All Places in Florida - Atlas Obscura

All Places in Florida

Pensacola, Florida

Pensacola Lighthouse

A striking lighthouse with views of the Gulf of Mexico and of a military air show.
Pensacola, Florida

Chappie James Museum

A small museum celebrating the life of the first Black four-star general in Air Force history.
Pensacola, Florida

Saenger Theatre Pensacola

A Grand Dame of the vaudeville circuit restored to its former glory.
Pensacola, Florida

Johnson Beach

A pristine beach on the Gulf of Mexico with deep ties to Pensacola’s Black community.
Tampa, Florida

Ybor City Museum

Restored historic buildings, machinery, and a Mediterranean garden tell the story of a vibrant multicultural neighborhood in the heart of Tampa.
Tampa, Florida

Jose Gasparilla II

The country’s largest boat parade honors an infamous Spanish pirate—who never actually existed.
Tampa, Florida

'America, America'

This sculpture is one of many stunning features along Tampa’s Riverwalk.
Tampa, Florida

La Segunda Central Bakery

This century-old bakery produces 18,000 loaves of traditional Cuban bread every day.
Tampa, Florida

J.C. Newman Cigar Factory

Tour the oldest family-owned cigar-rolling factory in the country—then learn how to roll your own.
Tampa, Florida

Grave of Jose Perfino

Visit the final resting place of a potential pirate at this historic burial site.
Tampa, Florida

Tampa Baseball Museum

The childhood home of a Tampa sports legend now houses 135 years of baseball memorabilia.
Tampa, Florida

Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern’s Steak House

At Bern's Steak House, there's always room for dessert—it's just upstairs.
Plant City, Florida

Dinosaur World

Nearly 200 prehistoric giants lurk among the trees at this theme park.
Tampa, Florida

Wat Mongkolratanaram

Every Sunday for the last 30 years, this Buddhist temple has hosted a market with food and Thai goods.
New Port Richey, Florida

Richey Suncoast Theatre

This historic silent film-era theater is now a community playhouse with a chilling visitor.