The zip code for the area is 33606.
Harbor Island is an island neighborhood within the city limits of Tampa, and the sub-district within Downtown Tampa. The island consists of exclusive residential areas, with high-end hotels, luxury condos, nightclubs and cafes at the northernmost strip.
It is situated adjacent to Downtown across the Garrison Channel. The Tampa Convention Center is located directly across the Harbor Island Bridge and Channelside is just across Beneficial Drive, both within walking distance. The TECO Streetcar “In-Town” trolley connects the island to Downtown and Channelside. The zip code serving the area is 33602.
Channelside is a residential and entertainment district just east of Downtown Tampa. It is bordered by Ybor Channel on the east and Garrison Channel on the south. Notable attractions in this area include the Tampa Port Authority containing the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida, Florida Aquarium, American Victory Museum, and Channelside Bay Plaza for the nightlife and dining. Recently, a boom of construction on high rise condos and mixed-use skyscrapers along the Channel aims to transform the entire downtown area. Twin 30-story upscale condos, Towers of Channelside, were completed in 2007, with many other mid and high-rises completed since. More shopping and entertainment is also coming to the area, along with an urban park. The zip code is 33602.
Known as Tampa’s Latin Quarter for over a century, Ybor City is an exotic blend of aromas, flavors, sights and sounds. From the scent of roasting Cuban coffee early in the morning to the rhythms of Latin music late into the night, Ybor is a feast for the senses. Enjoy urban living or find a historic bungalow to call home.
The neighborhood has been designated as a National Historic Landmark District, and several structures in the area are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. In 2008, 7th Avenue, the main commercial thoroughfare in Ybor City, was recognized as one of the “10 Great Streets in America” by the American Planning Association. The official boundaries of the Historic Ybor neighborhood are I-4 to the north, 22nd Street to the east, Adamo Drive to the south, and Nebraska Avenue to the west. The area of this district is about 1 square mile. Zip codes include 33602, 33603, and 33605.
Known for being Tampa’s premier bedroom community, Brandon/Valrico hosts a variety of chain and independent restaurants, golfing, Westfield Shopping Center Mall, Regency 20 movie theatre, a ballet company and is also home to the Florida Academy for the Performing Arts. The Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway makes commuting to Tampa quick and easy.
Brandon’s census boundaries include Interstate 75 to the west, Valrico to the east, Riverview to the south, and Seffner to the north. The zip codes include 33509, 33510, and 33511. Valrico zip codes include 33594.
St. Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, long known as a vacation destination for both American and foreign tourists. Sundrenched days spent enjoying gorgeous beaches, visiting various museums, enjoying fresh seafood, exploring the historical districts, or visiting the pier, St. Pete has endless things to keep you busy.
The city is located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. It is connected to mainland Florida to the north; with the city of Tampa to the east by causeways and bridges across Tampa Bay; and to Bradenton in the south by the Sunshine Skyway Bridge (Interstate 275), which traverses the mouth of the bay.