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Sunshine Skyway Bridge

USA-19, Terra Ceia, FL 34250, USA

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About Sunshine Skyway Bridge

A cable-stayed bridge spanning the Lower Tampa Bay connecting St. Petersburg, Florida to Terra Ceia. The current Sunshine Skyway opened in 1987 and is the second bridge of that name on the site.



Attractions near Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge10.96km from Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Located on Egmont Key, at the mouth of Tampa Bay, it can only be reached by boat or ferry. The Egmont Key Lighthouse and the ruins of Fort Dade, a Spanish–American War era fort, are located in the park. The entire 328 acres (133 ha) island is actually part of Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge.

The Dalí (Salvador Dalí Museum)16.33km from Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Art museum dedicated to the works of Salvador Dalí. It houses the largest collection of Dalí's works outside Europe.

Museum of Fine Arts17.26km from Sunshine Skyway Bridge

The comprehensive collection of more than 20,000 objects includes major works by the French artists Monet, Morisot, Barye, Rodin, Corot, and Bourdelle, and the Americans Inness, Hassam, Bellows, O’Keeffe, Pearlstein and Andrew Wyeth. Also on view are ancient Greek and Roman, Egyptian, Asian, African, pre-Columbian, Native American art and objects.

St. Pete Pier™17.33km from Sunshine Skyway Bridge

A landmark pleasure pier extending into Tampa Bay. The last iteration of the pier was named the Inverted Pyramid Pier. It featured a five-story inverted pyramid-shaped building.

Weedon Island Preserve25.42km from Sunshine Skyway Bridge

A 3,190 acre natural area predominately an estuarine preserve composed of upland and aquatic ecosystems such as mangrove forests, pine/scrubby flatwoods, and maritime hammock, and is home to a variety of native wildlife.

Henry B. Plant Museum40.84km from Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Plant Hall was formerly known as the Tampa Bay Hotel, which was a 511-room resort hotel opened on February 5, 1891 by Henry B. Plant near the terminus of his rail line. The museum's exhibits focus on Gilded Age tourism, the elite lifestyle of the hotel's guests, and the building's use during the Spanish–American War.

Where is Sunshine Skyway Bridge

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Hillsborough County was created on January 25, 1834 and its area was much larger and included eight other present-day counties: Charlotte County, DeSoto, Hardee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota.