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Hops and History in Tampa, Florida For Yahoo Travel

Downtown Tampa has changed. Just a few years ago, the urban core was a ghost town on nights and weekends. But thanks to a few pioneering business owners and an ongoing series of city projects, downtown and the surrounding districts are now the place to be.

Great news because these are the most historic parts of the city. Within just a few miles of each other are the one-time cigar capital of the world, the former headquarters of the Spanish-American War, and the landing site of the world’s first commercial flight.

Today, these historic sites are getting new life. Brewers, restaurants, and hotels have set up shop in Tampa’s oldest and most significant buildings. Here’s to a history and hops-filled Thursday night in Tampa.

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