Local Area Attractions
Gourmet Italian restaurant just 3 minutes from Paradise Lakes Resort. THE Local Favorite for fine dining! Incredible food, from fresh seafood to steaks and pasta – you can’t go wrong eating here!
Phone 813-909-9694 • ItalianRestaurantTampa.com
Hungry Harry’s Bar-B-Que
Located just across the street from Paradise Lakes. Whiskey Willys bar has live entertainment on the weekends, pool tables and friendly service. Owned by Paradise residents, it’s a favorite of many local Paradisians.
Phone 813-949-9171 • Whiskey Willys Lutz
The following are places that are an easy drive from Paradise Lakes Resort. You may want to visit Busch Gardens, Epcot Center, Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, National Manatee Preserve, Beautiful Gulf Beaches, Cape Kennedy, and much more. Visit some of these web sites and see what you can explore outside of Paradise Lakes Resort:
Experience polar bears and penguins in Florida? You bet! You’ll also see manatees, otters, walrus, whales…you’ll be amazed at all the animals!
Busch Gardens, Tampa
Soar at 60 mph on the world’s two tallest inverted roller coasters, then trek the plains of Africa, escape from fiery volcanoes, or cool off on unforgettable white-water adventure rides!
Universal Studios, Orlando
Universal Orlando offers an unforgettable vacation for every member of your family. You can ride the movies at Universal Studios Theme Park.
Adventure Island, Tampa
Opened in 2000, Adventure Island’s Wahoo Run, the ultimate family ride, plunges up to five riders more than 15 feet per second as the half-enclosed tunnel corkscrews more than 600 feet to a waiting splash pool.
Enjoy the magic of Walt Disney World in Orlando! The resort features four theme parks: Epcot, Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and two water parks: Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon!
Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park
The park serves as a rehabilitation center and refuge for endangered West Indian manatees that have been orphaned or injured in the wild and also for manatees that have been born in captivity.
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Kennedy Space Center
The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex provides an exhilarating and educational experience of the space program. You can tour the Rocket Garden, or board a full-scale replica of the Space Shuttle Explorer.