On the West Coast of Florida, Tampa currently stands as the third largest city in the state as it houses a population of 352,957 and takes up 2,201 square miles of Hillsborough County. Founded in 1824 by the United States Army, this city is full of exciting unlocked treasures. Tampa now offers a combination of rich history and modern landscaping that keeps the residents of the city busy.
Florida is known to get hot throughout the year, but Tampa is a city known for its great weather as the temperature rarely exceeds 100 degrees. Tampa is made up of an abundance of parks to enjoy the year-round great weather. They have an average of one park for every 2,300 residents. Some of the city’s favorite parks include Tampa Bay Boulevard Linear Park, Snow Park, and Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. A few of the city’s other major highlights include Busch Gardens, various large museums, several beaches, and the city’s football team, the Buccaneers. Tampa also holds many festivals, a tradition in Tampa. Two of their biggest celebrations are Guavaween and Gasparilla. Guavaween is a Latin-flavored Halloween celebration hosted the last weekend in October and Gasparilla is Tampa’s version of Mardi Gras that dates back to 1904.
Over the years, Tampa has become known for many taste bud ticklers that are sure to satisfy your cravings. Their claim to fame is the Cuban sandwich and can be found at one of the local’s favorite restaurants, The Refinery and Bern’s. Tampa is also starting to become highly known across the country for craft breweries, such as Cigar City Brewing. Sports are also a popular form of entertainment in the Tampa area. The local teams include The NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers who won the Super Bowl in 2002, the MLB Tampa Bay Rays, the NASL Tampa Bay Rowdies, and the NHL Tampa Bay Lightning who won the Stanley cup in 2004. The city of Tamps also provides many educational opportunities being the 8th largest school district in the United States, and being home to top rated college, The University of Tampa.
With great weather and friendly people, Tampa is a wonderful place to settle down and call home. Aspen Square Management is proud to have one Tampa apartment community, Allister Place, along with some of the finest apartments near Tampa, FL; Madison at Largo, Lakes at Port Richey, Stillwater Palms, Cypress Winds, and Kendall Ridge. Each of these beautiful communities offers a variety of different floor plan sizes from one to three bedroom apartments for rent in Tampa, FL. Allister Place is located in the heart of Tampa within Temple Terrace and gives you easy access to I-275, I-4 and I-75 so commuting anywhere will be a breeze! This community is also conveniently located near USF and serves as great off campus apartments for rent. Madison at Largo and the Lakes at Port Richey are conveniently located near several beaches. Stillwater Palms offers student housing for CFI and St. Petersburg College students. Cypress Winds offers off-campus Tampa, Florida apartments for students attending SCF, the University of Miami or MTC. Kendall Ridge is located in a prime location and is just a short drive from Ellenton Premium Outlets and Anna Maria Island. Aspen ensures a positive lifestyle by equipping our properties with 24-hour Fitness Centers, Dog Parks, Resort-Style Pools, Volley Ball Courts, and so much more! Our apartments in Tampa, FL will have exactly what you are looking for and more. Experience the enormous variety of attractions and perks in Tampa while calling one of our many Aspen Square Communities home.