The Tampa Shores neighborhood is located in the western portion of Tampa with easy access to the main streets of Hillsborough Avenue, Sheldon Road, Waters Avenue, the Town and Country business areas, and Veterans Expressway.
Access to the major corridors and expressway provides residents with numerous opportunities for shopping, dining, recreational activities as well as quick and convenient access to the gulf beaches and Tampa International Airport.
West on Hillsborough Avenue leads to the city of Oldsmar, which features additional dining and shopping venues, the large Oldsmar Flea Market and thoroughbred racing at Tampa Bay Downs. The Downs features live poker games and a 22-acre golf facility.
There are several recreation centers in the vicinity offering activities and programs. Timberlane Recreation, Center, Sandra Perrone Recreation Center, Woodbridge, Jackson Springs Recreation Center and the YMCA are all within a short drive of the Tampa Shores community.
For additional entertainment Country Way Golf, Westchase Golf Club, Pinchasers bowling alley on Hillsborough Avenue, and Skateworld roller skating rink are within a short drive from the neighborhood.
Tampa Shores is convenient to the Hillsborough Square Shopping Center, Target, Walmart and Publix along with assorted retail outlets and specialty shops.
Schools near Tampa Shores are Davis Elementary, Alonso High School, and Helen Ayala Davis Elementary.
Churches near the neighborhood are Spanish Emmanuel SDA Church, Northwest Tampa Church, Bay Life Assembly of God, St. Peter and Paul Maronite, and Sheldon Road Baptist Church.
Medical facilities a short distance from Tampa Shores are the Town and Country Hospital, Tree of Life Medical Center, Bayside Clinic and Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology.
Located in zip code 33615, Tampa Shores is bordered by Drummond Road to the north, Imperial Key to the east and south, and bordered on the west by a canal leading to Tampa Bay.