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Majestic palm trees fringe the meticulously kept yards along the streets of Port Tampa City in Tampa, Florida. Not to be confused with sizeable Port Tampa, this historic community is encompassed by zip code 33616 in Hillsborough County. Originally built as the end of Henry Plant’s railway line, Port Tampa City has seen many notable guests disembark and visit, including Stephen Crane, Clara Barton and Theodore Roosevelt. American soldiers also used it as the primary port to disembark during the Spanish-American War.
Picnic Island Park is within the neighborhood of Port Tampa City and is on Florida’s Great Birding Trail. Wildlife observers will delight in the numerous species to be found in this area. A beach and water sport activities, such as kayaking, fishing, and boating, add to the charm of Picnic Island Park. A partially-fenced area allows canine friends to frolic and wade into the water with their owners.
Tampa International Airport and Saint Petersburg Clearwater International Airport are both within 30 minutes of Port Tampa City. Students residing in this community can attend such notable universities as the University of Southern Florida in Saint Petersburg or the University of Tampa, which is close to the heart of downtown Tampa. Both cities boast major attractions, trendy shopping opportunities, and fine restaurants. College students find nightlife in these cities an exciting adventure.
Adjacent to MacDill Air Force Base and bordered by Old Tampa Bay to the west, Port Tampa City is comprised of a fascinating mixture of contemporary town homes, single-family homes–some with historical significance–and industrial businesses port-side.