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Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Tampa

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Sunshine Skyway Bridge, considered the "flag bridge" of Florida, stretches across Tampa Bay and features a cable-stayed main span. The original bridge was built in 1954, but construction on the current bridge began in 1982 and it was re-opened in 1987. Many visitors love crossing the bridge to take in views over the water. You must pay a small toll, but it's worth it to snap a few photos from this spot. You can stop at a nearby park on the St. Petersburg side of the bridge to rest, swim, or have a picnic. To visit Sunshine Skyway Bridge on your trip to Tampa, use our Tampa vacation generator.
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  • To cross the bridge, it must be on the highway. It is nice big and imposants.tres beautiful construction lives up to America, who see everything in grand. ☺
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  • The bridge gives Floridians a thrill because we are used to driving on flat roads. Of course there was the barge that hit some of the pilings a number of years ago and caused some cars to fall off, ki...  more »
  • I travel the bridge often mostly a nice ride ,but on windy days be careful next to trucks it can be a handful if your not paying attention the trucks can fool you into thinking there is no wind when p...  more »