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Sunshine Skyway Bridge

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Address: Tampa, FL
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Beautiful View

I didn't really think about this as an attraction, but in reality it is. The view was gorgeous as be journeyed over the bridge on a sunny day. It's higher at it's peak than it... read more

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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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110 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I may upset some folks, but I did not find anything special about the bridge. Based on reviews, I expected it be a spectacular experience…I was disappointed. Okay, I admit that it has a cool architecture and nice drive, but I would not drive out of the way to just visit the bridge. As others have stated, you can pull... More 

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Toronto
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I didn't really think about this as an attraction, but in reality it is. The view was gorgeous as be journeyed over the bridge on a sunny day. It's higher at it's peak than it looks. We were on our way to the Sarasota Outlet Mall from Madiera Beach. It was actually our highlight of the trip since we didn't... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took the skyway bridge to horse-riding venue. Quite an experience to drive up the bridge - it is a steep experience.

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Thank Peter M
Sayre, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went out on the fishing pier. It was fun to watch all of the people fishing. We were able to see some dolphins out playing and to see a turtle swim by. Wish the would have had more information on the history of the bridge.

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Mesa, AZ
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it's a must see at least once. The view from the top is spectacular even though you cannot stop and enjoy it. There are fishing spots and rest areas however but those views are at ground level. Price is only $1

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Thank Larry A
Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The views are an excellent introduction to a Florida visit. A must see! There are a few rest/fishing stops along the bridge. Good picture ops!

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Thank Reggie252
Tampa
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Most of bridges fall into the category of dull and drab, monotonous extension of road, not this one - This is a iconic bridge with great scenery. Nicely maintained with sweeping views its offers from the rest areas and fishing pier which was the old bridge that collapsed due to a freighter crash. If you are lucky and at right... More 

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Thank Subramanyam K
Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've lived here almost 40 years, and while this bridge hasn't been around here that long, I never get tired of the beauty of it, and the scenic views of water, fishing bridges, huge carrier ships in water, etc., Its wonderous.

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Tampa, Florida
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not only a gorgeous bridge, but the best way to get from Pinellas county to Sarasota and Manatee counties. The old bridge still runs along side for part of the length on either side of the bridge and is used for a fishing pier.

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Brooksville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I will regularly go this was just to cross the bridge. I love the view as you go over. Plus the bridge itself is quite spectacular.

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