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Your Guide to the Best Family-Friendly Things to Do in Seminole Heights

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Looking for the perfect, family-friendly activities? We have you covered with the best things to do in Seminole Heights! Your kids will love all of these adventures in this historic neighborhood in Central Tampa.

Check out our list of these 5 family-friendly things to do in Seminole Heights.

If you’re a family that likes a little bit of a challenge, you’ll love Rabbit Hole Escape Games. You’ll have 60-75 minutes to complete a goal by solving clues and puzzles. The games are multi-room and interactive to ensure a memorable experience for everyone.

They have a variety of escape rooms to choose from. There’s 2 Skunk Ape adventures – Shadows & The Lore. Your team will need to solve clues and puzzles along with a story-based game. They also have a puzzle-putt called Alice’s Tee Time. This game is for 2 players and involves a 9 hole indoor mini-golf puzzle game in an Alice in Wonderland theme.

From now through October 31st, they’re offering a Spooky Halloween add-on (just $3 per booking) which provides some fun, yet mild scares.

📍 5205 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603

Monday–Wednesday | 2PM–8PM
Thursday–Friday | 12PM–9PM
Saturday | 1PM–9:30PM
Sunday | 12PM–6PM

This is the perfect spot to cool off with the kids on a hot day. Giddens Parks is a fully-equipped playground with a splash pad and interactive fountain. It also has sports courts and tons of open space to play games. If you have a furry friend, there’s also a dog park!

This park is popular for runners and rollerbladers if you’re looking to sweat it out. After a day full of activities enjoy a picnic in the covered area with the family. It’s a full day of fun for everyone!

📍 951 E Giddens Ave, Tampa, FL 33603

Sunday–Saturday | 8AM–Dusk

Do you have animal lovers in the family? If so, you need to go to ZooTampa! It’s a 63-acre nonprofit zoo and was voted the #1 family-friendly zoo in the US by Parents Magazine!

With a mission to protect and preserve wildlife, it’s hard not to fall in love with this place. You’ll see every kind of animal-like hippos, penguins, elephants, and so much more. Spend your day connecting with wildlife in the most fun and immersive ways.

📍 1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

Sunday–Saturday | 9:30AM–5PM

If you and your family love one-of-a-kind pieces then you’ll love Far Forest Exchange. This shop brings you the best vintage clothes and decor to deck out your wardrobe or your home. Have the kids pick out their favorite piece for their room or treat yourself!

They also have a selection of books and vinyls for the old soul in you. If you’re looking for some inspiration to spruce up your wardrobe or decor, this is the place to go to! 

📍 6611 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

Monday–Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday–Thursday | 11AM–5PM
Friday–Saturday | 12PM–6PM
Sunday | 12PM–5PM

Get Some Sweet Treats

We all scream for these amazing ice cream spots in Seminole Heights. Treat your kids and yourself to some delicious treats at Bo’s Ice Cream or Revolution Ice Cream (or both, we won’t judge).

Bo’s Ice Cream is a window service that offers soft serve with creative flavors and toppings. They also have shakes and dip cones! At Revolution Ice Cream you can get flavors you’ve probably never seen before. We recommend Matt’s Fatty Rolls which is  cinnamon roll ice cream! You’re guaranteed to find something everyone loves at both locations.

Revolution Ice Cream

📍6701 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

Monday–Thursday | 12PM–10PM
Friday–Saturday | 12PM–11PM
Sunday | 1PM–9PM

Bo's Ice Cream

Bo’s Ice Cream
📍 7101 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

Monday–Sunday | 11AM–10PM

More Things to Do in Seminole Heights

There’s so many things to do in Seminole Heights. Check out these other blogs to start planning out your adventures:
6 Best Places with Live Music in Seminole Heights
5 Best Dive Bars in Seminole Heights
9 Best Bars in Seminole Heights
5 Best Bakeries in Seminole Heights
7 Best Spots for Brunch in Seminole Heights
6 Best Restaurants in Seminole Heights

Natalie Monzon

Natalie Monzon

Natalie is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Orlando City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Orlando area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinOrlando on social.

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