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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 route planner.
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  • Sunshine skyway bridge is an architectural masterpiece spanning the entire Tampa Bay, connecting St. Petersburg on north with Bradenton on south. It's one of the longest bridges in world. At the...  more »
  • Visited the bridge and there was a beautiful h on one side and fish pier on the other. Lots of birds at the beach part, jumping fish was a lovely suprise.  more »
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