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Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Tampa, FL
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“fishing pier” (125 reviews)
“tampa bay” (283 reviews)
“rest area” (97 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A spectacular component in the sunshine skyway highway this is a beautifully designed highway bridge with great views of blue waters all around.Located on Tampa/old Tampa bay.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 days ago

First, it went from A to B and didn't fall down. It is one of the first single-tower suspension bridges in the US and quite attractive. On a clear day a spectacular view of downtown Tampa and St. Petersburgh skylines. Ships at anchor or entering/leaving...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Coming from a coastal bay town, the bridge was less impressive to us than it might be to some. Still worth a drive, particularly at sunrise or sunset.

Thank FHBuff
Reviewed 6 days ago

This bridge is famous as much for its beautiful design as it is for the historic accidents associated with it. Because there have been so many suicide attempts from this point, it is illegal to walk across or stop for photos. Sightseers can take pictures...More

Thank thegozguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic view of the Bay. Difficult to park but great to take long walks or bicycle rides. You can watch the boats come and go.

Thank Hermann G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice smooth roadway and great view if you are not afraid of heights.very high bridge, good fishing piers too

1  Thank AnimalmanDon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been over and under this magnificent landmark bridge. It is visible from miles away. Fishing pears at both ends give you a chance to get up close.there is a viewing station south of the bridge on I 275 it’s a real icon for...More

Thank Robert Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

An impressive bridge. If in Tampa a must see. The best place is to drive south on the I 275.At the end of the causway there is a rest area where you can look back at the bridge

1  Thank ppowerken
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was definitely scary to see it and when I got on the bridge as I was driving, but after I passed I just realized how amazing and how massive this bridge is.

Thank Raul D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Subshine Skyway is a magnificent bridge, designed by a famous French bridge designer, with long, spectacular causeways leading to it on each side. It is just a few feet lower than the Golden Gate Bridge, with amazing views of Tampa Bay, Boca Ciega Bay...More

1  Thank Michael E
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Alex B
28 September 2017|
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Response from JOEYGCentralWi | Reviewed this property |
ALEX,,just drive over the bridge,,its an easy one,,slight incline..lots to see,,thats all im giving
Alex B
28 September 2017|
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Response from Timothy P | Reviewed this property |
No worries - just go the opposite way - go north on I-275 from St Pete beach, merge on to I-4 east in Tampa and then I-75 south. Then you can drive down toward Sarasota and connect west over toward it wherever you'd like... More
Jeanmarie E
27 August 2017|
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Response from 774terrancej | Reviewed this property |
about 10 mins.